New Child Car Seat Laws in New York State

by William Mattar | January 13th, 2020

On November 1, 2019, the rules governing child passenger safety in New York State changed. Under the new law, all children under the age of two must be in a rear-facing child seat when travelling in a motor vehicle. The state recommends that all infants and toddlers ride in a rear-facing seat until they meet […]

New York’s Teen Driver’s License and Insurance Requirements

by William Mattar | January 10th, 2020

Receiving a driver’s license in New York State takes more than just filing papers at the Department of Motor Vehicles. If you are a teenager who’s getting ready to drive, there are several things to know. Learner’s Permit Teens in New York can apply for a learner’s permit at the age of 16. The permit […]

Signs and Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injuries And PTSD From A Car Accident

by William Mattar | January 7th, 2020

One car accident could change a person’s life forever. The serious injuries caused by a crash can sometimes take years to correct, and there are some cases where the damage is permanent. It is important to remember that a car accident can cause physical as well as psychological damage. For example, a traumatic brain injury […]

William Mattar Television Commercial Nominated for a Golden Gavel Award

by William Mattar | January 2nd, 2020

William Mattar law offices is pleased to announce that our Meet William Mattar commercial has been selected as a finalist for a Golden Gavel Award. Hosted by National Trial Lawyers, The Golden Gavel Awards recognize the top legal advertisements of the year. The awards ceremony takes place at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami, […]

What is the Statute of Limitations on a Car Accident in New York?

by William Mattar | December 2nd, 2019

If you’ve been in a car accident in New York, and are considering filing a lawsuit, it’s important to make sure you’re within the statute of limitations governing legal action in car accidents. What does a Statute of Limitations do? A statute of limitations limits the amount of time a plaintiff has to bring a […]

I Was Injured After a Truck Accident. Do I Have a Case?

by William Mattar | November 26th, 2019

Truck accidents may have unique legal issues. If the at-fault driver is operating a truck that belongs to a trucking company, this can change the way a case is handled. For example, there are regulations regarding licensing and how many hours a truck driver can work . The outcome of a case can be changed […]

6 Causes of Semi-Truck Accidents

by William Mattar | November 25th, 2019

Semi-trucks and commercial trucks dot the roadways and highways as they deliver the products we consume. While they provide a needed service, they can also cause truck accidents. Because of the size of the trucks, and the speed they travel, the truck accidents can be catastrophic. It’s important for the drivers of these semi-trucks to […]

7 After Car Accident Symptoms To Watch For

by William Mattar | November 19th, 2019

A car accident is a jarring, shocking event. In the midst of post car accident confusion, it’s sometimes hard to tell if you’ve been injured. In fact, it could take days or even weeks for symptoms from injuries suffered in a car accident to truly manifest. It’s important to recognize some of the symptoms of […]

How Does an Accident Affect a Car Lease?

by William Mattar | November 14th, 2019

Leasing a car has become a popular option, especially as the price of buying a new car has gone up. Leases offer the ability to get a new car every few years, without worrying about the maintenance that comes with owning a car for a long amount of time. Unfortunately, car accidents happen whether you’ve […]

WILLIAM MATTAR LAW OFFICES ATTORNEY F. DAVID RUSIN TO PRESENT AT RULES OF EVIDENCE SEMINAR

by William Mattar | November 11th, 2019

On November 22, 2019, F. David Rusin Esq., of William Mattar law offices will present at a National Business Institute seminar entitled, “The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit.” The seminar will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn located in Downtown Buffalo from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, and Mr. Rusin will be speaking […]