Block O'Toole & Murphy To Represent Family Of The 25 Year Old Worker Tragically Killed In The May 3, 2013 Elevator Shaft Fall At The Brooklyn Navy Yard

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25 Year Old Worker Tragically Killed In The May 3, 2013 Elevator Shaft Fall At The Brooklyn Navy Yard

The New York personal injury law firm Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP has been retained by the family of Inomjom Tursunov, the 25 year old worker who died on Friday, May 3, 2013 after falling down an elevator shaft in a Brooklyn Navy Yard building. Tragically, Mr. Tursunov, whose family lives in the Bensonhurst neighborhood of Brooklyn, has left a wife and two very young children behind. Serious Injury Attorneys Stephen J. Murphy and David L. Scher are handling the case for the firm. Mr. Murphy commented, "Our hearts go out to this young mother and her children. They have lost a good man, a husband, a father. Block O'Toole & Murphy is committed to doing everything in our power to insure that all responsible parties are held accountable and the family receives the financial compensation and semblance of justice that they so deserve."

According to reports, including by the New York Daily News (, the worker attempted to escape from an elevator that had become stuck between floors after a power outage at the Navy Yard that occurred around 10:00p.m that Friday night. Navigating the darkness, Mr. Tursunov apparently opened the elevator doors, but then fell to the bottom of the shaft, at least four to five stories below. Mr. Tursunov was brought to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, reported the Daily News. Block O'Toole & Murphy elevator accident attorney David L. Scher added, "We are early in our investigation, but we are leaving no stone unturned."

Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP is a personal injury trial law firm that devotes its practice to representing individuals who have been hurt or killed as a result of negligence, which can involve elevator accidents, construction site accidents (, car and truck collisions ( and medical malpractice ( For more information about the legal rights of elevator accident victims, please view this video:

The experienced injury lawyers at Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP have resolved well over $500 Million for their clients through years of multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements ( The firm can be reached at (212) 736-5300 for a free consultation, and its website is located at

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