The Best Thing That Happened to My Family

In the video, the son of one of our clients speaks with the interviewer in regards to his father's case.

Video Transcript

Interviewer: Your dad's lawyers, Dan O'Toole and Stephen Murphy, got the largest personal injury verdict in Long Island History. What do you think about these lawyers?

Son: They're the best thing that happened to my family. They are absolutely wonderful people, not just as lawyers, but they've become good friends. And without them, this would've turned out far different than how it turned out. It was amazing.

Interviewer: A lot of people have a perception of a lawyer who just takes on the case, tries it, and forgets about the clients. Not the case with Stephen and Dan, is it?

Son: Not at all. Not at all. It never felt for one second that they were just lawyers at all. They were instantly members of the family. They treated us as members of their family. They're just great people. I often hear people say that too...that their lawyers are just that. They handle their legal case. But [Stephen and Dan] are very involved with all aspects of life. They're in tune to what's going on and how things are with us.

Handling Attorneys on the Case

Daniel OToole

Daniel O'Toole

Partner Daniel O'Toole is one of New York's premier personal injury attorneys with record-breaking jury verdicts of $32 million, $20 million, and $14 million among others. Admitted to both the New York and New Jersey bars, Mr. O'Toole has devoted his professional life to helping those whose lives have been upended by devastating accidents. In 2017, he settled a case for an injured pedestrian for $13,500,000 - the largest reported settlement in the history of Suffolk County, New York.

Mr. O'Toole handles all types of personal injury cases, including construction accidents, roadway design and maintenance, vehicle collisions, industrial accidents, and negligent security.

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Stephen MurphyStephen Murphy

Named a "legendary trial attorney" by Z100 radio, Partner Stephen Murphy is responsible for over 100 personal injury case results that exceed $1,000,000 each. He began his legal career as a homicide prosecutor in the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office, where he successfully handled several high-profile cases and earned a reputation as a tough but fair trial lawyer. Mr. Murphy joined the firm in 2005 and quickly became known for his trial expertise, including a pedestrian accident case where the jury returned with a record-setting $32,756,156 verdict.

In 2016, Mr. Murphy was the lead attorney for 3 of the 5 largest settlements in all of New York State.

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Law Firm Specializing in Serious Injury Cases

The attorneys at Block O'Toole & Murphy have dedicated their careers to fighting for accident victims who suffered serious injuries because of another party's negligence. Each year since 2012, the firm recovered more verdicts and settlements exceeding $1,000,000 than any other law firm in New York. We represent accident victims who suffered serious injuries, including:

  • Head injuries, including TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury)
  • Crush injuries
  • Burns
  • Cervical and lumbar spine injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Nerve damage
  • Amputations
  • Organ damage
  • Blindness

If you've been hurt in a devastating accident, it's important to learn your legal rights. Call 212-736-5300 today for a free, no-obligation consultation with one of our qualified attorneys.

To learn more about our experience in litigating serious accident cases, please visit our Catastrophic Injury Lawsuit page.