Can You Ride a Motorcycle With a Permit?

by William Mattar | July 6th, 2021

Getting a motorcycle learner permit is the first step toward getting your official motorcycle license. Like a standard driver’s license, a motorcycle learner permit is required in New York before taking a road test. If you are planning to apply for a permit, you may be wondering how it all works and whether or not […]

Tailgating a Motorcycle Invites Danger

by William Mattar | June 25th, 2021

The headlights on your back. The distinct sound of the car’s pistons going up and down, clearly audible. The nervous apprehension: If I stop suddenly, will this car behind me have enough time to stop without crashing into the back of my bike? Why Do Some Cars Follow Motorcycle Riders Too Closely? I do not […]

William Mattar Training Center Opens at Camp Scouthaven

by William Mattar | June 10th, 2021

William Mattar law offices is pleased to announce that the Greater Niagara Frontier Council, Boy Scouts of America has dedicated a brand-new center to William Mattar at Camp Scouthaven in Freedom, NY. Mr. Mattar donated the funds  to build the new training center, and he attended the building dedication ceremony and ribbon-cutting for the William […]

William Mattar Launches Gift Card Giveaway for Buckle Your Belt Program

by William Mattar | June 8th, 2021

William Mattar law offices has kicked off its Buckle Your Belt program promoting seat belt safety. Now through June 30, 2021, the public may enter for their chance to win a $50 gift card to a local gas station when they pledge to buckle their seatbelt anytime they ride in a motor vehicle. William Mattar created […]

Do You Need a Motorcycle License for a Moped?

by William Mattar | June 4th, 2021

A moped is classified as a “limited use motorcycle.” In New York, limited-use motorcycles can include mopeds, motor scooters, and other models of motorcycles with two or three wheels. For this reason, moped riders often must fulfill similar requirements to motorcyclists, including when it comes to driver licenses. If mopeds are a type of motorcycle, […]

William Mattar Ranked Among the 2021 Best Companies to Work for in New York

by William Mattar | May 28th, 2021

William Mattar law offices are thrilled to announce that the law firm has again ranked among the top employers in the state, landing on the list of 2021 Best Companies to Work for in New York.  Created by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS-SHRM) and Best Companies Group, the annual list […]

What is the Difference Between a Scooter and a Moped?

by William Mattar | May 28th, 2021

It is easy to see why many drivers may choose a scooter or moped over a standard motor vehicle. Scooters and mopeds are a fun and unique form of transportation. Maybe you are interested in one of these two-wheeled vehicles but are not sure how they differ. Please keep reading to learn more about scooters […]

How Do Most Motorcycle Accidents Happen?

by William Mattar | May 22nd, 2021

When motorcycle accidents happen, the effects can be devastating. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcyclists are roughly 27 times more likely than people in passenger cars to die in a traffic accident per miles traveled. Several factors can lead to a motorcycle crash, and some are more prevalent than others. Please continue […]

Illegal Dirt Bike/ATV Riding on Public Roads

by William Mattar | May 21st, 2021

Accidents between cars and dirt bikes/ATVs occur frequently. Riding a dirt bike or ATV on certain roadways, such as highways and residential streets, is illegal in New York, yet some riders choose to take their off-road vehicles onto public roads, sometimes resulting in accident injuries or even deaths. Continue reading to learn more about the issue […]

William Mattar Wins 2021 Golden Gavel Award For “How Cool” Television Commercial

by William Mattar | May 10th, 2021

We are pleased to announce that William Mattar has won a 2021 Golden Gavel Award for his “How Cool” 30-second television commercial. The annual Golden Gavel Awards, hosted by The National Trial Lawyers, recognize the top law firm advertisements of the year. Attorney William Mattar accepted the award during this year’s National Trial Lawyers Summit […]