How Long Does It Take for a Car Accident Lawyer to Settle a Claim?

October 21, 2021 | Accidents

The circumstances of every car accident are different, so there’s no guaranteed timeframe an attorney can give you to answer this question. This article will give you some guidance on what influences the time it takes to settle and how a car accident lawyer can help expedite this process. Factors that Influence How Long It… read more

Choosing the Right Motorcycle Insurance

October 11, 2021 | Accidents

Most of the motorcycle cases that we handle involve serious and permanent injuries, because the rider has less protection that a person occupying an automobile.  For this reason, it is especially important that you purchase the right type of motorcycle insurance to protect yourself. Unlike automobile insurance, insurance companies selling motorcycle policies are not required… read more

Slip and Fall Accidents: The Hills and Ridges Doctrine

October 11, 2021 | Accidents

It is the middle of winter and that means more snow and ice than you can shake a stick at in Western Pennsylvania. Snow and ice are everywhere and it is nearly impossible to avoid it all winter. If you slip on a snow and ice covered parking lot or sidewalk, you may be wondering… read more

Auto accidents that involve teenage drivers

July 20, 2021 | Accidents

This is Thomas Berrett from Hal Waldman and Associates and the topic of this video is going to be car accidents that involve teenage drivers. Car accidents that involve teenage drivers often result in very, very serious injuries. And in my personal opinion, the reason for that is because they almost always involve or in… read more


April 9, 2021 | Accidents

It’s easy to think that a car accident is something that happens to someone else—until it happens to you. Car accidents and collisions can happen anywhere, at any time. In Pittsburgh, busy city traffic, congested roadways, hazardous road conditions, negligent drivers, and the weather all set the stage for accidents and collisions that can cause… read more

3 Need-to-Know Pennsylvania Truck Accident Statistics

January 25, 2021 | Accidents

At Hal Waldman & Associates, we provide personal injury representation throughout Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania. We’ve gathered the following truck accident statistics thanks to research done on behalf of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Routine Safety Checks Always Matter! According to, an overwhelming amount of truck crashes in 2019 were due to failures in… read more

5 Surprising Pennsylvania Car Accident Statistics!

December 28, 2020 | Accidents

While Pennsylvania certainly isn’t the worst state in the nation in regard to car accidents, the numbers for higher populated counties like Allegheny aren’t exactly promising. This infographic breaks down how Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas are doing compared to the rest of the state as well as general need-to-know statistics on Pennsylvania car accidents… read more