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Month: March 2016

Play Ball!

When you hear terms like "construction site" or "construction accident", it is easy to picture a construction scene such as a partially completed building, a crane towering into the city skyline, or a road undergoing resurfacing. The truth is we encounter construction...

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NYC Housing Authority Ignores Deadly Elevator Warning

Human error led to a senseless human tragedy in the Bronx. Now, the New York City Housing Authority has a lot of explaining to do. An innocent man was killed in a deadly elevator accident at a Senior Housing facility in the Bronx late last year. Now, details are...

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When Injuries Go Beyond Physical

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Tracy Morgan spoke about how difficult the recovery process was after a 2014 bus accident that left him severely injured and took the life of his mentor, James McNair. "My thoughts -I was in a very dark place. I was sitting...

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Human Negligence Wins Out

We have OSHA and state agencies creating and enforcing regulations to protect the safety of workers in a variety of professions and industries. We have Vision Zero seeking to eliminate traffic fatalities and make our streets safer for drivers and pedestrians alike. We...

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Video Footage Shows Cop Lying In Deadly Police Van Crash

Lie, lie and deny. That was the defense employed by a member of the New York City Police Department after a deadly crash in July 2013. Now, a shocking video depicts the vicious collision and proves without a shadow of doubt that the cop was lying about what happened...

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Who Cares?

The world can be a cruel place. Kill or be killed. Eat or be eaten. Survival of the fittest. Luckily, we have laws in place that protect the rights of injured workers and provide them with the benefits and compensation they need to maintain their quality of life and...

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New OSHA Report

Employers Continue Dangerous Practices That Place Workers At Risk If you are reading this, you, or someone you know, has probably been in a work-related accident. Below we talk about a report that was released on worker safety in the United States. None of the results...

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No News Is Good News

When it comes to accidents and injuries in New York City, no news is good news. This doesn't change for those who make a living representing injury survivors and the family members of fatal accident victims. At Block O'Toole & Murphy we are glad that the weeks...

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You Are Never Completely Safe

Never completely safe? We are not trying to scare you with this; it is just the truth when it comes to injuries in New York City. Even if you do everything you can to insulate yourself from the possibility of injury, the negligence of others can leave you injured and...

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