New York State Police Teaming Up With William Mattar Law Offices for “In the Heat, Check the Seat”

by William Mattar | August 26th, 2015

The summer campaign “In the Heat, Check the Seat” was started this year by William Mattar Law Offices to raise awareness of infant and animal death due to being left in vehicles during high temperature weather. With the involvement of the community using the free safety alert kits created by the law office, the New […]

“Drive Sober, Get Pulled Over” Campaign Launches in New York

by Keith Adkins | August 21st, 2015

Drunk driving continues to be one of the greatest safety threats to motorists on New York’s roads. In fact, crashes caused by driving under the influence of alcohol are responsible for roughly 30 percent of state highway fatalities. New York officials are addressing the issue with the “Drive Sober, Get Pulled Over” campaign. According to […]

What I’ve Learned as a Waitress that Helps Me Succeed in a Law Firm- guest blogger Megan Lederhouse

by William Mattar | August 18th, 2015

Never underestimate the skills that someone in the restaurant business possesses. These are skills that become embedded into your brain. You never lose them and you apply them to every aspect of your life; including any other job field you find yourself in. These skills have taught me how to help people and I use […]

Safety Courses Help Prevent New York Bicycle Accidents

by Keith Adkins | August 14th, 2015

As traffic increases, more and more people are turning to bicycles as a primary method of transportation. But without experience riding a bike on a road, the New York bicycle accident lawyers at William Mattar Law Offices explain the undertaking can be extremely dangerous. That’s why many new cyclists are choosing to take a bicycle […]

Bounce House Safety- Do You Know How to Keep Your Kids Safe?

by William Mattar | August 11th, 2015

When you attend a child’s birthday party in the summer time, chances are you are going to see kids having the time of their lives on a giant inflatable amusement ride. There are all kinds; from bounce houses to giant water slides and even obstacle courses. They are great to keep children entertained and active […]

What’s Being Done to Prevent DUIs in New York?

by Keith Adkins | August 7th, 2015

Drunk driving continues to be one of the leading causes of accidents on New York roads. Reports from the New York Department of Motor Vehicles (NYDMV) show that in 2013—the last year drunk driving data is available—there were 8,368 New York car accidents related to driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Those crashes […]

Personal Injury Involving a Self- Driving Car

by William Mattar | August 4th, 2015

How do you collect insurance information when you get into an accident with a self-driving car? Not something you have had to worry about in the past, but for one driver and two passengers, this was a reality. A Google prototype car was involved in a collision when it was rear ended by another vehicle, […]

Can Crosswalks Increase the Odds of New York Pedestrian Accidents?

by Keith Adkins | July 31st, 2015

As summer break wraps up, children here in upstate New York are preparing to go back to school. For many, this time of year often leads to a focus on pedestrian safety. Last year, officials in the town of Lockport, New York, took action to protect the safety of children as they walk to school […]

Taste of Williamsville 2015

by William Mattar | July 28th, 2015

Join in on sampling some of the amazing food that Williamsville restaurants have to offer this Sunday, August 2nd from noon to 8pm. Admission is free and there will be live music as well as food judging by local celebrity judges. Canned food donations will also be collected for the Food Bank of WNY. Stop […]

New York Motorcycle Accident Numbers Have Decreased In Recent Years

by Keith Adkins | July 24th, 2015

The number of motorcycle accidents in The Empire State have decreased in recent years. Our New York motorcycle accident lawyers at William Mattar Law Offices believe that taking a closer look at this data can provide insight into the cause of this decline. The New York Department of Motor Vehicles reports a total of 5,916 […]