Attorney from William Mattar Delivers Speech at Erie County Bar Association Lecture

by William Mattar | July 2nd, 2015

The Erie County Bar Association Institute of Law Noonday Learning Lecture took place on June 25th. The invited speaker, C. Daniel McGillicuddy Esq. of William Mattar Law Offices, spoke about bicycle accidents and related injuries. During this presentation, McGillicuddy spoke to attendants about the rights, duties and obligations of bicyclists. McGillicuddy gave statistics of accidents […]

NHTSA Admits Partial Blame for GM Ignition Recall Accidents

by Keith Adkins | June 26th, 2015

For the past several months, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been placing the blame on General Motors (GM) for a string of accidents related to faulty ignition switches. Now though, the agency seems to be taking part of the blame for those GM ignition recall accidents. Earlier this month, two NHTSA reports […]

Now That Summer is Here, Are You Also Pool Safety Ready?

by William Mattar | June 23rd, 2015

Summer comes and goes fast, and everyone is in a hurry to get their pool open and enjoy the beautiful weather before it is gone. But have you spent any time making sure to brush up on your family’s pool safety? Having the neighborhood children over to swim is a great time for everyone, but […]

Vision Zero Campaign Aims to Reduce New York City Bicycle Accidents

by Keith Adkins | June 19th, 2015

Data indicates that more than 200,000 bicycles can be found on the roadways in and around New York City each day. Our New York City bicycle accident lawyers at William Mattar Law Offices point out that with so many cyclists on the road, it comes as no surprise that The Big Apple sees its fair […]

Cell Phone Distractions Can Affect Pilots, As Well As Drivers

by William Mattar | June 16th, 2015

With distracted driving still a major concern in New York State, especially with the rise of social media, another concern has arisen. Technology distractions with pilots in the cockpit are also becoming an issue. Pilots need to take extra caution in keeping a steady visual in the air to avoid collision with other planes. Technology […]

Social Media Is a Leading Cause of Distracted Driving

by Keith Adkins | June 12th, 2015

Despite major efforts from law enforcement and legislators, distracted driving remains a serious problem across the United States and especially in New York. But could the problem be that we are only focusing on drivers who text and talk on the phone and not motorists who engage in other distracting behaviors? Our attorneys at William […]

William Mattar, PC to Celebrate Grand Opening Event

by William Mattar | June 9th, 2015

With the steady growth of William Mattar Law Offices since 1990, an Invitation-Only Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Event will take place on June 11, 2015 to celebrate the second William Mattar Building. With the firm’s dedication to help people, employment numbers will grow as well, to serve more clients. With 95 current employees, the new […]

DADSS Technology May Help Reduce Drunk Driving Accidents

by Keith Adkins | June 5th, 2015

Alcohol is one of the leading causes of accidents involving motor vehicles today. Research from the non-profit organization, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, shows that as many as one in three fatal collisions involves a driver who has had too much to drink. Luckily, a new piece of technology may help keep intoxicated motorists off the […]

The Car Safety Invention That Could Save an Infant’s Life

by William Mattar | June 2nd, 2015

Five students from Rice University in Houston, Texas used a school project to work on something they are hoping could save lives. They invented “Infant SOS” following the many tragedies of infants being left in hot cars without the parents being aware. Most recently, a Massachusetts father frantically called 911 after realizing his 1 year […]

New York Car Accident Lawyers Provide Tips on Vehicle Recalls

by Keith Adkins | May 29th, 2015

Numerous recalls have been launched recently in response to defective auto parts. We’ve told you about Chrysler Fiat’s response to reports of fires involving Jeeps and the GM ignition recall accidents, but the latest danger to motorists involves airbags found in millions of vehicles across the country. Last week, a Japanese company, Takata Corp., announced […]