What Might Truckers and Uber Drivers Have in Common?

by William Mattar | June 25th, 2019

Do trucker drivers and Uber drivers have anything in common when it comes to being at-fault drivers in an accident? For example, if you are hit by an Uber or truck driver, who pays for your medical bills if you need emergency treatment or an extended hospitalization? Are Uber and truck drivers insured individually or […]

Who is at Fault for my Rochester Car Accident in a Work Zone?

by William Mattar | June 24th, 2019

If you’ve been traveling down the city streets of Rochester this summer – or along I-90 – you’ve probably run into construction zones. They’re frustrating and a little nerve-wracking, with heavy machinery, plenty of pedestrian workers, and some impatient drivers in a slow-moving traffic area. What Causes Work Zone Accidents in Rochester? There are many […]

Helping People by Sharing the Gift of Life

by William Mattar | June 21st, 2019

At the principal William Mattar law office in Williamsville, NY, a semi-annual blood drive is held through Unyts. We know that it’s important to donate blood so hospitals and medical centers are ready to help our ill neighbors. We often think of blood transfusions being needed from traumatic accidents and surgeries, but there are many […]

Who can be held liable for damages in a Syracuse Truck Accident?

by William Mattar | June 21st, 2019

Truck drivers and the companies they work for must follow strict state and federal regulations to ensure they are transporting loads safely and efficiently across thousands of miles U.S. highways. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has established rules governing what trucking companies and truckers must do to avoid causing accidents and harming other […]

Car Accidents May Be More Frequent in Summer Months

by William Mattar | June 19th, 2019

Summer is here, and it’s prime road trip season. Before you pack your bags and venture across the country, or just across beautiful New York in the summertime, you’ll want to be sure that you’re prepared to safely hit the road. Why? Because car accidents occur in the summer months. There are a few reasons, […]

Who is at fault for my Albany Rideshare Accident Injuries?

by William Mattar | June 17th, 2019

Choosing a rideshare company like Uber or Lyft is an increasingly popular option among Albany residents. What Happens if I’ve Been Involved in an Albany Rideshare Accident? If you’ve been involved in a car crash, no matter the circumstances, it’s important to seek medical attention, even if you feel fine. Soft tissue injuries, like whiplash, […]

What you Need to Know About Suffering a Brain Injury in a Car Accident

by William Mattar | June 12th, 2019

You don’t have to be involved in a multi-car pile-up vehicle accident on a busy interstate to suffer a life-changing brain injury. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), can happen if a solid object hits your head hard enough to cause injury to the brain. Some brain injuries are “penetrating” head injuries (cracked skull or something pierces […]

I Was Injured in a Rochester Bus Accident. Now What?

by William Mattar | June 11th, 2019

Using Rochester’s public bus lines for travel can reduce your carbon footprint and transport you around town. However, re-entering and exiting a bus can be dangerous at times. If you or a loved one has been injured in a Rochester bus accident, there are a few things you should know. How Do Bus Accidents Happen? […]

Teach New Teen Drivers the Dangers of Distracted Driving

by William Mattar | June 10th, 2019

Of course, any parent who has tried to teach their teen good driving habits will tell you that teenagers consider themselves experienced, “safe” drivers as soon as they get their driver’s license. How can parents make an impact on their new teen drivers regarding the dangers of distracted driving? Is that even possible? Distracted Driving […]

What to look for in a New York City Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

by William Mattar | June 7th, 2019

If you are ever involved in a New York City pedestrian accident, you are instantly put into a very complicated situation. It is a very delicate situation that requires the right kind of personal injury attorney. Experience You should never hire an attorney who does not have experience in handling cases for New York City […]