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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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57 Bus Passengers Injured in Rollover Crash on NYS Thruway

57 people were injured on Saturday, August 14, 2021 when their tour bus ran off the New York State Thruway and rolled over, according to The single-vehicle accident occurred around 12:40 pm, when the bus overturned on the westbound side of the NYS...

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BOM Attains the Most Top Results in 2020 NYLJ Rankings

For the twelfth year in a row, Block O’Toole & Murphy has achieved multiple top results in the New York Law Journal’s 2020 report on the Top Verdicts and Settlements. Usually, the publication recognizes the top results in New York State alone, but this year they...

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Partner David Scher Installed as NYSTLA 2nd Vice President

Partner David Scher recently started a new position as Second Vice President with the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA). After one year serving as Parliamentarian, he was installed as Second Vice President on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at NYSTLA’s 54th...

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