Pedestrian Accident

Long Island Pedestrian Accidents

by William Mattar | April 22nd, 2019

Be Seen at All Times Some pedestrian accidents that happen along Long Island roads are the result of careless drivers who exceed the speed limit and do not pay attention to what is going on around them. But in other cases, drivers simply do not see pedestrians until it is too late. Pedestrians should always […]

New York City Pedestrian Dangers

by William Mattar | April 11th, 2019

Being a pedestrian in New York City is not easy. A big part of staying safe as a pedestrian is understanding the dangers can you face and learning how to avoid them. Not every pedestrian danger in New York City is obvious, but most of them are easy to avoid if you know what to […]

What to look for in a Long Island Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

by William Mattar | April 3rd, 2019

When you read about traffic accidents, you will find information for motorcyclists, auto and truck drivers, and even bicyclists. But there is not always readily available information on pedestrians involved in traffic accidents. If you were involved in a traffic accident as a pedestrian, then finding a good lawyer might be the only way you […]

Watch Where you walk in NYC

by William Mattar | March 8th, 2019

The National Highway Traffic Administration reports pedestrian fatalities have decreased in the U.S. in 2017, with nearly 6000 deaths resulting from pedestrians being struck by drivers that year. Dangers of Walking in NYC New York City is one of the largest and most traffic-congested cities in the world. Some reasons why pedestrians could suffer serious […]

I was Hurt in a Syracuse Pedestrian Accident. Who Should I call?

by William Mattar | March 1st, 2019

If you have ever been hurt as a Syracuse pedestrian, then you are probably wondering what you should do to protect your rights and work towards a recovery from your injuries. There are three important steps you should take if you are ever in a Syracuse pedestrian accident that will help you to get maximum […]

I Was Hurt In A Buffalo Pedestrian Accident. Should I Call?

by William Mattar | February 27th, 2019

In the aftermath of a Buffalo pedestrian accident, you might not be thinking about calling an attorney. However, calling a good attorney should be second to calling emergency medical personnel. If you have been hit by a vehicle in Buffalo, then you need to be sure to protect your rights by hiring an experienced attorney. […]

Deadly Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise

by William Mattar | February 6th, 2019

From 2007 to 2016, pedestrian fatalities in the United States rose by 27 percent, which is more than any other type of traffic accidents. It is a serious problem that New York City government has been attempting to address for years. If you are a  pedestrian in New York City, then there are some guidelines […]

Who is at Fault in a Long Island Pedestrian Accident?

by William Mattar | January 29th, 2019

One of the most terrifying types of traffic accidents are those that involve vehicles and pedestrians. While the driver of the vehicle is protected, the pedestrian can bear the full brunt of any impact. On Long Island, pedestrian accidents can happen in a variety of situations. But when an accident occurs, the insurance companies generally […]

What are the Top Reasons for Rochester Pedestrian Accidents?

by William Mattar | January 24th, 2019

The Rochester area is always buzzing with commercial and personal vehicle traffic along the many miles of Rochester roads. At certain points, pedestrians are also vying for access to those same roads and that can cause problems. If you understand some of the reasons these accidents happen, you can help to prevent them. Recklessness Recklessness […]

Is Distracted Walking in Rochester Dangerous?

by William Mattar | January 22nd, 2019

Just a few years ago, a smartphone game app called Pokemon Go! had people walking around Rochester looking at their phones and not the actual landscape ahead of them. While the game used real images of the landscape, they were not in real time.  The result was, at times, people walking into buildings, wandering into […]