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

What Happens After an ATV Accident?

August 13, 2020 | Accidents

Many people are unaware that Pennsylvania has a specific set of laws that applies to All Terrain Vehicle (also called ATVs) accidents. This law can be found at 75 Pa.C.S.A. §7701 and following, and is known as the “Snowmobile and All-Terrain Vehicle Law.” While many parts of this law apply to snowmobiles and ATVs, we… read more

My Loved One Fell at the Nursing Home: Why You Should Pursue the Claim

January 13, 2020 | Accidents

Nursing home accidents are unfortunately more common than you think. If your loved one has suffered a fall or any other injury in a nursing home, Hal Waldman & Associates are the nursing home negligence lawyers you should contact for an immediate free consultation. Protecting the interests of a loved one who has sustained personal… read more

Summertime Car Accident Safety: What You Need to Know

July 12, 2019 | Accidents

The kids are out of school, the temperatures are soaring, and everyone’s calendars are full of barbeques, summer parties, and travel plans. That all sounds like the set-up of a great summer, and it’s also setting exactly the right conditions for summertime car accidents or collisions. No one wants to put a damper on their… read more

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Decides Important Insurance Case

April 8, 2019 | Accidents

This January, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided the case of Gallagher v. GEICO and issued what we consider to be an extremely important decision regarding Underinsured Motorist (UIM) coverage. Underinsured Motorist (UIM) coverage is optional insurance coverage that allows a driver to recover insurance benefits or recover monetary damages for any injury they suffer because of an underinsured, negligent driver. In the Gallagher case,… read more

Winter slip and fall accidents: What you need to know

February 25, 2019 | Accidents

Pittsburgh’s harsh winters set up the conditions every year for many different types of accidents. During the snowy and icy winter months, weather-related accidents are never in short supply, but the most common type of wintertime accidents usually happen when someone is injured during a slip and fall. Throughout the cold winter months, snow piles… read more

Protect Yourself and Your Family with the Right Motorcycle Insurance

December 18, 2018 | Accidents

Pennsylvania is among the top states with the most registered motorcycle riders, so it’s not uncommon to see motorcyclists on rural and city streets across the state, joy-riding as recreation and using motorcycles as primary vehicles. Unfortunately, despite their continuous popularity, motorcycle crashes and fatalities increase year after year. Motorcycle accidents are some of the most… read more

What If the Other Party Lies on a Car Accident Report?

August 17, 2018 | Accidents, Blog

After a car accident, the negligent party’s insurer must compensate victims for the costs associated with injuries and property damage. Deciphering who is at fault after a car accident can be difficult even when both parties are acting with integrity. When the other party lies on a car accident report, it can make the situation… read more