Motorcycle Accident

Syracuse motorists beware: Studies show an increase in motorcycle accidents in summer

by William Mattar | August 10th, 2018

Motorcycle enthusiasts wait all winter to return to the roads on their motorcycles. Unfortunately, when summer hits Syracuse with warm temperatures and sunny days, motorcyclists hit the roads in droves, increasing their risk of being involved in an accident. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over 5000 U.S. motorcyclists were killed in 2016 […]

Syracuse motorcycle accidents

by William Mattar | June 7th, 2018

Motorcycle accidents increase across NY state and the U.S. According to the New York Health Department, an average of at least 140 deaths occur every year in New York due to motorcyclists suffering extreme injuries in an accident. Mortality rates for motorcycle crashes were highest for men ages 20 to 44. Excuses given by drivers […]

William Mattar: The Firm with the Focus

by William Mattar | February 6th, 2017

William Mattar law offices have helped thousands who have been seriously injured in car accidents. We put our focus and court room experience to work for you! You’ve seen the television spots and heard the radio commercials: “Hurt in a car, call William Mattar, 444-4444”.  William Mattar law offices’  has an additional, new slogan: “The […]

What Does Whiplash Mean?

by William Mattar | May 13th, 2016

The extent of property damage to a vehicle is not a reliable proxy for the severity of injury endured by a driver or passenger in that vehicle. The purpose of your car bumpers is to protect your car—not you. Nevertheless, even where a motor vehicle collision is “low impact,” serious, life-changing injuries can result. “Whiplash” […]

Obtaining a Police Report After an Accident: Why You Should Do This Immediately.

by mlederhouse | March 11th, 2016

After an accident it is important to request a copy of the police report. Reports are typically kept on file at the department headquarters for a few days or a few weeks before they are transferred to a central archive location. While fees for obtaining police reports soon are usually very reasonable soon after they […]

New York Motorcycle Accident Numbers Have Decreased In Recent Years

by William Mattar | July 24th, 2015

The number of motorcycle accidents in The Empire State have decreased in recent years. Our New York motorcycle accident lawyers at William Mattar Law Offices believe that taking a closer look at this data can provide insight into the cause of this decline. The New York Department of Motor Vehicles reports a total of 5,916 […]

Buffalo Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Discuss Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month In Western New York

by William Mattar | May 8th, 2015

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in New York, and the Buffalo motorcycle accident lawyers at William Mattar Law Offices would like to tell you about a few events taking place as part of the campaign. Events focusing on motorcycle safety started Saturday, May 2, in Erie County with the American Bikers Aimed Toward Education […]

Wintercycle Therapy Bike Show Taking Place This Weekend in Western New York

by Adrian | February 20th, 2015

Do you live in western New York and love motorcycles? Is it still too cold for you to ride? If you answered yes to these questions, the Buffalo motorcycle accident lawyers with William Mattar Law Offices would like to tell you about an upcoming event you shouldn’t miss. The annual Wintercycle Therapy bike show is […]

Ways to Help Prevent New York Motorcycle Accidents

by Adrian | May 16th, 2014

Each year, a large number of motorcycle accidents are reported in the state of New York. Many of these accidents involve riders who have little to no formal training on how to operate a motorcycle. In fact, data collected by the state shows there were 5,900 motorcycle accidents recorded in 2012. Of the riders injured […]

Stay Aware of Motorcycles and Save Lives This Spring

by Adrian | April 9th, 2014

Spring has made its way into western New York and for many citizens that means it’s time to ride motorcycles. But the increase in rise in motorcycle traffic often leads to a rise in the number of New York Motorcycle Accidents. In 2012 alone, a total of 173 lives were lost as a result of […]