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Month: February 2012

Man Faces List of Charges After Brooklyn Hit-and-Run

A Flatlands man is facing a list of charges after a fatal hit-and-run in Brooklyn, according to ABC Eyewitness News.  Allegedly, 41-year-old Paul Griffin, of E. 84th Street in Flatlands, struck 14-year-old Devonte Jeffers on Flatlands Avenue between 54th and 55th...

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$2.25 Million Construction Accident Settlement Recovered

Block O Toole & Murphy is pleased to announce that it has reached a settlement of $2.25 million for an undocumented worker injured in a Manhattan construction accident. The worker was performing cutting and drilling on the 27th floor of a Manhattan high-rise when...

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New York Senate Passes Abbagail’s Law

The New York State Senate has passed “Abbagail’s Law,” making it illegal for adults to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs while acting as a driving supervisor. The Senate passed the legislation by a vote of 45-1. The law is named after an...

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