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Harold K. Waldman

Harold Waldman’s Legal Cases

7 total

  • Pediatric Malpractice

    Practice Area:
    Medical Malpractice
    Outcome:
    $4,500,000 settlement
    Description:
    A $4.5 Million settlement in a medical malpractice lawsuit agaist two pediatricians and a local hospital for not properly treating a thrombosis. In this case our client, an infant, suffered from major neurological and physical impairments as a result of the negligence.
  • Product Liability

    Practice Area:
    Defective and Dangerous Products
    Outcome:
    $3,800,000 Settlement
    Description:
    Our client was a worker in an industrial plant. While working with a piece of equipment, his arm and shoulder were accidently caught in the machine. The accident resulted in our client losing his arm and doing extensive damage to his shoulder. My client was permanently disabled as a result of this accident. HKW filed claims against all the owners of the equipment as well as the manufacturer of the equipment.
  • Product Liability

    Practice Area:
    Defective and Dangerous Products
    Outcome:
    $2,300,000 settlement
    Description:
    Our clients, a young couple on their way to a high school prom, had their vehicle roll over resulting in their roof being crushed. The driver of the vehicle was killed and the passenger was severely injured. HKW & Assoc filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the vehicle based on the unsafe design of the vehicle. After several years of litigation against the car manufacturer, we were able to resolve the lawsuit for a multimillion dollar settlement
  • Medical Malpractice

    Practice Area:
    Medical Malpractice
    Outcome:
    $2,000,000 Settlement
    Description:
    Our client died from pharmaceuticals related to weight loss. HKW & Assoc, on behalf of the estate of the deceased, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the manufacturer of the drug. After extensive litigation, HKW was able to resolve the claim for a multimillion dollar settlement against the drug manufacturer.
  • Medical Malpractice

    Practice Area:
    Medical Malpractice
    Outcome:
    $2,000,000
    Description:
    Our client underwent orthopedic surgery to repair damage to his back. During the operation the surgeon severed nerves near the spinal column. This malpractice caused partial paralysis in the client's leg. HKW filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the surgeon resulting in a multimillion dollar settlement.
  • Auto Accident

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Outcome:
    $1,200,000 settlement
    Description:
    Our client was driving on a narrow road in Beaver County. A large sanitation truck hit our client's vehicle. Our client was severely injured and spent several weeks in a rehabilitation facility. The insurance company denied our clients claim because the police report indicated that our client was in the wrong lane. HKW & Associates was able to prove through extensive use of experts that our client was not responsible for the accident. This resulted in a settlement in excess of one million dollars.
  • Dram Shop

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    $1,000,000
    Description:
    54 year old man was served an excessive amount of alcohol at a bar. He went home, fell, and died. We sued the bar for serving a visibility intoxicated person. Ultimately we were able to settle the case for close to a million dollars. It is one of the few cases where the estate of an intoxicated person was able to successfully collect against a bar.