Pedestrian Accident

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is distracted walking in Syracuse as dangerous as distracted driving?

by Michael Grant | November 16th, 2018

Recent National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data reports that nearly four percent of drivers admit to using smartphones while driving. As smartphone use becomes more widespread across the country, it is possible that statistics like these will only continue to rise in years to come. What is Distracted Walking in Syracuse? While distracted drivers are […]

Who is at Fault in a NYC Pedestrian Accident?

by Michael Grant | October 12th, 2018

Pedestrians have the right of way when they are legally crossing a street in New York. So who would be at fault if a car hits a pedestrian? There are some laws in New York State that are very clear when it comes to a car hitting a pedestrian. Who would be at-fault in this […]

Next steps following a Buffalo pedestrian accident

by Michael Grant | August 22nd, 2018

Some Buffalo pedestrian accidents result in the pedestrian suffering injuries serious enough to demand emergency treatment and/or hospitalization. After obtaining medical treatment, pedestrian accident victims who are capable of talking and thinking clearly may want to call an accident attorney as soon as possible to begin the process of obtaining possible compensation for their damages. […]

Next steps following a Syracuse pedestrian accident

by Michael Grant | August 15th, 2018

While every situation is unique, steps to take following a Syracuse pedestrian accident are essentially the same steps you should take after a car accident. As a general rule, call police/911, move away as quickly as possible from unsafe conditions, and contact your insurance company.  If you are hurt, you may want to call a […]

Is Distracted Walking in NYC as dangerous as Distracted Driving?

by William Mattar | May 7th, 2018

Cell phones have become a “must have” device for everybody, which has resulted in a dramatic increase in distracted driving accidents. In fact, many states, including New York, now have laws against using a cell phone while driving. If you are caught texting while operating a vehicle, you could be issued a ticket, fined and […]