Buffalo School Bus Safety

by William Mattar | October 3rd, 2019

When school is in session in Buffalo, everyone needs to be aware of the school buses and their precious cargo. Between the unpredictable Buffalo weather and neighborhoods teeming with children boarding and leaving buses, school bus safety becomes an important topic. Everyone should be aware of good Buffalo school bus safety tips. Watch For Buses […]

Does Drowsy Driving Cause Albany Car Accidents?

by William Mattar | September 30th, 2019

According to AAA, nearly 9.5 percent of all traffic accidents in the United States are caused by drowsy drivers. While the news headlines are often filled with stories about distracted drivers, the reality of drowsy driving is sometimes overlooked. The Realities of Drowsy Driving in Albany Drowsy driving puts everyone at risk. When a drowsy […]

Edward Gibson Presents Onondaga County Defensive Driver Class

by William Mattar | September 30th, 2019

William Mattar car accident injury attorney, Edward Gibson, recently spoke at two separate sessions with Onondaga County employees, in a safety-focused class on defensive driving.  Mr. Gibson addressed driver inattention as a major cause of accidents and as a major source of liability for drivers involved in motor vehicle accidents.  He explained various types of […]

Filing a Claim After a Long Island Uber Accident

by William Mattar | September 26th, 2019

When the ride-sharing app, Uber, first went online, the insurance problems it created were a headache for everyone. For a long time, Long Island Uber drivers were unsure how the Uber insurance worked. Today, the system is a bit more refined and easier for everyone to use. When a Long Island Uber Driver is Available […]

Buffalo Fall Driving Tips

by William Mattar | September 23rd, 2019

There are plenty of resources available with advice on how to drive in a Buffalo winter, but the fall in Buffalo can be just as treacherous for drivers. Fall in Buffalo means school is starting, lots of rain, and leaves covering the ground with a potential to become slip and fall hazards. If you are […]

The Aftermath of a Syracuse Motorcycle Accident

by William Mattar | September 19th, 2019

In the immediate aftermath of a Syracuse motorcycle accident, adrenaline may be rushing through your body. You may be feeling conflicting emotions as you try to determine the extent of your injuries. In the days or weeks following your accident, you may have to make decisions regarding your medical situation and your pending insurance claim. […]

Are Car Accident Settlements Taxed in New York State?

by William Mattar | September 16th, 2019

After you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident in New York State, you may have plenty of questions. Your immediate health is a priority, but after you’ve completed your insurance settlement negotiations, there are other concerns, too. Your Car Accident Settlement After an accident happens, it’s critical for you to […]

Who is at fault for my NYC Rideshare Accident Injuries?

by William Mattar | September 12th, 2019

If you are not familiar with Uber, Lyft and other ridesharing companies, ridesharing passengers use a phone app to contact drivers who are available to give them a ride. Once a rideshare passenger has been picked up by the driver and is on the way to their destination, that passenger is covered by the ridesharing […]

How to Choose the Best Lawyer After a Syracuse Car Accident?

by William Mattar | September 9th, 2019

You have just been involved in a Syracuse car accident and just got looked over by an emergency medical technician. Your next step may be to hire a Syracuse injury attorney, but you are not sure which one you should hire. Once you set up your personal appointments, there are things you should look for […]

Who is at fault for my Rochester Rideshare Accident Injuries?

by William Mattar | September 3rd, 2019

Ridesharing companies like Uber and Lfyt make up part of the taxicab market in Rochester. These services, easily accessed and paid through your smartphone, are reliable and convenient, but New York traffic laws are still catching up. If you’ve been injured while using a ride service in Rochester, you’re probably worried. Here are some things […]