What is the duty of an expert witness in a medical malpractice case?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Shumka v. Holloway, 2002 CanLII 22373 (ON SC):

The primary duty of an expert witness is to the court in that his or her opinions are accurate and cover all relevant issues, including issues that might adversely affect the opinion. If there is bias the judge will debar the evidence of a biased witness. Dunne v. Kier Group Plc (2000) 6 C.L. 46. Decision:

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