Shoddy Post-Accident Car Repairs and Your Rights

March 8, 2018

Scott Stanley talks to Go Public’s Rosa Marchitelli about your rights when it comes to post-accident vehicle repairs. Scott’s take: be proactive and take charge of your claim. Don’t assume your insurance company will make it right, do your research and your due diligence on repair shop options, and be…

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Medivac Hero Life Insurance Denial Places Insurance Contract Disclosure Front and Centre

March 5, 2018

Scott Stanley spoke with Global News Anchor and Consumer Reporter Anne Drewa about the recent case involving life insurance denial by The Co-operators for Matthew Cochlin, a 30 year veteran of the BC Ambulance Service, Infant Transport Team and co-owner of Executive Air Ambulance. Scott is counsel on the case…

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Scott Stanley discusses the impact of waivers with CTV in the wake of a fatal accident at Richmond Trampoline park

January 26, 2018

Murphy Battista LLP lawyer Scott Stanley discusses the impact of waivers with CTV Vancouver reporter David Molko, in the wake of a fatal accident at the Richmond Trampoline park earlier this month. This sad event serves as a tragic reminder to be aware of the rights you may be signing away when you sign…

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Scott Stanley representing plaintiffs in civil suit against Ivan Henry.

October 20, 2017

“When the criminal justice system fails you, and any other legal forum fails you, they really have no choice but to resort to their own civil claim,” says Stanley. “Not because they want money, but because they want justice.” Murphy Battista LLP’s Scott Stanley interviewed by CBC about representing the…

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Host liability case: Pub found 25% liable for drunk driving accident – Guiseppe (Joe) Battista, QC quoted.

March 17, 2017

Precedent setting BC case finds pub 25% liable for a drunk driving accident that left a pedestrian brain injured. One of our founding partners Joe Battista, QC sums up the significance of the decision in a recent CBC article. “In BC, you owe a duty to patrons not to over…

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CBC’s Go Public interviews Scott Stanley about the problems with accident insurance policies

January 4, 2017

The bottom line is that accident insurance almost never pays off. This was the situation the mother of a 12-year-old soccer player found herself in this past November. Emily Laprise’s mother, Nancy Desrosiers had experience as an emergency room nurse and had seen first hand how a serious injury could…

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Scott Stanley highlights the complications with travel cancellation insurance plans on Global BC News

September 21, 2016

Murphy Battista’s Scott Stanley highlights the importance of understanding the fine print in travel cancellation insurance plans. Recently featured on Global BC news, Scott states: “You’re basically gambling with a slot machine that in many instances has been engineered to never pay out.” As a result, the consequences of being…

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RCMP officer sued by brain injured man faces new allegations

December 18, 2015

Robert Wright sustained a serious head injury during a take down in a RCMP holding cell in Terrace in 2012. The BC First Nations man was left with permanent brain damage. Mr. Wright’s case received additional media coverage in 2014 when video of the holding cell incident surfaced. Since then,…

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Brain injury after bachelor party results in $790,000 damage award

October 5, 2015

The BC court recently reviewed the issue of liability for personal injuries and stag parties including issues of provocation and self-defence. Brian Brooke, Scott Stanley and Jeffrey Nieuwenburg were counsel for the Plaintiff Joshua Robinson who sustained a significant brain injury after being shoved by a prospective bride groom who…

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John Cameron goes to the mat for injured aspiring MMA fighter

June 17, 2015

John Cameron’s successful representation of aspiring MMA fighter Jason “Dooms” Day, was covered by the Vancouver Sun and CTV News. Jason “Dooms” Day was awarded nearly $340,000 after being hit by a Range Rover while riding his bike across Oak Street at 10th Avenue in Vancouver. Click the thumbnail to view…

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