I Was Injured in a Rochester Car Accident by an Uninsured Driver. Now What?

by William Mattar | August 22nd, 2019

The moments right after a car wreck can be terrifying. You’re shaken up, possibly injured, and may be worried about any passengers. For most people, the next step after checking for personal injuries is to exchange insurance information with the other driver. But what happens if the other driver doesn’t have insurance? Ascertain Fault for […]

I was injured in a Buffalo Bus Accident. Now What?

by William Mattar | August 12th, 2019

Many Buffalo residents rely on the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) for transportation to work, appointments and just getting around town. In addition to NFTA buses, drivers and pedestrians contend with school buses and specialty buses meant to transport the elderly or disabled. Unfortunately, bus accidents are all too common in Buffalo, usually causing serious […]

Do I Need to File a Police Report After a Buffalo Truck Accident?

by William Mattar | August 8th, 2019

You cannot possibly predict when you are going to have a truck accident, regardless of how careful you are while on the road. Such incidents can lead to problems that include trauma, spinal cord damages and financial losses. You may end up going through a long and complicated legal process as you seek compensation for […]

Can Truck Driver Shortages Affect Roadway Safety?

by William Mattar | August 5th, 2019

Can Truck Driver Shortages Affect Roadway Safety? How would you answer the question of whether fewer truck drivers on U.S. highways will impact the safety of other drivers? Do you think roadway safety would improve because fewer vehicles traveling on busy interstates would obviously mean fewer accidents? So what happens when there aren’t enough truck […]

The Future of Autonomous Vehicles

by William Mattar | August 1st, 2019

With the introduction of autonomous (self-piloting) automobiles, your morning commute may become just a bit easier. Although some cars are already equipped with a rudimentary form of driving automation (self-parking, proximity sensors, and lane change warnings), they have nothing on state-of-the-art vehicles that may not require your hands on the steering wheel––or even your eyes […]

I Was Injured in a Buffalo Car Accident by an Uninsured Driver. Now What?

by William Mattar | July 29th, 2019

Most drivers assume if they are involved in a car accident in Buffalo, their damages (whether property, physical or both) will be paid by the at-fault driver’s auto insurance. After all, car insurance is mandated in the state of New York. Driving without car insurance is against the law and could result in losing your […]

Is Speed a Factor in Some Buffalo Car Accidents?

by William Mattar | July 25th, 2019

Buffalo is an area with a wide variety of challenges for even the safest drivers. When a Buffalo car accident occurs, investigators will look at every possible angle to try and determine exactly what happened. As a Buffalo driver, you should be aware of the common factors that cause car accidents and learn how to […]

Some Reasons Car Accidents May Happen More in Summer

by William Mattar | July 22nd, 2019

Summer is finally here, and like many New Yorkers, you’re probably ready to travel Manhattan’s busy streets or along the winding roads of upstate NY. Before you hit the road, though, you may want to brush up on defensive driving and pay more attention as you travel – many car accidents happen in the summer […]

What is Liability in a Syracuse Car Accident?

by William Mattar | July 18th, 2019

When it comes to auto insurance, New York State is a no-fault state. This means that no matter who gets the blame for the accident, your insurance company is responsible for paying some medical expenses, and lost income. If your insurance company is legally obliged to pay, why do Syracuse drivers have liability insurance and […]

The William Mattar Pencils 4 Schools Program Opens Registrations for 2019

by William Mattar | July 15th, 2019

Car accident injury attorney, William Mattar’s, pencil donation to top 2,000,000 this summer. Even though the school year has just ended, auto injury attorney William Mattar is already getting donations ready with the annual Pencils 4 Schools program.  School supply needs can be a burden on teachers and parents and this program helps students to […]