What is the current state of the law on physician negligence?

Yukon, Canada


The following excerpt is from Grennan (Estate of) v. Reddoch, 2002 YKCA 17 (CanLII):

In the leading case of ter Neuzen v. Korn, 1995 CanLII 72 (SCC), [1995] 3 S.C.R. 674, Sopinka J. noted at p. 693: It is well settled that physicians have a duty to conduct their practice in accordance with the conduct of a prudent and diligent doctor in the same circumstances.

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