May 19, 2015

Joe Battista

Joe Battista

Motorcycle Safety Awareness

Although any accident has the potential to end in a serious injury, in our experience motorcyclists are particularly prone to being involved in collisions that have catastrophic consequences for the rider. Notably, our anecdotal experience is backed up by hard data. The US non-profit Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)…

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November 21, 2014

Kristina Shelden, Resource Coordinator, PIRC

FS Financial Solutions Mission of Care Program and Registered Disability Savings Plans

I recently heard about FS Financial Solutions Mission of Care program through Spinal Cord Injury BC (SCI-BC), and although I was a touch skeptical going in, as I naturally am, I’m glad that I did. The FS Financial Solutions Mission of Care program offers a $50 dollar donation to a…

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September 29, 2014

J. Scott Stanley

J. Scott Stanley

Proud to support continuing professional development events for audiologists and speech-language pathologists

On October 24-25, 2014 the BC Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (BCASLPA) is holding their annual conference here in Vancouver. The conference provides a venue for audiologists and speech-language pathologists to learn from leading practitioners and researchers in the field present on current topics of interest to members. This…

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June 3, 2014

Joe Murphy

Joe Murphy

Acquired Brain Injury: Wheel, Walk, Run to Raise Awareness with Cheshire Homes Society of BC

On June 14th, 2014, Cheshire Homes Society of BC (CHSBC) is hosting its 6th annual awareness event, a Wheel, Walk, Run at Lumberman’s arch (3301 Stanley Park Drive) in Stanley Park Vancouver. CHSBC supports people with acquired brain injuries (ABIs) to achieve their optimal level of independence through innovative services,…

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May 6, 2014

DJ Lam, Resource Coordinator, PIRC

G.F. Strong Recreation Resource Fair shows opportunities range from the easygoing to the extreme.

Having an injury doesn’t mean we can’t have fun — whether we’re on wheels or walking. And about 40 community groups will provide proof of just that Thursday afternoon at G.F. Strong’s Recreation Resource Fair. The smoky smell of free food off the barbecue sets the scene for disabled musicians…

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April 28, 2014

Kevin Gourlay

Kevin Gourlay

Chronic Pain on CBC Radio — “The Painful Truth”

CBC Radio is running a series this week on chronic pain called “The Painful Truth.”  The first segment aired this morning and can be heard starting at the 1:21:25 mark of the show available here.

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Chronic Pain, Education

April 10, 2014

Joe Murphy

Joe Murphy

Cognitive-Communication Disorders: Evidence Based Assessment and Treatment for Speech-Language Pathologists

The firm is delighted to help sponsor this series of workshops being held April 11-12 at the Vancouver General Hospital.  The workshops are being hosted by Columbia Speech and Language Services Inc. and The Vancouver Acute, Speech-Language Pathology Practice Group of Vancouver Coastal Health. The series consists of two courses:…

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December 17, 2013

Jeffrey J. Nieuwenburg

Jeffrey J. Nieuwenburg

Do I need a lawyer? ICBC’s ad campaign…what they don’t tell you.

You may have seen the new ICBC ads in a local paper, at a bus stop or online. ICBC’s new ad campaign suggests that those injured in vehicle accidents should make informed decisions about how to handle an ICBC claim. The ads encourage people to understand their rights. We couldn’t…

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November 18, 2013

Murphy Battista

Personal Injury Law and Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCEs): 5 things you should know

Personal injury litigation and functional capacity evaluations. In the course of personal injury litigation, the plaintiff is often sent for a “Functional Capacity Evaluation” (FCE). Sometimes the plaintiff is referred for an FCE by their own lawyer to provide additional evidence of the extent of impairment, and sometimes they are…

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June 12, 2013

Brandon Souza

Brandon Souza

Murphy Battista LLP is Proud to be a Principal Sponsor in the Okanagan Conference on Brain Injury

Murphy Battista LLP is proud to be one of the Principal Sponsors of the “Pushor Mitchell Okanagan Conference on Brain Injury.” The conference is a leading educational venue for professionals, family caregivers and people living with acquired brain injury. For over two decades the conference has successfully provided an interactive…

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