Personal Injury

What Injuries Are Common in Nursing Home Neglect?

January 27, 2020 | Personal Injury

When you place a loved one into a nursing home, it is a difficult and emotional moment. However, when doing so, you assume they will be given the highest levels of care and compassion. Unfortunately, this may not always be the case. Each year, thousands of nursing home residents suffer injuries due to neglect. If… read more

Dog Bites: We’ll Help You Receive the Damages you Deserve

January 8, 2020 | Personal Injury

Dogs are affectionately known as man’s best friend. At Hal K. Waldman & Associates, we’re dog lovers through and through. However, we know that sometimes dog bites happen, whether a dog is acting out of protection, possessiveness, aggression, or is simply scared or startled. Whether a dog meant to bite or harm anyone, it can… read more

Top 10 Unsafe Summer Toys

August 17, 2018 | Personal Injury

In Pittsburgh and throughout the state, summer is still in full swing. Kids are enjoying their last days of vacation and outdoor summer toys are a big part of the fun. Unfortunately, some toys aren’t safe for children. The consumer watch group, W.A.T.C.H. – World Against Toys Causing Harm – offers a list of the… read more

Texting and Driving Statistics

June 25, 2018 | Accidents, Blog, Personal Injury

Texting and driving presents a threat to everyone on the road. Despite the fact that most states, including Pennsylvania, have a texting and driving ban, many people continue to engage in this dangerous practice. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is just one organization that collects information regarding texting and driving – according to their… read more

Seatbelt Injuries

May 29, 2018 | Personal Injury

Seatbelts are an essential, lifesaving safety feature. The NHSTA estimates that seatbelts save tens of thousands of lives each year. The restraining force of a seatbelt can protect a car accident victim from permanently disabling injuries and death. Unfortunately, these life-saving mechanisms can lead to injuries of their own. If you recently suffered harm caused… read more

Q & A with Hal Waldman – Nursing Home Abuse Litigator

March 23, 2018 | Personal Injury

There is no substitute for experience – Q & A with attorney Hal Waldman — a nursing home abuse litigator who has 40+ years’ experience owning and operating a nursing home & personal care home in Western Pennsylvania.   What puts you in a unique position as an attorney who prosecutes nursing home abuse cases?… read more

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning – Winter’s Silent Killer

February 10, 2018 | Personal Injury

Carbon monoxide is often called a silent killer, and for good reason – it’s colorless, odorless, and tasteless. It’s also poisonous and claims hundreds of lives each year. Some of our appliances use carbon monoxide every day. It’s given off by gas furnaces, charcoal grills, propane heaters, and portable generators. According to the Centers for… read more

5 Questions You Need to Ask Your Personal Injury Lawyer

January 26, 2017 | Personal Injury

Whether you’ve been injured in an auto accident or suffered an unnecessary complication due to medical malpractice, the personal injury lawyer you choose to represent you matters immensely to your case. You need a lawyer who is prepared to fight for you and make sure you receive the full compensation you are owed for your… read more

Dangerous product takes soldier’s life

March 25, 2013 | Personal Injury

It’s a parent’s nightmare to lose a child, especially when that child is a healthy 22-year-old soldier. Members of the military risk their lives every day in the line of duty, but one young soldier died suddenly during a military workout after consuming a workout supplement. The supplement is now being examined as a dangerous… read more