Long Island School Bus Safety

by William Mattar | May 20th, 2019

When school starts on Long Island, motorists can expect to see school buses every morning and afternoon. School buses carry young children to and from school. So, there are laws motorists should abide by when buses are on the road. Motorists should be informed that not abiding by the traffic laws concerning school buses can […]

William Mattar Buckle Your Belt Program Returns

by William Mattar | May 17th, 2019

Each spring, Buffalo car injury attorney William Mattar rolls out the annual Buckle Your Belt program. Wearing a seat belt is a law in New York State but there are still those who do not buckle up for various reasons. Some may say they are not comfortable wearing a seat belt, while others may argue […]

What to Do After a Buffalo Motorcycle Accident

by William Mattar | May 17th, 2019

Some may find that motorcycles can be a fun and a great way to travel while enjoying the beautiful scenery in upstate New York. Although many drivers wear helmets and practice defensive driving on their bikes, motorcycle drivers are still very vulnerable when sharing the road with cars and accidents can often lead to severe […]

Common Soft Tissue Injuries Caused by Syracuse Car Accidents

by William Mattar | May 16th, 2019

Soft tissue injuries after a car collision on Syracuse roads are common. If you’ve been involved in a car collision, and you fear you are injured, seek medical attention and consider retaining the services of a professional personal injury lawyer. The insurance company has an obligation to pay a claim that includes medical bills and […]

How a Helmet Can Protect You if Involved in a Rochester Motorcycle Accident

by William Mattar | May 15th, 2019

New York’s Department of Health provides the following information regarding the benefits of wearing a motorcycle helmet: 1772 U.S. motorcyclists avoided fatalities by wearing helmets (2015) Motorcycle helmets are estimated to be nearly 40 percent effective in preventing serious and fatal injuries to motorcycle drivers and 42 percent effective for motorcycle passengers Motorcycle helmets are […]

How Much Time Do I Have to Hire a Lawyer After my Buffalo Car Accident?

by William Mattar | May 14th, 2019

If you have suffered serious physical injuries due to the negligent driving practices of a Buffalo NY driver, you have a limited time to file a claim for your injuries. Failing to file a claim within the relevant “notice of claim” or “statute of limitations” periods means you will not be allowed to seek compensation […]

Long Island Motorcycle Accidents in the Summer

by William Mattar | May 13th, 2019

When the nice weather comes out in Long Island, so do the motorcyclists looking to feel the freedom of the open road. As the roads fill up with more motorcyclists, the number of Long Island motorcycle accidents may increase. If you want to stay safe in Long Island while riding your motorcycle, there are some […]

I Was Injured in a Syracuse Lyft Accident. What Should I do?

by William Mattar | May 10th, 2019

Ride-sharing companies like Lyft and Uber have made it easier for Syracuse residents to get from one place to another when they don’t have their own transportation. Would you know what to do if you were injured in a Syracuse Lyft accident? Who pays for injuries if the Lyft driver is responsible the accident? The […]

Can Social Media Hurt my Buffalo Personal Injury Case?

by William Mattar | May 9th, 2019

Snapping, texting, tweeting – these are part of everyday life and if you’re like most people, you document most of your life on social media platforms. These sites are fun, easy to use, and a great way to share things with your friends and family all at once. Social media can have pitfalls, though – […]

Who is at Fault in a NYC Chain Reaction Vehicle Accident?

by William Mattar | May 8th, 2019

Chain reaction vehicle accidents involve, by nature, at least three vehicles. Chain reaction accidents occur in NYC due to congestion, road construction and driver distraction. If you were involved in a NYC chain reaction car accident and suffered physical injuries, call William Mattar today to schedule a free consultation appointment with a personal injury attorney […]