Car Accident

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rear End Accidents occur in New York City

by William Mattar | June 3rd, 2019

One moment, you’re driving along the busy streets of New York City and the next, bam! You’ve been rear-ended in an auto accident. The streets of New York are full of stop-and-go traffic and plenty of distractions, sometimes leading to rear-end car accidents. In fact, these are some of the most common types of accidents […]

Some Dangers of Summer Driving in Syracuse, NY

by William Mattar | May 30th, 2019

Syracuse attracts thousands of tourists every summer as well as New Yorkers choosing to take advantage of the city’s many enjoyable attractions. Home to the Great New York State Fair, Syracuse will not only be packed with people this summer but it will also be packed with vehicles, teen drivers and pedestrians. The chance of […]

Some Causes of Buffalo Intersection Accidents

by William Mattar | May 28th, 2019

The city of Buffalo is one of the largest cities in New York State. Being close to the Canadian border, it sees international commerce on its roads on a daily basis. With all of that traffic, it can be expected that a few vehicles may collide at some point. Every collision is different with unique […]

The Dangers of Summer Driving in Buffalo, NY

by William Mattar | May 23rd, 2019

Buffalo, NY is one of the state’s most popular summer tourist attractions. Thousands of vacationers visit Canalside to relax and enjoy “green space”, Delaware Park to play golf and visit the amazing Buffalo Zoo and beautiful Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. Unfortunately, car and pedestrian accidents can happen in the summer months. In addition, […]

Is Speed a Factor in Some Syracuse Car Accidents?

by William Mattar | May 22nd, 2019

Speed is a leading factor contributing to many Syracuse car accidents. Exceeding the speed limit not only reduces your ability to maneuver safely around objects or curves in roadways but also increases the severity of injuries suffered by other drivers and their passengers in a high-speed accident. When you speed, you also need to put […]

William Mattar Buckle Your Belt Program Returns

by William Mattar | May 17th, 2019

Each spring, Buffalo car injury attorney William Mattar rolls out the annual Buckle Your Belt program. Wearing a seat belt is a law in New York State but there are still those who do not buckle up for various reasons. Some may say they are not comfortable wearing a seat belt, while others may argue […]