Car Accident

Seniors may have lasting pain after a Buffalo car crash

by William Mattar | October 17th, 2018

When a vehicle slams into another vehicle, the inertia of opposing forces can compel the driver and passengers to propel rapidly forward and backward in less than a matter of seconds.  The force of a car crash can cause serious injuries to the musculoskeletal system. It can also generate powerful pressure on the back and […]

Some NYC Drivers exhibit these poor driving habits

by William Mattar | October 11th, 2018

Are you a NYC driver who occasionally tailgates, texts while driving, exceeds the speed limit or neglects to use their turn signal? If so, you are not alone. Checklist for Poor Driving Habits Stop and think about how you drive your vehicle in NYC. How many of these bad driving habits do you practice? Tailgating […]

What can I do if I was a passenger in an NYC car accident

by William Mattar | October 8th, 2018

No-fault auto insurance covers drivers in NYC and throughout the state of New York. These policies pay for some accident-related damages regardless of which driver is “at-fault”. In most cases, passengers suffering injuries have 30 days from the time of the accident to file a claim. It is important to note that a no-fault insurance […]

Are smartphones to blame for distracted driving in Rochester?

by William Mattar | September 28th, 2018

Smartphones are responsible for many distracted driving accidents in Rochester but not all of them. When people think of a distracted driver, they usually picture a driver talking or texting who is paying no attention to car in front of them. Why Accidents Happen on Rochester Streets Speeding While smartphone distraction represents a cause of […]

Some distractions in Albany

by William Mattar | September 26th, 2018

According to the CDC, distracted drivers are responsible for nine deaths and over 1000 injuries each day in the U.S. Texting and using smartphones are one reason for distracted driving accidents across the country, as well as in Albany. Nearly all drivers have used their smartphone while driving. They don’t fully realize the danger of […]

Distracted Driving is a cause of Syracuse car accidents

by William Mattar | September 11th, 2018

Syracuse, like many other New York State cities, have high rates of distracted driving car accidents that could have easily been prevented. So why do distracted driving accidents in Syracuse keep happening? For one, most drivers think they have the ability to drive and use their cellphone safely, whether they are texting or talking to […]

Important things to do after a Buffalo car accident

by William Mattar | August 30th, 2018

Do you know what to do if a Buffalo driver hits your vehicle hard enough to cause substantial damage? What if you suffer physical injuries and require immediate emergency medical attention? Have you told your loved ones what to do if you are hospitalized due to car accident injuries? 5 Things You Should Do After […]

Extra caution when backing up may lower your risk of a Buffalo car accident

by William Mattar | August 28th, 2018

Do you check and re-check whether it is safe to begin backing your vehicle out of your driveway or a parking space? If you are like some drivers, you may turn around once, scan the area visible through your rear windshield and start backing up. Unfortunately, this type of cursory check can lead to Buffalo […]

Top causes of distracted driving in NYC

by William Mattar | August 27th, 2018

Experienced NYC drivers may get overly comfortable when operating their vehicle and forget how dangerous it is to drive in traffic. This complacency can make drivers feel like they can send texts, eat, engage in lively conversations with passengers and daydream without putting themselves or others at risk. Distracted driving in NYC causes hundreds of […]

Stay prepared in the event of a Rochester car accident

by William Mattar | August 24th, 2018

Staying prepared in case you are involved in a Rochester car accident can simply mean knowing what to do immediately after the accident. Of course, in most cases, the first thing to do is call the police to report the accident and request emergency medical help if needed. If possible, take a quick assessment of […]