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Month: March 2021

Construction Worker Killed in Woodbury Trench Collapse

A construction worker was tragically killed on the job when the trench he was working in collapsed. The incident occurred in the Hudson Valley town of Woodbury, New York on Monday, March 22, 2021. The 43-year-old worker, who remains unidentified, was working on the...

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Kelly Gluchowski Injured in LIRR Electrocution Accident

Ironworker Kelly Gluchowski was seriously injured after she was electrocuted while working on a construction project on Saturday, March 13, 2021. The incident occurred at the Mineola station along the Long Island Rail Road, around 9:30 a.m. Gluchowski was standing on...

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#1 Construction Accident Verdict Nationwide in 2019

Block O'Toole & Murphy has achieved the number one construction accident verdict in the United States for 2019, as listed by the publication Top Verdict. Top Verdict compiles their rankings based on factual results only, rather than on peer review. Additionally,...

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Woman Injured in Manhattan Construction Fence Collapse

A woman was injured after a construction fence fell over and struck her in the head, leaving her stuck underneath a car. The incident occurred on Monday, March 1, 2021 just after 5:00 p.m., when an unidentified woman was walking past a six-story building on West 144th...

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Three Injured in Midtown Manhattan Manhole Explosion

In the early hours of February 28th, 2021, first responders were investigating smoke emanating from city manhole covers when an explosion suddenly erupted, injuring three, damaging property, and causing power outages. The FDNY first arrived to the scene on East 56th...

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