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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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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Kevin Gourlay discusses liability for Stanley Park causeway tragedy with CBC anchor Andrew Chang

April 1, 2015

Kevin Gourlay discusses liability for Stanley Park causeway tragedy with CBC anchor Andrew Chang.

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Kevin Gourlay interviewed by CKNW AM 980 host Simi Sara

August 20, 2013

“Are establishments liable to victims of crimes that occur on their premises? The Jonathan Bacon shooting.” Kevin’s segment begins about the 18 minute mark. Click the Play button below to listen now, or download the audio file in MP3 format. [sc_embed_player fileurl=”;]

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CISL 650AM’s “The Law Show” Radio Series

March 14, 2013

Hosted by veteran radio personality Stirling Faux, this series features experienced personal injury lawyers from the Murphy Battista team discussing issues that commonly arise for plaintiffs in personal injury and insurance disputes. Watch “The Law Show” on our Videos page.

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Free Legal Advice Clinics

February 20, 2013

Starting March 15th the Personal Injury Resource Centre sponsored by Murphy Battista LLP will be offering free Legal Advice Clinics to anyone who wants to sit down with a lawyer and obtain professional legal advice. This is a fantastic opportunity for people to seek answers to legal questions. Read more…

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