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.