The Dangers of Summer Driving in Buffalo, NY

by William Mattar | May 23rd, 2019

Buffalo, NY is one of the state’s most popular summer tourist attractions. Thousands of vacationers visit Canalside to relax and enjoy “green space”, Delaware Park to play golf and visit the amazing Buffalo Zoo and beautiful Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. Unfortunately, car and pedestrian accidents can happen in the summer months. In addition, […]

Is Speed a Factor in Some Syracuse Car Accidents?

by William Mattar | May 22nd, 2019

Speed is a leading factor contributing to many Syracuse car accidents. Exceeding the speed limit not only reduces your ability to maneuver safely around objects or curves in roadways but also increases the severity of injuries suffered by other drivers and their passengers in a high-speed accident. When you speed, you also need to put […]

Buffalo Tailgate Safety

by William Mattar | May 21st, 2019

If there is one thing the people of Buffalo know how to do, it is tailgate at sporting events and concerts. Whenever there is a major event at the hockey arena or football stadium, you will usually see thousands of proud Buffalonians tailgating and enjoying themselves. While tailgating is meant to be fun, it should […]

Long Island School Bus Safety

by William Mattar | May 20th, 2019

When school starts on Long Island, motorists can expect to see school buses every morning and afternoon. School buses carry young children to and from school. So, there are laws motorists should abide by when buses are on the road. Motorists should be informed that not abiding by the traffic laws concerning school buses can […]

William Mattar Buckle Your Belt Program Returns

by William Mattar | May 17th, 2019

Each spring, Buffalo car injury attorney William Mattar rolls out the annual Buckle Your Belt program. Wearing a seat belt is a law in New York State but there are still those who do not buckle up for various reasons. Some may say they are not comfortable wearing a seat belt, while others may argue […]

What to Do After a Buffalo Motorcycle Accident

by William Mattar | May 17th, 2019

Some may find that motorcycles can be a fun and a great way to travel while enjoying the beautiful scenery in upstate New York. Although many drivers wear helmets and practice defensive driving on their bikes, motorcycle drivers are still very vulnerable when sharing the road with cars and accidents can often lead to severe […]

Common Soft Tissue Injuries Caused by Syracuse Car Accidents

by William Mattar | May 16th, 2019

Soft tissue injuries after a car collision on Syracuse roads are common. If you’ve been involved in a car collision, and you fear you are injured, seek medical attention and consider retaining the services of a professional personal injury lawyer. The insurance company has an obligation to pay a claim that includes medical bills and […]

How a Helmet Can Protect You if Involved in a Rochester Motorcycle Accident

by William Mattar | May 15th, 2019

New York’s Department of Health provides the following information regarding the benefits of wearing a motorcycle helmet: 1772 U.S. motorcyclists avoided fatalities by wearing helmets (2015) Motorcycle helmets are estimated to be nearly 40 percent effective in preventing serious and fatal injuries to motorcycle drivers and 42 percent effective for motorcycle passengers Motorcycle helmets are […]

How Much Time Do I Have to Hire a Lawyer After my Buffalo Car Accident?

by William Mattar | May 14th, 2019

If you have suffered serious physical injuries due to the negligent driving practices of a Buffalo NY driver, you have a limited time to file a claim for your injuries. Failing to file a claim within the relevant “notice of claim” or “statute of limitations” periods means you will not be allowed to seek compensation […]

Long Island Motorcycle Accidents in the Summer

by William Mattar | May 13th, 2019

When the nice weather comes out in Long Island, so do the motorcyclists looking to feel the freedom of the open road. As the roads fill up with more motorcyclists, the number of Long Island motorcycle accidents may increase. If you want to stay safe in Long Island while riding your motorcycle, there are some […]