They Exceeded Every Expectation
A construction accident victim says he would definitely recommend Block O’Toole & Murphy to other injured workers in similar situations.
Interviewer: You know, obviously, as a client, if you knew of a friend or anybody else who is in a difficult situation (construction accident), what would you say to them about getting a new attorney?
Client: I would definitely recommend this firm. They exceeded every expectation I ever had. They were just unbelievable.
Attorneys on the Case
Partner Jeffrey Block founded what is now known as Block O’Toole & Murphy in 1989, determined to fight on behalf of accident victims in New York. His career is marked by multiple highlights, including some of the highest personal injury verdicts and settlements in New York State. To date, he recovered well over 100 case results that exceed $1,000,000 each.
Mr. Block has been designated a New York “Super Lawyer” for over ten years. He is also honored as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New York State” by The National Trial Lawyer. Since 2014, he has been selected to New York’s Best Lawyers® list, signifying that he is in the top 4% of practicing lawyers in the country for personal injury – plaintiff.
S. Joseph Donahue
Since joining the firm in 2005, Partner Joseph Donahue has obtained well over $100 million in verdicts and settlements for accident victims. Some of his most significant results include a $10,875,000 settlement for a union laborer hurt in a construction accident and a $9,792,412 jury verdict in a serious personal injury case. Mr. Donahue is a skilled trial lawyer with experience as a Brooklyn prosecutor and now as an attorney handling significant personal injury cases.
Since 2011, Mr. Donahue is recognized as a New York “Super Lawyer.” He handles all types of serious injury cases, including construction accidents, workplace injuries, auto accidents, and premises liability. His recent construction accident results include $7.3 million and $7 million settlements for injured workers.
Handling Construction Accident Lawsuits with Compassion and Skill
The lawyers at Block O’Toole & Murphy are adept at litigating construction accident cases and have represented numerous clients harmed in work accidents, including those that involve:
- Scaffold falls
- Ladder falls
- Roofing accidents
- Crane, forklift, and other heavy machinery accidents
- Struck by object injuries
- Excavation accidents
- Demolition accidents
- Electric shocks
To date, we recovered nearly 100 construction accident verdicts and settlements that exceed $1,000,000 each. In 2016, the firm recovered 3 of the 5 highest construction accident settlements in New York. Our clients are important to us. Every single one of our attorneys works tirelessly to ensure that our clients recover maximum compensation that they are entitled to under the law. We are willing and able to invest in resources to help argue your case so that juries and insurance companies understand the pain and devastation that a construction accident can have on your life.
Results for construction workers include:
- $12,000,000 Settlement – Crane Accident Case
- $11,500,000 Settlement – Defective Power Tool Accident
- $10,875,000 Settlement – Rooftop Fall Case
- $7,400,000 Award – Construction Site Fall
- $7,300,000 Recovery – Brooklyn Demolition Accident
- $7,000,000 Settlement – Scaffolding Injury Case
Learn more about our results by visiting our Construction Accident Verdicts and Settlements page.