May 3, 2022

Murphy Battista

Cycle for Sight West Coast is back as a live event!

Cycle for Sight West Coast is back as a live event!

We’re thrilled to announce that Murphy Battista LLP will once again be supporting Cycle for Sight West Coast, a fundraising initiative for Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC), the country’s leading nonprofit advocate of sight-saving research.   Each year, Cycle for Sight raises funds to contribute to the fight against blindness. With events…

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March 1, 2022

Murphy Battista

Update on Fake Nurse at BC Women’s Hospital

Over the past few months, we have spoken with hundreds of women who were patients at B.C. Women’s Hospital and Health Centre (BC Women’s) during the period June 1st, 2020 to June 30th, 2021 when an unlicensed and unqualified nurse impersonator, Brigitte Cleroux (“Cleroux”) improperly became involved in patient care.…

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Class Actions, Cleroux

February 9, 2022

Murphy Battista

Considerations for Lawyers Working with Survivors of Sexual Violence

Considerations for Lawyers Working with Survivors of Sexual Violence

Janelle O’Connor wrote the article, “Considerations for Lawyers Working with Survivors of Sexual Violence,”  that was recently published in the CBABC Women Lawyers Forum, Winter 2022 newsletter. Read the article (page 6): Here.

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September 29, 2021

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All Murphy Battista offices will be closed on September 30th to observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

All Murphy Battista offices will be closed on September 30th to observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

We acknowledge the importance of understanding the history and ongoing trauma caused by residential schools and we honor those who were lost, the survivors, families and communities who continue to grieve and work towards healing. We thank the people who bravely told their stories to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission…

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Firm News

August 25, 2021

Murphy Battista

Using Constitutional Class Actions to Address Racial Discrimination

Elizabeth Emery’s paper, “A Wrench in the Social Justice Toolbox: Assessing the Constitutional Class Action as a Tool for Addressing Racial Discrimination,” was recently published in the Canadian Class Action Review, Volume 17, Issue 1. In this paper, Elizabeth provides an overview of racial profiling by police as a form…

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Class Actions

July 7, 2021

Murphy Battista

Residential and Business Loss Insurance Claims: What You Need to Know and How a Lawyer can Help

Residential and Business Loss Insurance Claims: What You Need to Know and How a Lawyer can Help

The number one thing to understand about residential and business loss insurance policies is that, as the insured, it is YOUR responsibility to prove your losses. In other words, you should not rely on your insurance company or a contractor to prove your claim. Further, it is up to you…

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June 9, 2020

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Medical malpractice disguised

Medical malpractice disguised

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor fails to provide proper medical care to the standards expected of their profession and as a result causes injury to a patient. When an injury occurs, that could have been prevented the injured patient is legally entitled to seek compensation. Many patients do not…

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April 29, 2020

Murphy Battista

We are in this together. Together we can help.

We are in this together. Together we can help.

We are all dealing with the challenges presented by COVID-19 in some way. However, a growing number of our fellow citizens are in truly precarious positions. As a firm, we are doing what we can to support front lines organizations that are helping our most vulnerable populations. While it is…

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March 8, 2020

Murphy Battista

COVID-19 Policy: Information for Clients

With ongoing developments surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the health and safety of our team, clients, and community remain our top priority. Office Protocols to Address COVID-19 Murphy Battista LLP is following all protocols recommended by the public health authorities.  In addition, the following precautions are in place at our offices:…

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COVID-19, Firm News

January 20, 2020

Murphy Battista

Proud to Sponsor the 7th Annual Vancouver Military Dinner with Proceeds Going to Soldier On.

March 15, 2020 Update: Please note that the Vancouver Military Dinner has been postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. They will be monitoring events as they unfold, and will announce a new date once they can.  Their online donation portal remains open if you’d still like to participate in supporting…

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