Car Accident

What You Can Do to Protect Your Teen Driver

by William Mattar | January 22nd, 2020

If you’re the parent of a teen driver, there are steps you can take to help protect them. And while teen drivers may not think they need protection, they do. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Board, traffic accidents are a leading cause of death for teens between the ages of 15 and 18. […]

New Child Car Seat Laws in New York State

by William Mattar | January 13th, 2020

On November 1, 2019, the rules governing child passenger safety in New York State changed. Under the new law, all children under the age of two must be in a rear-facing child seat when travelling in a motor vehicle. The state recommends that all infants and toddlers ride in a rear-facing seat until they meet […]

New York’s Teen Driver’s License and Insurance Requirements

by William Mattar | January 10th, 2020

Receiving a driver’s license in New York State takes more than just filing papers at the Department of Motor Vehicles. If you are a teenager who’s getting ready to drive, there are several things to know. Learner’s Permit Teens in New York can apply for a learner’s permit at the age of 16. The permit […]

Signs and Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injuries And PTSD From A Car Accident

by William Mattar | January 7th, 2020

One car accident could change a person’s life forever. The serious injuries caused by a crash can sometimes take years to correct, and there are some cases where the damage is permanent. It is important to remember that a car accident can cause physical as well as psychological damage. For example, a traumatic brain injury […]

What is the Statute of Limitations on a Car Accident in New York?

by William Mattar | December 2nd, 2019

If you’ve been in a car accident in New York, and are considering filing a lawsuit, it’s important to make sure you’re within the statute of limitations governing legal action in car accidents. What does a Statute of Limitations do? A statute of limitations limits the amount of time a plaintiff has to bring a […]

7 After Car Accident Symptoms To Watch For

by William Mattar | November 19th, 2019

A car accident is a jarring, shocking event. In the midst of post car accident confusion, it’s sometimes hard to tell if you’ve been injured. In fact, it could take days or even weeks for symptoms from injuries suffered in a car accident to truly manifest. It’s important to recognize some of the symptoms of […]

How Does an Accident Affect a Car Lease?

by William Mattar | November 14th, 2019

Leasing a car has become a popular option, especially as the price of buying a new car has gone up. Leases offer the ability to get a new car every few years, without worrying about the maintenance that comes with owning a car for a long amount of time. Unfortunately, car accidents happen whether you’ve […]

Slippery Roads Can Cause Rochester Car Accidents

by William Mattar | October 7th, 2019

There are reasons why a driver might not be able to steer their car to safety, and one factor is slippery roads. If Rochester drivers are aware of what causes roads to become slick, then they may be able to avoid a potential accident. Black Ice Black ice can occur when the weather is cold […]

Does Drowsy Driving Cause Albany Car Accidents?

by William Mattar | September 30th, 2019

According to AAA, nearly 9.5 percent of all traffic accidents in the United States are caused by drowsy drivers. While the news headlines are often filled with stories about distracted drivers, the reality of drowsy driving is sometimes overlooked. The Realities of Drowsy Driving in Albany Drowsy driving puts everyone at risk. When a drowsy […]

Buffalo Fall Driving Tips

by William Mattar | September 23rd, 2019

There are plenty of resources available with advice on how to drive in a Buffalo winter, but the fall in Buffalo can be just as treacherous for drivers. Fall in Buffalo means school is starting, lots of rain, and leaves covering the ground with a potential to become slip and fall hazards. If you are […]