What Are Truck Drivers’ Hours of Service Rules?

by William Mattar | January 22nd, 2021

Semi-trucks, commercial trucks, and other trucks dot the roadways and highways to deliver the products we consume and get people where they need to be. While they provide a needed service, they can also cause accidents. Because of the trucks’ size and speed, the accidents they cause can be catastrophic. The drivers of large trucks […]

How Pre-Existing Conditions May Affect Car Accident Claims

by William Mattar | January 15th, 2021

If you have been injured in a car accident, there is a chance that you may have a pre-existing medical condition. For example, you may have had a back injury or some other condition before the accident. Maybe the accident made your condition worse. If your pre-existing condition was impacted by the accident, this may […]

How Long Does It Usually Take To Settle a Car Accident Lawsuit?

by William Mattar | December 25th, 2020

Car accidents are one of the most common insurance claims made in New York City, as the city averages hundreds of car accidents per day. Each accident will involve insurance companies fighting it out to determine who is supposed to pay for things. Insurance companies don’t want to pay any more than is absolutely necessary. […]

When Should You Contact an Attorney About a Car Accident in New York City?

by William Mattar | December 18th, 2020

Deciding to hire a lawyer after a car accident is an important decision. There many situations where you need to proactively seek out a lawyer to get things squared away before the problem gets worse. You have to remember that insurance companies are not necessarily your friend. The insurance company–which may have treated you well […]

Buffalo Car Accident Attorney William Mattar Raises Awareness for St. Luke’s Mission of Mercy Code Blue Shelter

by William Mattar | December 17th, 2020

William Mattar law offices has begun its William Mattar 4 Code Blue campaign, raising awareness for Code Blue homeless shelters in our community and highlighting the vital operations of Code Blue and the urgent call for supplies and donations to help those in need. Code Blue refers to the lifesaving emergency program that provides shelter […]

Does Uber’s App Cause Distractions for its Drivers?

by William Mattar | December 11th, 2020

Ride-sharing services like Uber have revolutionized public transportation, reduced DUI rates, and been a flexible source of extra income for many people. The ease of booking rides, as well as the interactive user reviews for both passengers and drivers, has made Uber a boon to vacationers, commuters, and those needing a ride fast. The way […]

Car Accident Attorney William Mattar Announces the Grand Prize Winner of Annual Pet Photo Contest

by William Mattar | December 7th, 2020

William Mattar law offices are pleased to announce that Demi, a two-and-a-half-year-old Mountain Cur mix, is the grand prize winner of the William Mattar Rescue a Shelter Animal Pet Photo Contest. The winning photo was submitted by Demi’s owner Phil Galuppi of Liverpool, New York. Demi’s winning photo submission received 2,298 votes. “This year’s pet […]

I Was Injured in a Hit and Run Accident and the At-Fault Driver Can’t Be Located. Now What?

by William Mattar | December 4th, 2020

In the blink of an eye your world can be turned upside down if you have been injured in a car accident. Lost work time, medical bills, and repair costs all add up quickly. When you have been injured in a car crash, few things can be more stressful than dealing with a situation where […]

William Mattar Showcases SPCA Serving Erie County in a New Television Commercial

by William Mattar | December 1st, 2020

William Mattar recently joined the SPCA Serving Erie County to produce a new television commercial highlighting the SPCA’s vital services. The spot premiered during the annual William Mattar Rescue a Shelter Animal campaign and features clips of the tireless and important work that happens behind the scenes at the SPCA every day. This Giving Tuesday, […]

How Many Car Accidents Does the Average Person Have?

by William Mattar | November 20th, 2020

Hundreds, if not thousands, of car accidents happen every day. We have gathered car accident statistics from across the United States. There are dozens of factors that come into play when determining how frequently an individual will get into an accident. We have outlined some of these factors below. How Many Car Accidents Per Year […]