September 29, 2021

Murphy Battista

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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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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August 31, 2020

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Affected by the Canada Revenue Agency privacy breach? Join the class action.

Affected by the Canada Revenue Agency privacy breach? Join the class action.

Murphy Battista LLP has filed a proposed class proceeding related to the unauthorized disclosure to a third party of the personal and financial information of thousands of Canadians from their online accounts with the Government of Canada Branded Credential Service (“GCKey”) and the Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”). The information was…

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Class Actions

June 9, 2020

Murphy Battista

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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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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December 3, 2019

Murphy Battista

Holiday Parties: Liability and Your Responsibilities as a Host and a Partygoer

Holiday Parties: Liability and Your Responsibilities as a Host and a Partygoer

T’is the season of the holiday party. The time of year when there is lots of cheer (and beer). However, as fun as holiday parties can be, they can also lead to a legal nightmare. With the recent legalization of cannabis, hosts won’t only be concerned about the liability risks…

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October 29, 2019

Murphy Battista

Teen Safety and Halloween

Teen Safety and Halloween

For a teenager, the attraction of attending Halloween parties far outweighs staying home watching a scary movie or two. As a responsible, caring parent, it’s vital to have an open conversation with your teenager about managing expectations and their safety without the drama. Below are some steps to take before…

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