Veronica Medved Represents Client Injured in 2012 Port Mann Bridge Ice Bomb Ordeal

April 17, 2019

Veronica Medved is representing Caryl-Lee Obrecht who suffered head trauma after a terrifying ordeal on the Port Mann Bridge in 2012 when ice bombs rained down on commuters. Read the media coverage here: CBC News BCTV News Woman claims trauma, injury from Port Mann ‘ice bombs’…

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BC’s fatality laws put seniors and children at disadvantage in pedestrian accidents. Scott Stanley quoted in the Vancouver Star.

BC’s fatality laws put seniors and children at disadvantage in pedestrian accidents. Scott Stanley quoted in the Vancouver Star.

April 3, 2019

In the first quarter of 2019, six pedestrians have been fatally injured in traffic accidents in the Lower Mainland. This tragic statistic has prompted calls to increase safety measures to protect pedestrians, particularly the elderly and children. Distracted driving is once again singled out as a factor, along with speed,…

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Murphy Battista’s Kelowna office is participating in proposed class action over miscalculation of veterans pension benefits

February 27, 2019

Peter J. Driscoll and Bill Dick, Q.C. are working on a proposed class action lawsuit concerning an accounting error in the calculation of disability awards and pensions at Veterans Affairs. The error ran undetected for eight years and resulted in shortchanging more than 250,000 former soldiers, sailors and aircrew. We…

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Scott Stanley comments on BC changes limiting expert evidence in motor vehicle accident cases that compromise access to justice

Scott Stanley comments on BC changes limiting expert evidence in motor vehicle accident cases that compromise access to justice

February 21, 2019

Scott Stanley recently commented in the Lawyer’s Daily on the B.C. government’s move to change the Supreme Court Civil Rules to limit the number of expert witnesses allowed in motor vehicle accident claims. The limits would affect the number of experts and expert reports allowed to address critical issues for…

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Joe Murphy, Q.C. Comments on ICBC Changes to Handling of Personal Injury Settlements

January 16, 2019

Joe Murphy, Q.C. spoke with Sonia Sunger on Global News about ICBC changes to its personal injury settlement strategy and explained why ICBC’s position is problematic. ICBC has decided to end the practice of good faith negotiating and is now considering payments based on a new set of criteria even…

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Scott Stanley interviewed on Global News about ICBC’s decision to end negotiations with personal injury lawyers

ICBC’s sudden decision to stop negotiating with personal injury lawyers, combined with the trend in lowball offers that the Trial Lawyers Association of BC has noticed, means it’s likely that more cases (not less) will end up in court. This is not going to help ensure that claim settlements are…

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Bill Dick Appointed to Queen’s Counsel

December 14, 2018

We are delighted to announce Bill Dick’s appointment as Queen’s Counsel. Read the news coverage here: Okanagan lawyer honoured by appointment to Queen’s Counsel…

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Scott Stanley Comments on Provincial Changes to ICBC Payouts

November 14, 2018

Scott Stanley was recently interviewed by CTV in reaction to the BC government’s release of details surrounding changes to ICBC injury claim payouts. The NDP chose to quietly announce the details of changes in policy, which include defining a concussion as a minor injury and a minor injury payout cap of…

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Scott Stanley Representing Family in Medical Malpractice Suit

September 20, 2018

Scott Stanley spoke with CFJC Today Reporter, Jill Sperling, about his recent lawsuit involving the family of Stephen Burnstad, a 51-year-old Kamloops man, who died in January 2017 after surgery meant to treat his gastric carcinoid tumour. Scott is the counsel on the case which also involves Dr. Reuben James Bond,…

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Keri Grenier Discusses Her Experience as a Past TLABC President with The Verdict Magazine

August 9, 2018

Keri Grenier was recently interviewed by The Verdict Magazine in their 157 summer edition. The Verdict Magazine is a quarterly publication of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia (TLABC), that has been bringing top-quality news and information to the legal profession since 1980. In this article Keri, alongside other other past…

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