William Mattar Wins 2021 Golden Gavel Award For “How Cool” Television Commercial

by William Mattar | May 10th, 2021

We are pleased to announce that William Mattar has won a 2021 Golden Gavel Award for his “How Cool” 30-second television commercial. The annual Golden Gavel Awards, hosted by The National Trial Lawyers, recognize the top law firm advertisements of the year. Attorney William Mattar accepted the award during this year’s National Trial Lawyers Summit […]

William Mattar Launches Be Nice Look Twice Campaign to Promote Motorcycle Safety Awareness

by William Mattar | May 3rd, 2021

William Mattar law offices launched its Be Nice Look Twice SM motorcycle safety awareness campaign to remind all drivers to be extra cautious as motorcyclists return to New York’s roads this spring. Accident lawyer, William Mattar, created this campaign to help reduce the number of accident injuries and fatalities involving motorcycles by encouraging motorists to […]

Raising Awareness and Here to Help You During Riding Season and Beyond

by William Mattar | April 30th, 2021

By William Mattar Spring is in the air. Go outside on a Saturday afternoon, and it will not be long before you hear the “Vroom” of a motorcycle engine in the distance. You know that deep, guttural sound that seems to carry for miles. After a long Western New York winter, that is just music […]

Does a Distracted Driving Ticket Affect Insurance? 

by William Mattar | April 23rd, 2021

Distracted driving can have severe consequences. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an estimated 3,142 lives were lost in distracted driving accidents in 2019. Because of distracted driving concerns, states across the country have declared cell phone use illegal while driving. If you were pulled over for texting and driving or another type of […]

Shifting Gears Into Spring – A Time to Ride

by William Mattar | April 19th, 2021

(William Mattar, P.C., 6720 Main St., Williamsville NY – Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome). Springtime is a time of possibility and rebirth. The ever-looming cloud cover that came over the region in October finally dissipates. The blistering wind replaced by a soft, balmy breeze. I like this time of year because sunlight […]

Tips to Help Prevent Distracted Driving

by William Mattar | April 16th, 2021

Distracted driving can be deadly. Every year in the U.S., thousands of people die in accidents involving distracted drivers. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2,800 people were killed, and an estimated 400,000 people were injured in distracted driving crashes in 2018. The consequences of distracted driving may seem overwhelming. Continue reading to […]

How Many Car Accidents are Caused by Distracted Drivers

by William Mattar | April 16th, 2021

Distracted driving is dangerous. Every year, distracted drivers cause thousands of car accidents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2019, an estimated 3,142 people lost their lives in distracted driving-related crashes in the U.S. – this is a ten-percent increase from the previous year. Read on to learn more about the hazards of […]

Are Smartphones to Blame for Distracted Driving?

by William Mattar | April 9th, 2021

Unfortunately, some drivers engage in distracted driving either out of habit or because they do not understand how dangerous it is to take their eyes off the road, even for a second. Smartphones can be one cause of distracted driving in. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, in the United States nine people […]

Should I Replace My Motorcycle Helmet After a Crash?

by William Mattar | April 7th, 2021

Motorcycle helmets are essential for any biker. According to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, a study found that helmets were 67 percent effective in preventing brain injuries resulting from motorcycle accidents. If you were in a motorcycle accident recently, you may be wondering whether you should replace your helmet. There is no substitute for reading manufacturer directions […]

William Mattar Television Commercial Selected as 2021 Golden Gavel Finalist

by William Mattar | April 6th, 2021

William Mattar law offices are thrilled to announce that the law firm’s “How Cool” television commercial has been nominated for a Golden Gavel Award. Presented by The National Trial Lawyers, The Golden Gavel Awards recognize the year’s best law firm advertisements. Winners will be announced during the annual Trial Lawyers Summit taking place May 6, […]