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They Are Like a Family to Me

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Hi, my name is Sherrie. I just settled my case. I’ve been with Block O’Toole & Murphy since 2012. All I can say is that they’re like a family. There’s never been a time that I couldn’t come here and talk about what was going on with me. It felt comfortable. And I’ve always walked out knowing that everything was going to be okay. I never looked behind my back worrying if the lawyer was there for me or if they were there for money. You know, they’re just family.

I had the world’s greatest lawyer: Mr. Scott Occhiogrosso. The world’s greatest lawyer.

I get emotional thinking about it…I can’t explain how I feel. But, I feel good. I would recommend them to anybody. They do a great job.

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Scott Occhiogrosso

Scott Occhiogrosso, Partner at Block O’Toole & Murphy

A graduate of Fordham Law School, Scott Occhiogrosso is a top-rated trial attorney who works tirelessly on behalf of his clients. He attained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for injured clients, including a $110,174,972.38 jury verdict – believed to be the largest non-medical malpractice verdict in New York State. Other notable cases include $13,500,000 settlement for a pedestrian struck by a car at night, $6,524,000 verdict in construction accident case, $5,900,000 for a union bricklayer, and a $5,500,000 jury verdict for a woman injured at a hospital.

Mr. Occhiogrosso began his career as a trial attorney at the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office. There, he handled thousands of serious cases in the courtrooms of downtown Brooklyn. His expertise soon earned him a promotion to the prestigious Brooklyn Gang Unit where he established a reputation as a formidable yet ethical trial lawyer. His other trial experiences include work as a defense attorney for the Port Authority and a plaintiff personal injury lawyer with another well-respected law firm.

Since 2013, Mr. Occhiogrosso is been selected as a New York Super Lawyer, signifying that he is among the top 5% of personal injury attorneys in New York.

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The attorneys at Block O’Toole & Murphy focus exclusively on representing clients harmed in accidents cause by another party’s negligence. We understand how devastating and painful a serious accident can have on one’s livelihood and are here to help you recover the compensation you are entitled to under the law. Our firm litigates all types of accident cases, including:

  • Car, bus, truck, and other vehicle crashes
  • Construction accidents (ladder falls, scaffolding accidents, etc.)
  • Workplace injuries
  • Premises liability
  • Wrongful death

To date, we recovered over $1 billion for our clients. Our attorneys advocate for every dollar that our clients are legally entitled to. Since 2012, no other law firm has attained more case results exceeding $1 million than Block O’Toole & Murphy. In 2016, Block O’Toole & Murphy attained 4 of the top 5 personal injury settlements in New York State.

We offer free case evaluations to injury victims in New York. To consult with a personal injury lawyer about your case, please call 212-736-5300 or email us.