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Long Island Worker Victor Irizarry Dies of CO Poisoning

Victor Irizarry, a 30-year-old worker, tragically died on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021 while on his Long Island work site of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning.  Irizarry, who was an employee of Suffolk Excavating, was working on a residential work site in Fort Salonga, Long...

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Two Workers Injured in Hunts Point Scaffolding Collapse

On the afternoon of October 30th, 2021, two construction workers were seriously injured in a scaffolding collapse at a Bronx work site. The two injured men were taken to Lincoln Hospital in critical condition. At around 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, the two workers, ages 29...

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Prop Firearm Misfire Leads to Death of Halyna Hutchins

A tragedy occurred on the set of the upcoming film “Rust,” in Sante Fe, New Mexico on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021: Halyna Hutchins, director of photography, was killed, and director Joel Souza was injured, when actor Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm on set.  We at...

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Ruth Mullen, 68, Fatally Struck by MTA Bus in the Bronx

Tragically, yet another pedestrian in New York was struck and killed while simply trying to cross the street.  On the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, 68-year-old Ruth Mullen was crossing in the crosswalk near her Bronx home, when she was struck by an MTA bus making...

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BOM Attains 4 of Top Verdict’s 2020 Top 50 Results

The Law Firm of Block O’Toole & Murphy attained four of Top Verdict’s 2020 Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in the United States, the highest number of Top 50 results achieved by any law firm in the country. Top Verdict is a legal publication that honors law...

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