October 23, 2020
Legal Maxim : Actor incumbit onus probandi
Author : Tanvi Gupta
Actor incumbit onus probandi is a Latin term meaning “burden of proof lies on the plaintiff”.
This maxim states that onus to proof the claims made is on the plaintiff. He has to substantiate the claims and give proper evidence. For example, in case of any injury caused by the defendant, plaintiff need to prove before court.