New York Bicycle Accident Lawyers Discuss Importance of Wearing a Helmet

by Keith Adkins | May 22nd, 2015

Riding a bicycle in New York can be dangerous. The state Department of Motor Vehicles reports that there were a total of 6,170 accidents involving cyclists in 2013. Of those accidents, more than one-third of riders weren’t wearing helmets. The risk of not wearing a helmet is massive. Studies have shown this piece of lifesaving […]

Many Local Events for Bike Month

by William Mattar | May 19th, 2015

May is National Bike Month, but did you know it is also Buffalo Bike Month? With tons of events going on this month, what better time to take your bicycle out of storage and have a fun day or night out with the family? And The Buffalo Bicycle Accident Lawyers want to make sure you stay safe while […]

Common Car Accident Causes Addressed by Upcoming Safety Event

by Keith Adkins | May 15th, 2015

Two of the most preventable causes of automobile accidents are speeding and drunk driving. Unfortunately, Western New York—especially Niagara County—sees an exceptionally high number of these types of crashes among young drivers. And motorists under age 20 have an exceptionally high rate of collisions where occupants are unrestrained. That’s why the New York Governor’s Traffic […]

To the Working Parent

by William Mattar | May 12th, 2015

The reason adults should look as though they are having fun, is to give kids a reason to want to grow up.  ~Patch Adams The moment we graduate from college it is a rat race to find a career and start “life”. Everyone wants to climb that ladder and strive to do everything we said […]

Buffalo Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Discuss Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month In Western New York

by Keith Adkins | May 8th, 2015

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in New York, and the Buffalo motorcycle accident lawyers at William Mattar Law Offices would like to tell you about a few events taking place as part of the campaign. Events focusing on motorcycle safety started Saturday, May 2, in Erie County with the American Bikers Aimed Toward Education […]

Win a Vacation with the Buckle Your Belt Campaign!

by William Mattar | May 5th, 2015

William Mattar is excited to announce this year’s Buckle Your Belt Spring Campaign. We encourage everyone to go to  http://www.williammattar.com/community-involvement/programs-and-campaigns/buckle-your-belt/ now and make the pledge to always wear a seatbelt when riding in a motor vehicle. This can help to significantly lower the risk of being seriously injured in an accident, which is why it is extremely important to spread […]

Regulations May Require Commercial Trucks to Have Speed Governors

by Keith Adkins | May 1st, 2015

You’re bound to come across a “gator” on New York roads sooner than later. But these aren’t alligators—gator is the trucker’s term for the remnants of a blown 18-wheeler tire. Blown commercial truck tires litter the roadways in our state, and they put motorists at risk of injury from an accident. And, as it turns […]

New York State participates in Operation Safe Stop

by William Mattar | April 28th, 2015

With an estimated 50,000 vehicles that illegally pass school buses every day in in the State of New York, authorities are finally cracking down.   On April 16, 2015 Sheriff’s deputies and police officers from all over New York State participated in the Operation Safe Stop Day. Marked and unmarked cars were used to issue tickets […]

New York State Police Kick Off “The Empty Chair” Campaign

by Keith Adkins | April 24th, 2015

For decades, car accidents have been one of the leading causes of preventable accidental death among teenagers in the United States. In fact, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says that, in 2013, motor vehicle collisions claimed the lives of 2,524 teens. That makes the fatal crash rate per mile for teen drivers nearly three […]

Food Truck Series Kicks Off At William Mattar, PC

by William Mattar | April 21st, 2015

Make sure to be near Main and Transit in Williamsville on Fridays so you can stop out and have lunch with William Mattar! From now until the end of October, the William Mattar “What’s 4 Lunch” food truck series will have a different food truck on site serving lunch from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. […]