Car Accident

Rear-end car accidents on Long Island

by William Mattar | August 9th, 2018

Some Long Island drivers have been involved in rear-end car collision. While you can’t prevent someone from hitting the back of your car, there are some preventive measures you can take that reduces your risk of rear ending the car in front of you: Don’t Tailgate Leave plenty of space between your car and the […]

Will health insurance cover a Buffalo car accident?

by William Mattar | August 8th, 2018

New York is one of several states with a “no fault law” regulating car accidents and insurance coverage. Buffalo, and all NYS vehicle owners, are mandated to have no-fault insurance coverage. It means car insurance policies pay all or a portion of lost wages and medical bills even if the accident is the fault of […]

How likely is a Buffalo car accident?

by William Mattar | August 7th, 2018

Your chances of being in a Buffalo car accident depends on many factors, including where you are driving (road, busy street, highway, interstate), weather conditions, road conditions and even your state of mind. According to the Insurance Information Institute, your “one-year odds” for dying in a car accident is one in about 9000. Most Buffalo […]

How to prevent a Buffalo parking lot accident

by William Mattar | August 6th, 2018

Preventing a Buffalo parking lot accident can mean slowing down when driving in a parking lot, and remaining cognizant of people pulling out of parking spaces. Some parking lot accidents are minor fender-benders, and police are not involved. While every situation is unique, simply exchange insurance and contact information with the other driver and find […]

Some Causes of accidents at Syracuse Intersections

by William Mattar | August 2nd, 2018

Some Syracuse drivers disregard traffic laws. This is why many car accidents occur at intersections throughout the city of Syracuse every year. In addition to paying more attention to their cellphones or other digital device than the road in front of them, drivers who cause intersection accidents also tend to engage in some of these […]

Injuries may not be obvious immediately after a Rochester car accident

by William Mattar | July 31st, 2018

When someone is involved in a car accident in Rochester, whether it is a minor fender-bender or multiple car crash, physiological and psychological states can go into hyperdrive. The brain “orders” the body to release chemicals such as adrenaline and endorphins to reduce pain, increase alertness and redirect energy to where it is needed most. […]

When to hire a car accident lawyer after a NYC accident

by William Mattar | July 30th, 2018

Suffering serious physical injuries is one reason NYC residents should hire a car accident lawyer as soon as possible. Mounting medical bills and other damages can’t always be paid when an accident victim is recovering from broken bones, internal injuries or head trauma. A car accident attorney serving NYC residents has the knowledge and expertise […]

Do I need a lawyer for my Buffalo car accident?

by William Mattar | July 25th, 2018

Hiring an attorney after a negligent driver hits you in Buffalo and causes injuries requiring extensive medical treatment and/or hospitalization is essential to receiving compensation for your damages. In addition, generally speaking, New York State has a three year statute of limitations for most claims of personal injury after a car accident. The personal injury […]

New York City Car Accident Injuries

by William Mattar | July 18th, 2018

The New York City Police Department has published statistics regarding car accidents occurring so far this year. During the first five months of 2018, there have been over 20,500 motor vehicle crashes citywide involving 40,801 drivers and 857 pedestrians. Over 2500 motorists have been seriously injured, with four deaths. Contributing factors include road rage/aggressive driving, […]

What can I do if I was rear ended in Rochester?

by William Mattar | July 5th, 2018

What should you do if you are rear-ended in Rochester? You may want to make sure you, your passengers and the at-fault driver do not need medical treatment. Second, you should contact the Rochester police. Take several pictures at different angles of your vehicle’s damage and damage to the at-fault driver’s vehicle after the accident. […]