Personal Injury Law Blog - Hal Waldman & Associates

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October 25, 2016

It’s not surprising that October 31 is one of the most deadly nights for pedestrians according to The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, falling just behind December 23 and January 1. Drunk driving was responsible for 52 percent of auto accident fatalities on Halloween from 2007 to 2011. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports an average of 30 pedestrians are killed each year on Halloween night.

There are a few ways you can avoid Halloween-related pedestrian...

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October 24, 2016

Our lawyer is often asked whether the client who has suffered a personal injury has to pay for the other side’s legal fees and expenses if they lose the lawsuit. Attorney Hal Waldman answers this question in the video above.

Personal injuries can amount from many different forms of accidents including:

Auto accidents Premises liability Construction accidents Dog bite... Read More
October 18, 2016

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 injuries or the wrongful death of a loved one.

Our lawyer in Pittsburgh wants you to know which questions are the most important to ask during your consultation with any attorney including:

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October 11, 2016

Nursing home abuse or negligence is a growing epidemic across the country. Sometimes the staff, facility or other medical professionals you trust to care for your loved one, are the ones actually causing more harm to your family member. Our lawyer, Hal Waldman, explains how we can help your family member in the video above.

There are many signs of nursing home abuse you can watch for to make sure your loved one is being properly cared for including:

Unexplained wounds, infections or death Varying stages of bedsores Sudden weight... Read More
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October 07, 2016

Auto accidents can happen at any time and at any place—day or night, big city or small town. Pennsylvania seems to be particularly prone to fatal auto accidents; in 2012, there were 1,211 deaths caused by car accidents, which was the highest number of auto accident deaths in the Northeast. You need to be prepared for the inevitable, as the average American files an auto accident claim at least once every 18 years.

There are certain locations in each town or city where auto accidents seem to occur more than usual, and it’s important to...

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September 22, 2016

If you or a family member believe your condition was worsened because a medical worker, doctor, or hospital made bad decisions, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice case. Take this quiz to find out if our attorneys can help you seek compensation:

 

To schedule a free case review, please contact Hal Waldman and Associates by calling (855) 960-5540. We proudly serve clients in Pittsburgh, McKeesport, Penn Hills, and the surrounding areas of Pennsylvania.

September 19, 2016

Nursing home negligence and abuse is all too common across America. There are many warning signs of elderly abuse including: bedsores, unexplained injuries or wounds and wrongful death. Our nursing home abuse lawyer, Hal Waldman, can help you find justice for your loved one and recover damages for the pain and suffering your family has endured.

If you suspect your loved one is experiencing nursing home abuse or negligence, please call Hal Waldman & Associates in Pittsburgh immediately at (855) 960-5540 to schedule your FREE...

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September 13, 2016

 

Slip and fall accidents can lead to severe injuries, especially for pregnant women or elderly men and women. These claims can be difficult when there are no witnesses to the accident.  Our law firm has had great success recovering damages from slip and fall accidents without witnesses.

If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall accident, please call our lawyer in Pittsburgh today at (855) 960-5540 to schedule your FREE consultation. Hal Waldman & Associates offer experienced personal injury legal services to clients throughout Pennsylvania including...

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September 08, 2016

Auto accidents claimed 11 lives over the long weekend in Pennsylvania, and more than 200 people were injured during the busy holiday. Sadly, many of these crashes and resulting wrongful deaths could have been prevented. Holidays such as Labor Day are a great time to get together with family and friends, but these gatherings often involve alcohol.

Drunk driving is a common cause of car accidents along with distracted and aggressive driving. Police departments in cities such as Pittsburgh were on high alert last weekend to detect drunk driving,...

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August 17, 2016

Medical malpractice involves an array of negligence or oversight by medical professionals and facilities. The most common type of medical malpractice claim we see involves failure to diagnose. This usually occurs when you go to the doctor or emergency room and the staff fails to recognize a potential medical condition or injury.

Some other common circumstances of medical malpractice include:

Surgical error Medication error Birth injury... Read More

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