Pedestrian Accident

When is a Pedestrian at Fault for a Car Accident? 

by William Mattar | November 17th, 2021

Pedestrians are vulnerable on our roadways. In New York, drivers have certain responsibilities to others on the road, including to always exercise caution around pedestrians and yield the right of way to pedestrians crossing a designated crosswalk.   Even though drivers have this duty of care, pedestrians have certain duties and obligations as well.   Pedestrians Who Break Traffic Laws  Like drivers, pedestrians must follow certain vehicle and traffic laws on the […]

The Basics of Pedestrian Right of Way

by William Mattar | March 12th, 2021

Often, when considering right of way, you hear, “pedestrians always have the right of way.” There are many situations under which pedestrians have the right of way, including cases in which the pedestrian is already on the road, but that does not necessarily mean that pedestrians have the right of way in every situation. Both […]

What to look for in a New York City Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

by William Mattar | June 7th, 2019

If you are ever involved in a New York City pedestrian accident, you are instantly put into a very complicated situation. It is a very delicate situation that requires the right kind of personal injury attorney. Experience You should never hire an attorney who does not have experience in handling cases for New York City […]

Questions to ask a Long Island Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

by William Mattar | May 1st, 2019

Being a pedestrian in Long Island can sometimes be a dangerous situation. The busy streets of Long Island offer passage for many different types of vehicles, and sometimes vehicles can lose sight of the pedestrians. If you have been injured in a Long Island pedestrian accident, then you may want to consider hiring an attorney […]

I was Hurt in a Long Island Pedestrian Accident. Who Should I Call?

by William Mattar | April 29th, 2019

Being a pedestrian involved in a traffic accident with a vehicle can be a terrifying experience. If you are lucky enough to walk away from such an accident, you probably just want to move on and try to forget about it. But before you put that experience in your rear view mirror, there are some […]

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 […]