Personal Injury

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 […]

Personal Injury Involving a Self- Driving Car

by William Mattar | August 4th, 2015

How do you collect insurance information when you get into an accident with a self-driving car? Not something you have had to worry about in the past, but for one driver and two passengers, this was a reality. A Google prototype car was involved in a collision when it was rear ended by another vehicle, […]

Now That Summer is Here, Are You Also Pool Safety Ready?

by William Mattar | June 23rd, 2015

Summer comes and goes fast, and everyone is in a hurry to get their pool open and enjoy the beautiful weather before it is gone. But have you spent any time making sure to brush up on your family’s pool safety? Having the neighborhood children over to swim is a great time for everyone, but […]

Cell Phone Distractions Can Affect Pilots, As Well As Drivers

by William Mattar | June 16th, 2015

With distracted driving still a major concern in New York State, especially with the rise of social media, another concern has arisen. Technology distractions with pilots in the cockpit are also becoming an issue. Pilots need to take extra caution in keeping a steady visual in the air to avoid collision with other planes. Technology […]