Riding Your Motorcycle in the Rain Can Pose Danger

by William Mattar | July 16th, 2021

Spring is a highly-anticipated season for many bikers. The weather changes, and it’s time to get back out on the road again. While spring weather can be warm and beautiful, that can mean rain and wet riding conditions. Rain is not snow or ice, but it can still be dangerous for motorcyclists, and sometimes it […]

Car Accident Attorney William Mattar Launches 2021 Pencils 4 Schools Program

by William Mattar | July 15th, 2021

William Mattar law offices are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the annual William Mattar Pencils 4 Schools Program. Since the program’s inception, William Mattar has donated nearly 2 million pencils to educators and students throughout the community. Beginning July 14, 2021, through August 13, 2021, New York State educators may submit […]

What Does Product Liability Mean?

by William Mattar | July 14th, 2021

“Product liability” refers to laws that protect consumers against unsafe or defective products. Essentially, the companies and manufacturers that make dangerous products can be held liable for damages that result. Product liability can be a complex subject, and there are many different types of product liability cases, including those involving defective auto parts. Product Liability […]

William Mattar Law Offices Welcome Third Generation Attorney Peter Mattar

by William Mattar | July 9th, 2021

William Mattar law offices are pleased to welcome William Mattar’s son, Peter Mattar, Esq., to the firm’s attorney team. As a personal injury attorney, Peter will focus on helping people injured in motor vehicle accidents.  Peter Mattar attended Binghamton University, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Management. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor […]

William Mattar Launches Sixth Annual In The Heat Check The Seat Safety Awareness Campaign

by William Mattar | July 8th, 2021

William Mattar law offices are pleased to announce the launch of its sixth annual In the Heat Check the Seat campaign to raise awareness of heatstroke-related deaths that can occur when children and pets are left in hot motor vehicles. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, a car’s temperature can rise 20 degrees in just […]

Can You Ride a Motorcycle With a Permit?

by William Mattar | July 6th, 2021

Getting a motorcycle learner permit is the first step toward getting your official motorcycle license. Like a standard driver’s license, a motorcycle learner permit is required in New York before taking a road test. If you are planning to apply for a permit, you may be wondering how it all works and whether or not […]

Tailgating a Motorcycle Invites Danger

by William Mattar | June 25th, 2021

The headlights on your back. The distinct sound of the car’s pistons going up and down, clearly audible. The nervous apprehension: If I stop suddenly, will this car behind me have enough time to stop without crashing into the back of my bike? Why Do Some Cars Follow Motorcycle Riders Too Closely? I do not […]

William Mattar Training Center Opens at Camp Scouthaven

by William Mattar | June 10th, 2021

William Mattar law offices is pleased to announce that the Greater Niagara Frontier Council, Boy Scouts of America has dedicated a brand-new center to William Mattar at Camp Scouthaven in Freedom, NY. Mr. Mattar donated the funds  to build the new training center, and he attended the building dedication ceremony and ribbon-cutting for the William […]

William Mattar Launches Gift Card Giveaway for Buckle Your Belt Program

by William Mattar | June 8th, 2021

William Mattar law offices has kicked off its Buckle Your Belt program promoting seat belt safety. Now through June 30, 2021, the public may enter for their chance to win a $50 gift card to a local gas station when they pledge to buckle their seatbelt anytime they ride in a motor vehicle. William Mattar created […]

Do You Need a Motorcycle License for a Moped?

by William Mattar | June 4th, 2021

A moped is classified as a “limited use motorcycle.” In New York, limited-use motorcycles can include mopeds, motor scooters, and other models of motorcycles with two or three wheels. For this reason, moped riders often must fulfill similar requirements to motorcyclists, including when it comes to driver licenses. If mopeds are a type of motorcycle, […]