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More than just a pencil…

by William Mattar | August 16th, 2017

Written by Dawn Raub, assistant to car injury attorney William Mattar I’m excited to once again be working on the William Mattar Pencils 4 Schools campaign where I’m able to interact with so many wonderful teachers. With 500,000 pencils currently being distributed, this campaign has surpassed the 1 million pencil mark in a very short […]

WILLIAM MATTAR TO SURPASS MILLION MARK IN “PENCILS 4 SCHOOLS” CAMPAIGN

by William Mattar | August 1st, 2017

With school supply shortages in many inner city and suburban schools, the William Mattar Pencils 4 Schools campaign is once again ready to roll! “Seeing the program grow to this level in just a few short years shows the tremendous need for the most basic of supplies. We’re glad we can help schools in some […]

Liability Law and the Autonomous Vehicle

by William Mattar | May 31st, 2017

A paper from the Brookings Institute provides a discussion of how products liability law will impact autonomous vehicles. The paper was published in mid-2014, almost three years ago, but resonates today in the wake of the first motor vehicle accident where an autonomous vehicle was found to be at fault. The crux of the paper […]

Driverless Car Debate Continues

by William Mattar | May 3rd, 2017

As a follow up to our entry exploring the aftermath of the first motor vehicle collision involving an autonomous car that Google—or any other self-driving car manufacturer—has taken responsibility for, a recent article published in The Atlantic poses an interesting hypothetical: “Can Google’s Driverless Car Project Survive A Fatal Accident?” The author claims that she […]

The Attitude Towards Autonomous Vehicles

by William Mattar | April 20th, 2017

A recent survey by AAA provides important perspective on society’s attitudes toward autonomous vehicles. Key findings include: • Only one‐in‐five (20%) U.S. drivers would trust an autonomous vehicle to drive itself with them in it. • Three‐quarters (75%) of U.S. drivers would be afraid to allow an autonomous vehicle to drive itself with them in […]

William Mattar Teams Up with Designated Drivers as the Superhero Combo to Help Ring in the New Year

by William Mattar | December 29th, 2016

“Last year was our biggest program yet.  Our firm and Designated Drivers will do our best to expand this program to make accessible to as many people as possible.” -William Mattar, Esq. With new restaurants and swanky venues popping up all over the city of Buffalo this year, the possibilities are endless for the place […]

Local Residents Can Get a Free Smoke Detector from William Mattar

by William Mattar | October 3rd, 2016

October is fire safety month and with the support of Ed Young’s True Value Hardware of Williamsville, William Mattar is giving away certificates to redeem a free smoke detector at the hardware store’s Williamsville location at 5641 Main Street.  Anyone can receive their certificate by simply filling out the form found here: www.williammattar.com/community-involvement/programs-and-campaigns/fire-safety/ . William […]

William Mattar Joins Many Williamsville Businesses by ‘Going Pink’ for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

by William Mattar | September 29th, 2016

Take a drive down Main Street and watch the town turn pink.   The businesses of Williamsville will continue to show their support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month during October with pink ribbons and signs throughout the town.  Car accident attorney William Mattar participates by not only turning their well known blue logo pink for the […]

HELPING LOCAL SCHOOLS CONTINUES WITH WILLIAM MATTAR’S FALL CAMPAIGNS

by William Mattar | September 6th, 2016

After giving away 200,000 pencils to help local Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse schools, William Mattar wants to keep the “Helping People” spirit going.  Teachers are invited to enter the Buckle Your Belt pizza party contest from September 1st until September 30th by going to WilliamMattar.com.  Winners of the contest will receive a gift card that […]

Pencils 4 Schools 2016

by William Mattar | July 28th, 2016

As summer winds down and teachers are preparing for the upcoming school year, William Mattar law offices is helping gear up with the William Mattar Pencils 4 Schools Campaign.  School supply needs can be a burden on teachers and parents. Many struggle to come up with the funds to support their students or children and […]