Safety Tips for Traveling This Thanksgiving

by Keith Adkins | November 20th, 2015

The AAA Foundation estimates 46.9 million Americans will take to the road over the next several days to visit friends and family for Thanksgiving. With so many cars on the road, the legal staff at William Mattar Law Offices believes it’s important to keep safety in mind. Here are a few tips to consider as […]

Helping People Outside of the Courtroom

by William Mattar | November 17th, 2015

Charles H. Cobb, Esq. of William Mattar Law Offices is taking action in our community by joining the Board of Directors for Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME). Cobb says, “Being the voice in the courtroom for my clients has always led me to seek additional outlets to stand up for people and ensure they are […]

What You Can Do to Prevent Distracted Driving Behaviors

by Keith Adkins | November 13th, 2015

Distracted Driving By The Numbers Take a look at the motorists around you next time you’re driving and you may be shocked at the number of drivers using handheld electronic devices. Statistics show distracted driving is becoming all too common, and the results can be deadly. A recent study showed almost half of all motorists […]

How to Become “SuperBetter”

by William Mattar | November 9th, 2015

Scott Bylewski, Esq., of William Mattar Law Offices, recently gave a presentation to the Bar Association of Erie County’s ADR committee meeting to discuss the “SuperBetter” game, which is available via book and an increasingly popular app for smartphones. According to the game’s website, “SuperBetter increases resilience—the ability to stay strong, motivated and optimistic even […]

Transportation Bill Reforms Truck Driving Rules and Regulations

by Keith Adkins | November 6th, 2015

On Nov. 5, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a six-year, multi-billion dollar transportation policy bill that allows for sweeping reforms to our nation’s truck driving rules and regulations. While many of the changes help to protect motorists on the road, others could significantly increase trucking accidents and injuries. Lawmakers did not approve provisions to […]

Giving Thanks to Local Animal Shelters

by William Mattar | November 3rd, 2015

November is Rescue a Shelter Animal Month at William Mattar Law Offices. We want to show our appreciation for local shelters and all they do to find homes for pets in need. William Mattar says, “November is about giving thanks, and our firm feels that adopting an animal into your family is a huge reason […]

Buffalo Pedestrian Accident Lawyers Provide Halloween Safety Tips

by Keith Adkins | October 30th, 2015

Halloween can be one of the most exciting nights of the year for children and adults alike. Too often though, the excitement comes to an abrupt end when a collision between a motor vehicle and a trick-or-treater occurs. Estimates show that children are twice as likely to be struck by a car or truck on […]

Teachers Celebrate Safety Contest Wins With Class Pizza Parties

by William Mattar | October 26th, 2015

Classes all over Buffalo and Rochester will be enjoying pizza parties courtesy of William Mattar’s Fall 2015 Buckle Your Belt Classroom Contest. Wearing a seatbelt at all times can reduce the risk of injury or even death, and teachers who entered the contest helped spread the importance of always buckling up to their students. After […]

Takata Airbag Recall Expanded

by Keith Adkins | October 23rd, 2015

Several months ago, approximately 19 million cars in the United States were recalled due to defective airbags manufactured by Takata Corp. Now, it seems as though the recall may be expanding. The New York car accident lawyers at William Mattar Law Offices explain the original recall only involved driver and front-seat passenger airbags capable of […]

Kia to Recall 377,000 Vehicles Due to Defective Car Part

by Keith Adkins | October 16th, 2015

One of the most preventable causes of auto accidents is faulty vehicle equipment. Each year, thousands of American cars, trucks, and motorcycles are recalled because certain parts fail to properly function. Now Kia is planning to recall as many as 377,000 vehicles because faulty transmissions allow the car to roll while in park, which can […]