The Aftermath of a Syracuse Motorcycle Accident

by William Mattar | September 19th, 2019

In the immediate aftermath of a Syracuse motorcycle accident, adrenaline may be rushing through your body. You may be feeling conflicting emotions as you try to determine the extent of your injuries. In the days or weeks following your accident, you may have to make decisions regarding your medical situation and your pending insurance claim. […]

Are Car Accident Settlements Taxed in New York State?

by William Mattar | September 16th, 2019

After you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident in New York State, you may have plenty of questions. Your immediate health is a priority, but after you’ve completed your insurance settlement negotiations, there are other concerns, too. Your Car Accident Settlement After an accident happens, it’s critical for you to […]

Who is at fault for my NYC Rideshare Accident Injuries?

by William Mattar | September 12th, 2019

If you are not familiar with Uber, Lyft and other ridesharing companies, ridesharing passengers use a phone app to contact drivers who are available to give them a ride. Once a rideshare passenger has been picked up by the driver and is on the way to their destination, that passenger is covered by the ridesharing […]

How to Choose the Best Lawyer After a Syracuse Car Accident?

by William Mattar | September 9th, 2019

You have just been involved in a Syracuse car accident and just got looked over by an emergency medical technician. Your next step may be to hire a Syracuse injury attorney, but you are not sure which one you should hire. Once you set up your personal appointments, there are things you should look for […]

Who is at fault for my Rochester Rideshare Accident Injuries?

by William Mattar | September 3rd, 2019

Ridesharing companies like Uber and Lfyt make up part of the taxicab market in Rochester. These services, easily accessed and paid through your smartphone, are reliable and convenient, but New York traffic laws are still catching up. If you’ve been injured while using a ride service in Rochester, you’re probably worried. Here are some things […]

William Mattar’s Elementary School Buckle Your Belt Program Enters its Tenth Year

by William Mattar | August 28th, 2019

The Annual William Mattar Buckle Your Belt Program encourages seat belt safety for a chance to win a classroom pizza party prize. On the heels of the highly successful Pencils 4 Schools program, the William Mattar Buckle Your Belt Program returns for its 10th year. The program encourages elementary school students to buckle their seat […]

Could AI Be The Key to True Full Autonomous Driving

by William Mattar | August 26th, 2019

Self-driving or “automated” cars are groundbreaking. With a focus on passenger safety and reducing car accidents, the technology behind autonomous driving is rapidly developing. What does AI mean for self-driving cars? Is it the key to fully autonomous driving? Features of AI That Increase Vehicle Safety There are a few AI features that are already […]

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 […]