Common Soft Tissue Injuries Caused By Albany Car Accidents

by William Mattar | July 12th, 2019

If you’ve been involved in a car collision in Albany, you may sustain soft tissue injuries. If you were not the driver at fault, you’re entitled to compensation from the other driver’s insurance company and medical documents and a police report can ensure that you receive a fair settlement. What are Soft Tissue Injuries? Damage […]

Who is at Fault for a Bad Weather Accident?

by William Mattar | July 8th, 2019

We sometimes drive on snowy or icy roads because we have to, not because we want to. Fortunately, most of us use extra care when driving on slippery roads or in extreme weather conditions (severe thunderstorms or strong winds, for example). We slow down, leave plenty of room between our vehicle and the vehicle in […]

Common Soft Tissue Injuries Caused By Rochester Car Accidents

by William Mattar | July 5th, 2019

After a car accident in Rochester, you may not feel like you’re anything more than just a little sore. However, certain “soft tissue injuries,” especially those that happen as a result of a rear-end collision, may not show up immediately. If you’ve been injured in an auto accident in Rochester, you are entitled to compensation […]

I Was Injured in a New York City Lyft Accident. Who is Liable?

by William Mattar | July 1st, 2019

The busy streets of New York City make traveling via Lyft more attractive than trying to navigate the tight traffic in your own car. However, rideshares drivers can be distracted, leading to an accident. If you’ve been injured in a Lyft accident in New York City, there are a few things to be aware of. […]

Some Common Types of Albany Truck Accidents

by William Mattar | June 28th, 2019

Semi-trucks are a staple of America’s roadways, and they’re very common on the streets of Albany and along bustling Interstate 90. Semi truck accidents in Albany have a variety of causes and determining the cause can affect your ability to file an insurance claim against the at-fault driver. Driver Error One of the more common […]

What Might Truckers and Uber Drivers Have in Common?

by William Mattar | June 25th, 2019

Do trucker drivers and Uber drivers have anything in common when it comes to being at-fault drivers in an accident? For example, if you are hit by an Uber or truck driver, who pays for your medical bills if you need emergency treatment or an extended hospitalization? Are Uber and truck drivers insured individually or […]

Who is at Fault for my Rochester Car Accident in a Work Zone?

by William Mattar | June 24th, 2019

If you’ve been traveling down the city streets of Rochester this summer – or along I-90 – you’ve probably run into construction zones. They’re frustrating and a little nerve-wracking, with heavy machinery, plenty of pedestrian workers, and some impatient drivers in a slow-moving traffic area. What Causes Work Zone Accidents in Rochester? There are many […]

Helping People by Sharing the Gift of Life

by William Mattar | June 21st, 2019

At the principal William Mattar law office in Williamsville, NY, a semi-annual blood drive is held through Unyts. We know that it’s important to donate blood so hospitals and medical centers are ready to help our ill neighbors. We often think of blood transfusions being needed from traumatic accidents and surgeries, but there are many […]

Who can be held liable for damages in a Syracuse Truck Accident?

by William Mattar | June 21st, 2019

Truck drivers and the companies they work for must follow strict state and federal regulations to ensure they are transporting loads safely and efficiently across thousands of miles U.S. highways. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has established rules governing what trucking companies and truckers must do to avoid causing accidents and harming other […]

Car Accidents May Be More Frequent in Summer Months

by William Mattar | June 19th, 2019

Summer is here, and it’s prime road trip season. Before you pack your bags and venture across the country, or just across beautiful New York in the summertime, you’ll want to be sure that you’re prepared to safely hit the road. Why? Because car accidents occur in the summer months. There are a few reasons, […]