NEW YORK, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Partners Jeffrey Block, Daniel O'Toole, and Stephen Murphy from the Law Firm of Block O'Toole & Murphy have once again been honored individually by the exclusive Best Lawyers in America List for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiff.
Best Lawyers® in the U.S. News report is a distinction given to the top 4% of practicing attorneys in the nation for their specific practice areas. Having attained multiple record-breaking verdicts and settlements, all three partners have been acknowledged by the legal community as three of the best personal injury lawyers in the country.
- Jeffrey Block handles some of the toughest injury cases, including one where he settled for more than 30 times the insurance policy. His results include a $12,000,000 settlement for an accident victim (with $71,643,000 as the expected payout of Plaintiff's structured settlement annuity) and a $14,000,000 verdict, the highest non-medical malpractice verdict in Nassau County.
- Daniel O'Toole is known for his landmark verdicts of $32,756,055, $20,181,000, $14,000,000 and $8,000,000 among others. Most recently, he settled a case for $13,500,000, which is the largest reported personal injury settlement in Suffolk County. Mr. O'Toole serves as the Co-Chairman of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA) Labor Law Committee.
- Stephen Murphy was described by Z100 Radio as a "legendary trial lawyer." As Partner at the firm, Mr. Murphy has resolved over 100 cases exceeding $1,000,000 each. Notable recoveries include a $32,756,156 jury verdict and settlements of $15,500,000 and $9,950,000. In 2016, he achieved 3 of the Top 5 Settlements in all of New York State.
Best Lawyers® is regarded as the oldest and most respected peer review guide in the legal profession.
About Block O'Toole & Murphy
Block O'Toole & Murphy is a top personal injury law firm in New York, serving victims who have been hurt because of another party's negligence. The firm has recovered over $1 billion dollars in verdicts and settlements for clients in car crash, construction accident, wrongful death, and other personal injury cases.
For a free consultation, please call 212-736-5300 or visit http://www.blockotoole.com/
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