Featured on the Rhode Show: Ten Dumb Driving Moves

Distracted Driving

  Have you ever witnessed a really dumb action by a surrounding driver? Did it seem as if they had no regard for any other drivers and no awareness of the environment around them? On Thursday, January 30, 2014, Will Gilbert interviewed me on CBS’s The Rhode Show to discuss these “dumb driving moves.” I…

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RI Accident Attorney: Curbing Texting And Driving

Distracted Driving

Rhode Island Department of Transportation reports that motorists who text and drive are 23 times more likely to get into a crash. These odds are much higher than motorists who drive above the legal limit of blood alcohol content. Despite these numbers, Rhode Island remains much more lenient to cell phone use when compared to…

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Providence Personal Injury Law Firm Sponsors Meeting Street School Telethon

Press Release

Attorney Mike Bottaro and staff help raise money for landmark Providence school helping special needs children. Providence, RI – On January 25, 2014, The Bottaro Law Firm, LLC will participate in the 38th annual Meeting Street School telethon to help raise money for children with disabilities. Since 1946, Meeting Street School has helped infants, preschoolers,…

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Providence Injury Law Firm Sponsors 38th Meeting Street Telethon

The Bottaro Law Firm will be present as the Children Activity sponsor at the 38th Annual Meeting Street Telethon on January 25. The event will take place in Meeting Street’s custom-designed, 76,000 square-foot building in Providence. The four hour show will provide entertainment in the form of a DJ and games, as well as display…

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Fall River Injury Lawyer: Loss of Consortium Claims – Subject to “Per Person” or “Per Accident” Limits?

Car Accident

Following an automobile accident, a family member or spouse of the injured person may seek compensation for loss of consortium from the injured person’s insurance policy. “Loss of consortium” means loss of marital relations or “companionship and society” with the injured person. Ferriter v. Daniel O’Connell’s Sons, Inc., 413 N.E.2d 690, 692 (1980). Here we…

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Defective Product Liability Lawyer: Should “Buckyballs” Creator Be Liable For Safety Concerns?

Product Liability

Production for “Buckyballs,” the tiny magnetic beads that are commonly used as desk decorations, shut down amidst controversy over the safety of this product. Entrepreneur Craig Zucker decided to disband his company instead of yielding to the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s demand for a recall. As a result, the CPSC filed a lawsuit to hold…

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