Scott Stanley quoted in Lawyer’s Daily article on impending changes to BC’s automobile insurance.

August 3, 2018

The proposed cap on minor injury claims in BC continues to garner criticism from groups, including the Trial Lawyers Association of BC, who are concerned that the legislative changes favour the financial interests of ICBC over protecting innocent injury victims. Additional issues of concern are the standard of review for…

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Woman burned in backyard fire pit explosion awarded $1.1M

July 3, 2018

Paul Bosco and Scott Stanley acted for a BC woman burned by flames from a fire pit who has been awarded $1.1 million in damages after she sued the hosts for negligence. CBC coverage of the case. French edition of the CBC story.

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Bill Dick discusses social host liability with CBC in wake of costly West Vancouver house party

March 15, 2018

A West Vancouver incident where a teenage girl rented a home using her parents credit card and threw a party causing $20,000 worth of damage, serves as a warning to think about protecting yourself against liability for bodily injuries to guests, particularly in the age of the new shared economy…

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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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