Honoring Memorial Day

by William Mattar | May 24th, 2016

This Memorial Day, our firm recognizes those who so bravely served for our country. We cannot thank you enough for your selflessness. From our William Mattar family to yours, we wish everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day.

North Tonawanda Resident Wins a Vacation from William Mattar

by William Mattar | May 17th, 2016

Tammy Notto from North Tonawanda will be planning an upcoming vacation for her family, all because she pledged to always wear her seatbelt when traveling in a motor vehicle. The Buckle Your Belt Contest continues to reward people in the Buffalo and Upstate New York region with a trip for four to Fern resort just […]

Whiplash- What Exactly Does it Mean?

by William Mattar | May 13th, 2016

As explained in a previous blog entry, the extent of property damage to a vehicle is not a reliable proxy for the severity of injury endured by a driver or passenger in that vehicle. The purpose of your car bumpers is to protect your car—not you. Nevertheless, even where a motor vehicle collision is “low […]

Serious Injuries linked to “Low Impact” Motor Vehicle Collisions

by William Mattar | May 6th, 2016

Insurance companies promote the misconception that a “low impact” collision between vehicles cannot injure vehicle occupants. They argue that because there is little to no structural damage to the vehicles, the impact/force of the collision was insufficient to injure vehicle occupants. This notion is simply false. Insurance companies use a range of vehicular damage to […]

Self Driving Cars- Who Are the Rulemakers?

by William Mattar | April 29th, 2016

A recent USA Today article explores the degree to which self-driving cars will create more than just technological and social ripples in our society—also presenting important issues of federalism. The article relays the message of Chris Urmson, the chief architect of Google’s trailblazing autonomous car program, who, invoking new rules by 15 states for the […]

A very common concern of every client is: How long will my case take?

by William Mattar | April 20th, 2016

There are many factors that affect the length of a motor vehicle accident case. One factor is the severity of injury. When a client has suffered a very serious injury, he or she may require months or years of extensive medical treatment. This, in turn, may cause the case to take longer than a less […]

Happy Earth Day!

by cjadmin | April 15th, 2016

With just one simple action, we can do our part to help improve life on our planet. Whether you take a quicker shower, recycle your water bottle, or turn off lights before you leave the room, it all adds up. Do your part this Earth Day—and every day!

Keeping Your Family Safe Could Win a Vacation!

by mlederhouse | April 6th, 2016

  William Mattar’s Buckle Your Belt contest is back to give one lucky winner a trip for 4 to Fern resort in Ontario.  Entrants can go to the contest page now and make the pledge to always wear a seatbelt when riding in a motor vehicle- it’s that simple!  By filling out the form and […]

Mattar March Madness

by cjadmin | March 28th, 2016

We may not be competing on the same courts as college ballers this March, but our team of personal injury lawyers is always prepared to face tough opponents. We’re here to help if you’ve suffered an upset, so you can get back on your feet and back in the game.

Fire & Ice 2016

by mlederhouse | March 21st, 2016

By Duncan Tanner “Once someone attends Fire and Ice for the first time, they come back year after year,” said William Mattar, the 2016 Fire and Ice Chairman. This year’s Fire and Ice event will take place on Thursday April 7th at the Foundry, 1738 Elmwood Ave from 6pm-9pm. “Fire and Ice is truly a […]