Car Accident

I was injured in a Buffalo Bus Accident. Now What?

by William Mattar | August 12th, 2019

Many Buffalo residents rely on the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) for transportation to work, appointments and just getting around town. In addition to NFTA buses, drivers and pedestrians contend with school buses and specialty buses meant to transport the elderly or disabled. Unfortunately, bus accidents are all too common in Buffalo, usually causing serious […]

I Was Injured in a Buffalo Car Accident by an Uninsured Driver. Now What?

by William Mattar | July 29th, 2019

Most drivers assume if they are involved in a car accident in Buffalo, their damages (whether property, physical or both) will be paid by the at-fault driver’s auto insurance. After all, car insurance is mandated in the state of New York. Driving without car insurance is against the law and could result in losing your […]

Is Speed a Factor in Some Buffalo Car Accidents?

by William Mattar | July 25th, 2019

Buffalo is an area with a wide variety of challenges for even the safest drivers. When a Buffalo car accident occurs, investigators will look at every possible angle to try and determine exactly what happened. As a Buffalo driver, you should be aware of the common factors that cause car accidents and learn how to […]

Some Reasons Car Accidents May Happen More in Summer

by William Mattar | July 22nd, 2019

Summer is finally here, and like many New Yorkers, you’re probably ready to travel Manhattan’s busy streets or along the winding roads of upstate NY. Before you hit the road, though, you may want to brush up on defensive driving and pay more attention as you travel – many car accidents happen in the summer […]

What is Liability in a Syracuse Car Accident?

by William Mattar | July 18th, 2019

When it comes to auto insurance, New York State is a no-fault state. This means that no matter who gets the blame for the accident, your insurance company is responsible for paying some medical expenses, and lost income. If your insurance company is legally obliged to pay, why do Syracuse drivers have liability insurance and […]

Common Soft Tissue Injuries Caused By Albany Car Accidents

by William Mattar | July 12th, 2019

If you’ve been involved in a car collision in Albany, you may sustain soft tissue injuries. If you were not the driver at fault, you’re entitled to compensation from the other driver’s insurance company and medical documents and a police report can ensure that you receive a fair settlement. What are Soft Tissue Injuries? Damage […]

Who is at Fault for a Bad Weather Accident?

by William Mattar | July 8th, 2019

We sometimes drive on snowy or icy roads because we have to, not because we want to. Fortunately, most of us use extra care when driving on slippery roads or in extreme weather conditions (severe thunderstorms or strong winds, for example). We slow down, leave plenty of room between our vehicle and the vehicle in […]

Common Soft Tissue Injuries Caused By Rochester Car Accidents

by William Mattar | July 5th, 2019

After a car accident in Rochester, you may not feel like you’re anything more than just a little sore. However, certain “soft tissue injuries,” especially those that happen as a result of a rear-end collision, may not show up immediately. If you’ve been injured in an auto accident in Rochester, you are entitled to compensation […]

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, […]