Burden Of Proof In Premises Liability Case

WHAT IS THE PLAINTIFF’S BURDEN OF PROOF IN PREMISES LIABILITY CASE? In a civil trial, the plaintiff bears the burden of proof in premises liability case, which means that the plaintiff must prove the facts in the case by a preponderance of the evidence (i.e., the greater weight of the evidence, that it is more likely than not that the fact is true). The defendant does not have to prove that he or she is not liable, rather the burden is on the plaintiff.  The degree of proof required in a civil case is far less strict than in a [...]