How to Stay Safe from Covid and Drunk Drivers on the Biggest Party Night of the Year

by William Mattar | November 22nd, 2021

New Year’s Eve may no longer be the biggest drinking day of the year. The day before Thanksgiving, referred to as “Drinksgiving” or “Blackout Wednesday,” is one of the biggest grossing nights for bars and restaurants. What makes this night so unique is the influx of college students home for the holiday—and their reunions with […]

When is a Pedestrian at Fault for a Car Accident? 

by William Mattar | November 17th, 2021

Pedestrians are vulnerable on our roadways. In New York, drivers have certain responsibilities to others on the road, including to always exercise caution around pedestrians and yield the right of way to pedestrians crossing a designated crosswalk.   Even though drivers have this duty of care, pedestrians have certain duties and obligations as well.   Pedestrians Who Break Traffic Laws  Like drivers, pedestrians must follow certain vehicle and traffic laws on the […]

Does Car Insurance Cover Bike Accidents?

by William Mattar | November 9th, 2021

After a car accident, most people know that car insurance is important for recovering damages, such as injuries to occupants. But does car insurance also cover accidents involving bicycles? Bicycling is a popular activity, especially in the warmer months – whether used for commuting to work or a recreational pastime. With bicyclists sharing the road […]

Car Accident Attorney William Mattar’s Pet Photo Contest For Rescue a Shelter Animal Campaign

by William Mattar | November 1st, 2021

Car accident lawyer, William Mattar, kicked off its annual Rescue a Shelter Animal campaign, which has been raising awareness and support since 2013. The campaign, which takes place throughout November, highlights the importance of rescuing an animal from a local animal shelter or rescue organization or supporting them through donations and volunteering. The campaign also features […]

How Does Drunk Driving Cause Accidents?

by William Mattar | October 25th, 2021

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) drunk driving claims one person’s life approximately every 50 minutes—which adds up to 10,000 lives lost every year. These incidents are preventable, but still happen. Motorists decide to get behind the wheel while drunk and cause serious accidents with other motorists, motorcycle riders, and pedestrians. There are […]

William Mattar P.C. Welcomes Attorney Christopher H. Gresham

by William Mattar | October 12th, 2021

William Mattar law offices are pleased to welcome Christopher H. Gresham, Esq., to the firm’s attorney team. Christopher was born in Buffalo and raised in East Amherst. He attended Virginia Wesleyan University and Buffalo State College, where he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Studies in 1991. Though he originally planned to […]

Car Accident Attorney William Mattar’s Fire Safety Program Provides Certificates for a Free Smoke Detector

by William Mattar | October 4th, 2021

William Mattar law offices are partnering with Ed Young’s True Value Hardware in October for Fire Safety Month. Together, they are giving away certificates redeemable for one free smoke detector. The annual campaign is intended to spread the message of fire safety, and to remind the community of the importance of having working smoke detectors […]

William Mattar Announces Passing of His Mother-in-Law

by William Mattar | September 30th, 2021

New York State car accident lawyer, William Mattar, is sad to announce the passing of his mother-in-law, “Local Beauty,” Marion Rose Nolan. “Marion’s hard work as a long-time business owner in the area, compassion, and fun-loving ways made her a joy to be with. My wife, Kathleen, and I will miss Marion dearly, yet know […]

Watch Some of William Mattar’s Newest Commercials Now!

by William Mattar | September 29th, 2021

As many already know, William Mattar happily debuted another round of  television commercials this September. The spots were produced by the creative team at Lerner Advertising, and some of which are available for you to watch anytime. Find them below and enjoy! Do you want to share your thoughts on the new ads? Head over […]

Child Passenger Safety Week 2021

by William Mattar | September 17th, 2021

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHSTA) 2021 Child Passenger Safety Week runs from September 19th through 25th. Their goal is to be sure children are in the proper car seat and that it is properly installed.  Additionally, Saturday, September 25, 2021 is National Seat Check Saturday. You can find links to many child passenger […]