What is the case law on expert evidence as to the standard of care?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Paniccia v. Eckert, 2012 BCSC 1428 (CanLII):

Expert evidence as to the standard of care is not always necessary. In Walls v. Ross, 2001 BCPC 187, Stansfield A.C.J. explained the kinds of circumstances in which it is likely required. At para. 74, he wrote:

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