Personal Injury

What to Know About No-Fault

by William Mattar | March 8th, 2016

If you are injured in a motor vehicle collision and, as a result of your injuries are unable to work, you may be entitled to reimbursement. After a motor vehicle collision, it is imperative that you file a no-fault claim as soon as you can. This is important for a number of reasons including your […]

How a Fitness Device Could Lead to a Jury Verdict

by William Mattar | January 13th, 2016

Most of us know by now that personal accounts, like Facebook and Twitter, are not very personal at all. But did you know other devices, such as fitness gear, can be used as evidence in a courtroom? In his most recent audio webinar, F. David Rusin, Esq., of William Mattar law offices discussed this possibility, […]

What You Can Do to Prevent Distracted Driving Behaviors

by William Mattar | November 13th, 2015

Distracted Driving By The Numbers Take a look at the motorists around you next time you’re driving and you may be shocked at the number of drivers using handheld electronic devices. Statistics show distracted driving is becoming all too common, and the results can be deadly. A recent study showed almost half of all motorists […]

Buffalo Pedestrian Accident Lawyers Provide Halloween Safety Tips

by William Mattar | October 30th, 2015

Halloween can be one of the most exciting nights of the year for children and adults alike. Too often though, the excitement comes to an abrupt end when a collision between a motor vehicle and a trick-or-treater occurs. Estimates show that children are twice as likely to be struck by a car or truck on […]

Takata Airbag Recall Expanded

by William Mattar | October 23rd, 2015

Several months ago, approximately 19 million cars in the United States were recalled due to defective airbags manufactured by Takata Corp. Now, it seems as though the recall may be expanding. The New York car accident lawyers at William Mattar Law Offices explain the original recall only involved driver and front-seat passenger airbags capable of […]

Kia to Recall 377,000 Vehicles Due to Defective Car Part

by William Mattar | October 16th, 2015

One of the most preventable causes of auto accidents is faulty vehicle equipment. Each year, thousands of American cars, trucks, and motorcycles are recalled because certain parts fail to properly function. Now Kia is planning to recall as many as 377,000 vehicles because faulty transmissions allow the car to roll while in park, which can […]

Erie County Gets Funding for Highway Safety Program

by William Mattar | October 9th, 2015

Raising awareness about the dangers of car accidents is a top priority for every Buffalo car accident injury lawyer at William Mattar Law Offices. So it’s no surprise that we are excited to see federal grants were secured to fund an educational highway safety program in our area. According to Niagara Frontier Publications, Erie County […]

Attorney Joins Mattar Team- Explains Why Helping People is his Passion

by William Mattar | October 6th, 2015

William Mattar is welcoming Joseph Canepa, Esq. as an addition to the fast moving and growing firm. Born in Lake Ronkonkoma, NY, Canepa graduated from SUNY Buffalo Law School in 2012. Focusing on personal injury and automobile accidents, Canepa tried and won his first solo trial at the age of 25, being admitted to practice […]

Child Passenger Safety Risks Prompt Recaro Car Seat Recall

by William Mattar | September 25th, 2015

With the announcement of “Child Passenger Safety Week” last week and the recent launch of our “Buckle Your Belt” contest, the staff at William Mattar Law Offices is focused on child passenger safety. That’s why we want to let you know about a recent Recaro car seat recall. A year and a half ago, reports […]

Bounce House Safety- Do You Know How to Keep Your Kids Safe?

by William Mattar | August 11th, 2015

When you attend a child’s birthday party in the summer time, chances are you are going to see kids having the time of their lives on a giant inflatable amusement ride. There are all kinds; from bounce houses to giant water slides and even obstacle courses. They are great to keep children entertained and active […]