December 14, 2018

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Bill Dick Appointed to Queen’s Counsel

We are delighted to announce Bill Dick’s appointment as Queen’s Counsel. Read the news coverage here: Okanagan lawyer honoured by appointment to Queen’s Counsel…

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September 20, 2018

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Scott Stanley Representing Family in Medical Malpractice Suit

Scott Stanley spoke with CFJC Today Reporter, Jill Sperling, about his recent lawsuit involving the family of Stephen Burnstad, a 51-year-old Kamloops man, who died in January 2017 after surgery meant to treat his gastric carcinoid tumour. Scott is the counsel on the case which also involves Dr. Reuben James Bond,…

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August 9, 2018

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Keri Grenier Discusses Her Experience as a Past TLABC President with The Verdict Magazine

Keri Grenier was recently interviewed by The Verdict Magazine in their 157 summer edition. The Verdict Magazine is a quarterly publication of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia (TLABC), that has been bringing top-quality news and information to the legal profession since 1980. In this article Keri, alongside other other past…

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August 3, 2018

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

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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July 3, 2018

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Woman burned in backyard fire pit explosion awarded $1.1M

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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March 8, 2018

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Shoddy Post-Accident Car Repairs and Your Rights

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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March 5, 2018

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

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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January 26, 2018

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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…

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October 20, 2017

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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…

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March 17, 2017

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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…

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