Pedestrian Accident Injury

New York Town Upgrades Infrastructure to Help Prevent Pedestrian Accidents

by | January 15th, 2014

January 15, 2014 Walking near roadways not designed to accommodate pedestrians can be extremely hazardous, especially for children. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that, in 2010, one in five children between the ages of five and nine years old who were killed in motor vehicle collisions were pedestrians. The Rochester Pedestrian Accident […]

Buffalo Pedestrian Accident Lawyers Offer Halloween Safety Tips

by | October 28th, 2013

October 28, 2013 Halloween night is a night of costumes, candy, and revelry. But the holiday has it’s own “skeleton in the closet”, considering data shows Halloween having the highest number of fatal pedestrian motor vehicle accidents each year. The Buffalo Pedestrian Accident Lawyers with William Mattar Law Offices explain these statistics are especially concerning […]

Law Enforcement Officials Receive Pedestrian Accident Investigation Training

by | September 18th, 2013

September 18, 2013 After motor vehicle accidents involving pedestrians or bicyclists, determining fault can be complex. The New York Pedestrian Accident Lawyers with William Mattar Law Offices explain that is why a program was recently held to train 35 members of law enforcement from across the state in how to reconstruct collisions between motor vehicles […]

Buffalo Pedestrian Accident Lawyers Look at the Future of Safety Technology

by | September 9th, 2013

September 9, 2013 The Buffalo Pedestrian Accident Lawyers with William Mattar Law Offices explain one of the leading causes of collisions between pedestrians and motor vehicles is drivers failing to yield the right of way to pedestrians. In fact, roughly 70,000 accidents per year are attributed to such driving errors. New technology to be released […]

New Study Finds Rising Number of Pedestrian Accidents Caused by Distraction

by | June 26th, 2013

June 26, 2013 Heavy focus is placed on the problem of distracted driving in New York, but many citizens fail to realize the same distractions behind the wheel also exist on foot. A new study has shown the amount of Pedestrian Accidents caused by distractions while walking is on the rise. The research was conducted […]

City of Troy Gets Upgrades to Help Prevent Pedestrian Accident Injuries

by | May 24th, 2013

May 24, 2013 To help prevent the citizens of Troy from suffering a Pedestrian Accident Injury, the New York Department of Transportation will be making several changes to Hoosick Street to improve safety. The announcement was made on Friday, May 10. A story published by The Record explained that significant changes would be made to […]