November 21, 2017

Murphy Battista

Get a Great Gift for a Good Cause — Spinal Cord Injury BC

Let’s face it, most of our holiday shopping is done online, so why not support a great cause at the same time with Spinal Cord Injury BC’s (SCI BC) online ‘Gifts for Good’ event on 32 Auctions. The auction runs from November 20th through to December 3rd. With plenty of items to…

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October 24, 2017

Murphy Battista

Commercial hosts serving alcohol owe a duty of care to patrons.

This past March, Mr. Justice Kent of the Supreme Court of British Columbia set a new precedent in Widdowson v. Rockwell, 2017 BCSC 385, a summary trial of a commercial host liability claim. Murphy Battista LLP’s Paul Bosco and Joe Battista, Q.C. represented the plaintiff, Stuart Widdowson who was walking…

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September 19, 2017

Murphy Battista

Car stolen from dealership involved in three collisions causing injuries – dealership 15% liable; plaintiff not contributorily negligent

In the recent and highly unusual case of Provost v. Bolton, 2017 BCSC 1608, Murphy Battista’s Alex Sayn-Wittgenstein and Paul Bosco represented the plaintiff, Richmond RCMP Corporal Quinn Provost, for injuries sustained when a stolen vehicle hit his cruiser during a high-speed chase. Why the case is important This case…

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March 10, 2017

Murphy Battista

ICBC Part 7 benefits Q+A video

If you’ve been injured in a car accident (or any motor vehicle accident) in BC you may have heard people talk about ICBC Part 7 (no-fault) benefits. Sometimes they are called ICBC no-fault benefits, ICBC accident benefits and sometimes just “Part 7 benefits.” What they are, and how they work…

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February 9, 2017

Murphy Battista

The path to hiring a lawyer, new resource material on what you need to know

If you’ve been seriously injured, the path to understanding your legal rights isn’t always clear and hiring a lawyer for the first time can be daunting. In the time you have to recover from your injuries, you also have to ensure you take the right legal measures before signing any…

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February 1, 2017

Murphy Battista

Celebrating BC Black History Month this February

In recognition of our rich and diverse Canadian history, Murphy Battista LLP would like to bring attention to Black History Month this February. In 1995, the House of Commons officially recognized February to be Black History Month following a motion introduced by the first Black Canadian woman elected to Parliament,…

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January 6, 2017

Murphy Battista

Slip and fall injuries should be taken seriously

Slip and fall injuries should be taken seriously

With no end to the cold snap in sight, more snow in the forecast, and ongoing issues with the clearing of ice and snow from city streets the risks of injury from a slip and fall on Vancouver streets is not something to take lightly. Slip and falls frequently account…

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December 19, 2016

Murphy Battista

Murphy Battista LLP’s Community Involvement – Christmas Update

At Murphy Battista LLP, we believe in supporting our communities, especially during the Christmas season. Our sponsored charities foster growth and ongoing safety within local BC communities. In light of these efforts, Murphy Battista LLP has selected the following charities as the focus of our in-house community fundraising efforts. As we inch…

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December 1, 2016

Murphy Battista

Avoid the Lines: SCI BC’s Gifts for Good Online Silent Auction

Get a Great Gift for a Good Cause.  As part of the of the gift-giving season this year, you can skip the lines and take part in Spinal Cord Injury BC’s (SCI BC) online ‘Gifts for Good’ event on 32 Auctions. Make the most of the final days and support SCI…

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October 27, 2016

Murphy Battista

Murphy Battista Personal Injury Lawyer, Scott Stanley, Talks Setting Up His Scholarship with SCI BC

The new Scott Stanley Scholarship awarded at Spinal Cord Injury BC (SCI BC) is a fresh start for those newly injured to reach greater heights. When, Murphy Battista LLP’s personal injury lawyer, Scott Stanley, grew up in Northern Saskatchewan, his awareness of modest means was amplified. Scott’s ability in identifying the needs of…

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