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Year: 2009

Massapequa Family Devastated by Tragic Boating Accident

On Sunday October 4, 2009, the lives of a Long Island family were turned upside down as a result of a senseless and catastrophic boating accident in the Great Island Channel, in Seaford, New York. Two of the victims, a mother and father of four children, were...

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Another Avoidable Construction Site Tragedy Hits Brooklyn

New York City is the construction industry capital of the world. Every day, massive new projects begin and others are completed. Our city has seen tremendous growth in the construction industry over the last few years, with residential and commercial buildings being...

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Weighing in on NYC Construction Safety Week

For now the fifth year in a row, New York City is holding its annual Construction Safety Week, a week-long series of free educational seminars and outreach events designed to increase worker awareness of safe construction practices. Seminars will again be offered in...

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NYC Construction Accidents: When is Enough Really Enough?

The veteran New York City construction accident lawyers at Block O Toole & Murphy, one of New York City s premier personal injury law firms, express continued sympathy for the innocent victims of the construction accidents that continue to take place in New York...

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Marking the One Year-Anniversary of Crane Collapse Tragedy

One year ago today, on March 15, 2008, New York was stunned and saddened by a deadly tower crane collapse on a high-rise construction site at East 51st Street. The massive 22-story crane crashed down and splintered apart, tragically killing six construction workers...

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