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Year: 2013

Tips To Avoid Car Accidents in New York City

Surprisingly, New York City drivers are not the worst in the United States. That honor belongs to Washington, D.C., as judged by reported insurance claims from car accidents. Other cities that are among the most accident-prone include Philadelphia, Alexandria, V.A.,...

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Prevent Trucking Accidents: Know the Rules

The recent truck accident in Queens that tragically killed eight-year-old Noshat Nahian highlights the fact that operating a semi in New York City requires skill and is subject to city-specific rules.For example, there are weight limits, parkway restrictions, low...

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Motor Vehicle Accidents Caused by Ice and Snow in NYC

Winter has come to New York, and the lawyers at Block O'Toole & Murphy urge all NYC motorists to drive carefully, especially during bad weather. A massive pileup last Sunday on the Bronx River Parkway illustrates how ice and snow can quickly lead to serious motor...

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Workplace Violence a Significant Cause of Worker Death

In 2012, there were 767 workers who died because of violence in the workplace. This figure includes 463 homicides and 225 suicides. This is about 17 percent of all work-related deaths in that year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Although the number of...

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Undocumented Workers Face Special Challenges

The New York City personal injury trial lawyers at Block O'Toole & Murphy have made their careers out of fighting for working people. Often that involves representing a injured union construction worker. It also involves representing immigrant workers....

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New York Traumatic Brain Injury Statistics

The state of New York provides voluminous statistics on a wide range of health topics. One of these relates to traumatic brain injury (TBI) one of the most common consequences of motor vehicle accidents, falls from heights, slip and falls on dangerous premises, and...

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Car Accidents and Neck and Back Injuries

Car accident victims often wonder why their body is feeling a certain way after a collision. Sometimes the collision involves a massive impact; on other occasions the collision appears modest. The New York City personal injury trial lawyers at Block O'Toole &...

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