How Many Car Accidents Does the Average Person Have?

by William Mattar | November 20th, 2020

Hundreds, if not thousands, of car accidents happen every day. We have gathered car accident statistics from across the United States. There are dozens of factors that come into play when determining how frequently an individual will get into an accident. We have outlined some of these factors below. How Many Car Accidents Per Year […]

William Mattar P.C. Welcomes Attorney Kevin Murphy

by William Mattar | November 19th, 2020

William Mattar law offices are pleased to welcome Kevin Murphy, Esq., to the firm’s attorney staff at its principal office in Williamsville, NY. Born and raised in the Buffalo area, Mr. Murphy attended the State University of New York at Albany, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Mr. Murphy’s passion for service, advocacy […]

Is it Worth Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney in New York City?

by William Mattar | November 13th, 2020

If you have been unfortunate enough to suffer an injury because of the actions or inactions of someone else in New York City, you might be wondering if you should consult a personal injury lawyer to see if you have a claim. If you want to explore a potential claim, you should consult with an […]

Car Accident Attorney William Mattar Debuts New Commercial Featuring Peanut Butter Mattar

by William Mattar | November 12th, 2020

William Mattar is pleased to announce the premiere of a new television commercial featuring his beloved family dog, Peanut Butter Mattar. Since 2013, Miss Peanut Butter Mattar has been the face of William Mattar’s Rescue a Shelter Animal campaign, encouraging the community to support a local animal shelter or rescue. The campaign takes place throughout […]

How Much to Ask For in a Personal Injury Settlement

by William Mattar | November 6th, 2020

You may have been involved in an accident that left you badly injured, and you may be wondering how much to ask for in a personal injury settlement. After filing your personal injury lawsuit in court, an attorney can present your case to a jury who will have the ability to award monetary compensation for […]

New Statewide Seat Belt Law Goes into Effect

by William Mattar | November 4th, 2020

In an earlier post, we discussed New York’s new law requiring all passengers age 16 and older to wear a seat belt when travelling in the backseat of a motor vehicle. This law went into effect on Sunday, November 1, 2020. The legislation was signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo in August 2020. Previously, passengers over the […]

New York Car Accident Attorney William Mattar Hosts Pet Photo Contest During Rescue a Shelter Animal Campaign

by William Mattar | November 2nd, 2020

Beginning today, William Mattar law offices kicks off its Rescue a Shelter Animal campaign. Since 2013, William Mattar has supported shelter animals through the firm’s annual Rescue a Shelter Animal campaign, highlighting the importance of rescuing an animal in need from a local animal shelter or rescue. The campaign takes place throughout November and features […]

What is a Personal Injury?

by William Mattar | October 30th, 2020

If you or anyone you know has ever suffered a personal injury, you probably know it can be a very difficult thing to recover from. Sometimes personal injuries are not realized until after an accident or event that caused the trauma. In American law, the term personal injury is mostly used to describe a sort […]

How Owning a Pet Can Be Therapeutic

by William Mattar | October 29th, 2020

When adopting an animal, many people imagine how a new family member will bring joy, adventure, and companionship into their life. But pets can be more than just fun—they can also be a form of therapy. Studies have shown that animals can help alleviate symptoms related to mental health problems and trauma, which are challenges […]

National Teen Driver Safety Week

by William Mattar | October 22nd, 2020

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers (15- to 18-year-olds) in the U.S. Shockingly, about half of all teens will be involved in a car accident before they graduate high school. Needless to say, teen driving accidents and fatalities continue to be […]