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January 2020 Archives

Partner David Scher Shares Labor Law Knowledge at Lecture

Partner David Scher shared his labor law expertise when he taught a continuing legal education (CLE) course on January 7, 2020, focusing on strategies for pleading a construction accident case. His lecture was part of a larger seminar presented by the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA), the 2020 edition of "Construction Accidents from the Trenches: Strategies to Win Your Labor Law Case."

Judith Wieder Killed in Concrete Mixing Truck Accident in Brooklyn

On Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at about 11:55 a.m., 68-year-old Judith Wieder was tragically killed by a cement mixing truck while crossing the street in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn. This, unfortunately, was the second reported pedestrian death to occur on this day. Police continue to investigate the incident.

BOM Achieves Tier 1 Rankings in 2020 "Best Law Firms" List

Block O'Toole & Murphy is again proud to be ranked as one of America's "Best Law Firms" in 2020, compiled collaboratively by the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The firm has been regionally recognized in New York City as a Tier 1 law firm in two practice areas: Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs.

Srijan Panthi Killed, Mother Mina Panthi Severely Injured After Queens Garbage Truck Accident

Shortly before 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 10-year-old Srijan Panthi and his 40-year-old mother, Mina Panthi, were struck by a Department of Sanitation truck on their walk to school. The two were taken to Elmhurst Hospital in critical condition where the boy tragically died from his injuries. Police say investigations are underway.

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