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Month: January 2015

NYC Trenching Accident Illustrates Dangers

A recent accident on Manhattan's Lower East Side illustrates the dangers of working in trenches. According to media sources, worker was injured when the sidewall of a trench collapsed, leaving the man buried under several feet of sand and gravel. The incident occurred...

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Firm Wins Case for Union Laborer

Read about a recent result on our website. Block O'Toole & Murphy lawyers obtained $3,250,00 for a union laborer who fell when a floor collapsed while working in the subway.

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Injured Construction Worker Receives $7,000,000

Read about the recent $7,000,000 settlement obtained after a construction worker's accident injured a 25-year old union carpenter who was dismantling scaffolding. Visit our construction accident website to learn more. The accident occurred when the carpenter was...

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Elevator Accident Highlights Dangers

An elevator accident killed a 30-year-old mechanic on the Upper West Side of Manhattan last Friday, according to news sources. The worker was in an elevator shaft at 75 West End Avenue when an empty elevator car descended three floors, crushing him. A man who lives in...

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Huge Brooklyn Collision Injures As Many as 25 People

There was a frightening collision in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn yesterday. 25 people were injured and 3 of those remain in very critical condition. The attorneys at Block O'Toole & Murphy are following it and bring you the details below. The harrowing...

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