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Pregnant Woman Struck & Killed By Snow Plow in Bay Ridge

The serious accident attorneys at Block O'Toole & Murphy have been fielding questions about how the severe winter weather has impacted the safety of New Yorkers. Well, a tragic story is unfolding that shows how significant an impact the weather can really have.

Earlier today, according to numerous media outlets and law enforcement authorities, a 36 year old pregnant woman from Brooklyn was struck and killed by a private snow plow in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn.

The tragic accident occurred on Eighth Avenue near 63rd Street around 10:45am Thursday morning amidst a massive winter storm that is gripping the city. The 36 year old pregnant woman was rushed to Maimonides Hospital after she was struck by the snowplow. At the hospital, doctors performed an emergency c-section and were able to save the baby boy. The baby is being listed in critical but stable condition. However, tragically, the mother was unable to be saved. She was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and loved ones of the deceased. We are also thinking of the infant boy, praying that he is healthy and enjoys a fruitful life. Sadly, this young boy will now grow up without a mother. It is a life-lesson that everyone should embrace: You never know how long you or anyone that you care about really has. So - -make every day count and tell the ones you love how you feel.

The trial lawyers at Block O'Toole & Murphy have been fighting for decades on behalf of victims. Their skills, compassions and courtroom talents have made them one of New York's premier personal injury law firms. They have recovered more than $700,000,000 in verdicts and settlements on behalf of their seriously injured clients. You can learn more about these committed and talented trial lawyers by looking at www.blockotoole.com. For a free consultation, you can contact them at 212.736.5300.

Source: http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2014/02/13/pregnant-woman-fatally-struck-by-snow-plow-in-brooklyn/