Are there any cases where a plaintiff failed to call a long-standing family doctor as a witness?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Mohamud v. Yu, 2016 BCSC 1138 (CanLII):

The circumstances here are very different from those in Buksh, where the absent witnesses were not long-standing family doctors and the issue arose in the context of a trial where all clinical records had been admitted into evidence and had been before the jury. They are, however, quite similar to the circumstances in Andrews v. Mainster, 2014 BCSC 541, where the plaintiff failed to call any health care professionals who treated her before or after the accident. In that case, the court drew an adverse inference.

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