Car Accident

National Teen Driver Safety Week

by William Mattar | October 22nd, 2020

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers (15- to 18-year-olds) in the U.S. Shockingly, about half of all teens will be involved in a car accident before they graduate high school. Needless to say, teen driving accidents and fatalities continue to be […]

What Happens If You Don’t File a Report After a Car Accident?

by William Mattar | October 2nd, 2020

If you have been in a recent car accident, it can be a frightening time. Even if you don’t suffer any injuries or end up in the hospital, a car accident can affect how you drive and your comfort level on the road. Aside from that, you have now got a few new things on […]

How Long Do You Have to See a Doctor After an Auto Accident?

by William Mattar | September 25th, 2020

An auto accident can be a very scary thing. Aside from an expensive auto repair bill, you could end up seriously hurt — and you might not even realize the extent of your injury. With a concussion or a tricky neck or back issue, the real damage could be felt years later, and may not […]

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

by William Mattar | September 11th, 2020

The moments right after a car accident can be terrifying. You are shaken up, possibly injured, and may be worried about any passengers, or the damage to your vehicle. For most people, the next step after checking for personal injuries is to exchange insurance information with the other driver. But what happens if the other […]

How Long After a Car Accident Can You Claim Injury in NY

by William Mattar | September 11th, 2020

After a car accident, the effects of a serious injury can disrupt your life in unexpected ways. The physical and emotional pain, the mounting bills for your medical care and treatment, and the pressure to pay your bills after missing time from work, can all be overwhelming and difficult to manage. On top of all […]

How Much Do You Get for Pain and Suffering in a Car Accident?

by William Mattar | September 4th, 2020

Many people know the financial cost of being hurt in a car accident. For injury victims, medical bills and lost wages can add up quickly. But there is also a physical and emotional cost that is less well-known. Those who have been injured in a car crash may find that their life has been turned […]

Can You Receive Compensation for Anxiety After a Car Accident?

by William Mattar | August 28th, 2020

If you have been injured in a car crash, you may be entitled to receive payment for your injuries. This compensation is meant to pay for a variety of harms you may have suffered. If one of the effects of your accident is anxiety, you may be compensated for it. An attorney can help you […]

Can a Car Accident Cause Sciatica Pain?

by William Mattar | August 14th, 2020

Car accidents can cause a variety of injuries. One of the many car accident injuries a person can suffer from is sciatica. Sciatica is a condition characterized by pain that travels from the lower back into the lower extremities. Herniated spinal discs are the most common cause of sciatica and this type of injury is […]

Governor Cuomo Signs New Law Requiring All Passengers to Wear a Seat Belt in New York

by William Mattar | August 12th, 2020

Beginning Nov. 1, all New York State passengers will have to buckle up. On Tuesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation requiring all backseat passengers in vehicles aged 16 or older to wear a seat belt. The rule expands on current New York state restraint laws that require passengers over the age of 16 to wear […]

Who is Liable After a Student Driver Crashes a Car?

by William Mattar | July 21st, 2020

If you are learning to drive, or have a teenager who is learning to drive, you may be enrolled in a driver’s education school. Driving schools, through their instructors, aim to teach learning drivers the rules of the road, such as how to safely operate a car in traffic. It is a great way to […]