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Insights you can trust on nursing home and assisted living abuse and neglect

If you suspect your loved one has been abused or neglected in a nursing home, accurate information is your strongest ally. Get information you can trust. Read the articles by Hal Waldman & Associates attorneys featured on this page. Our attorneys empower the community by sharing the valuable legal knowledge we've gathered over decades of service to Western Pennsylvania.

Note that the following information is general and may not apply in all circumstances. Our articles are not legal advice. If you or a loved one is a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, contact us for a free case evaluation.

Malnutrition and Dehydration Are Common Problems in Nursing Homes

Malnutrition and dehydration are serious issues in nursing homes that can severely impact the health of elderly residents. We break down the signs, causes, and consequences of these conditions and explain how an experienced nursing home neglect attorney can help you demand justice and accountability for your loved one.

MRSA in Pennsylvania Nursing Homes

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is one of the most dangerous infections nursing home residents can be exposed to. Our attorneys break down facilities’ responsibility to keep their residents safe and what family members can do if their loved one became ill.

Compensation for Nursing Home Burn Injuries

Nursing home neglect can lead to severe burn and scald injuries for vulnerable residents in nursing facilities. We break down the common causes of burn injuries and explain how a lawyer can help if your loved one was burned in a Western Pennsylvania nursing home.

The High Cost of Broken Bones in Nursing Homes

Nursing homes have a responsibility to keep their residents safe. Preventable injuries can have life-altering consequences. Our attorneys explain how nursing home abuse and neglect can cause broken bones and what our law firm can do to help.

Why Do UTIs in Nursing Homes Happen So Often?

Discover why UTIs are alarmingly common in nursing homes and what steps you can take if your loved one has experienced neglect. Learn about the risk factors, causes, signs, prevention measures, and legal options available to hold negligent facilities accountable.

How an Attorney Can Investigate Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

When nursing home residents are harmed, their families deserve answers. However, finding out what happened isn’t an easy task, as it requires sifting through dense records and cross-referencing witness testimony. Our attorneys explain how we can help.

Addressing Choking Hazards in Nursing Homes

One of a nursing home’s most important responsibilities is to protect residents from choking. Our attorneys explain the role negligence plays in choking incidents in nursing facilities.

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