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March 15, 2018

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

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 and the rise of services…

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Murphy Battista
January 26, 2018

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

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 a waiver in BC. Full…

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Murphy Battista
October 20, 2017

Scott Stanley representing plaintiffs in civil suit against Ivan Henry.

“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 women suing Ivan Henry in…

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Murphy Battista
December 18, 2015

RCMP officer sued by brain injured man faces new allegations

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, new allegations of the use…

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