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Murphy Battista
March 17, 2017

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

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 serve. If you do, you…

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Murphy Battista
January 4, 2017

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

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 impact people’s lives. She was…

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Skunkworks
September 21, 2016

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

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 denied travel cancellation insurance can…

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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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