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  • Murphy Battista LLP welcomes Caitlin Ohama-Darcus

    Murphy Battista LLP is pleased to announce that Caitlin Ohama-Darcus has joined the firm as Associate Counsel. Caitlin’s practice is focused exclusively on representing plaintiffs in class proceedings and civil sexual misconduct claims, including sexual assault. Her dedication to access to justice a … Read more »

  • Lest We Forget: Stand up in support of Canada’s Veterans

    On Remembrance Day, we recognize the sacrifices that Members and Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces have made for our country. These individuals voluntarily risk their lives in the name of freedom. And, sadly, many of them suffer debilitating injuries – and even death – as a consequence of their … Read more »

  • Silencing Survivors in Civil Sexual Assault Settlements

    In my civil sexual assault practice, some clients wish to remain anonymous, but most don’t. I have learnt that choosing to speak out about one’s own experience of sexual abuse can be an important and potentially therapeutic form of healing and recovery for survivors. Speaking publicly is important t … Read more »

  • Angela Bespflug recognized in the Chambers Canada Legal Guide 2023

    Murphy Battista LLP is delighted to announce that our colleague Angela Bespflug has been ranked in the Chambers Canada Legal Guide 2023 for her dispute resolution work on behalf of plaintiffs involved in class actions. Ranking in Chambers & Partners is widely acknowledged as a mark of excellence acr … Read more »

  • Punitive damages in the context of a home insurance claim following a residential fire

    Case comment on Lambright v. Sonnet Insurance Company, 2022 BCSC 709 In Lambright, Justice Milman considered an award for punitive damages in the context of a home insurance claim following a residential fire. This case highlights the nature of the duty of good faith that insurance companies must fu … Read more »