Wrongful Death Cases Require a $250,000 Minimum in Rhode Island How much can the surviving beneficiaries of a person who dies from wrongful acts expect to receive at trial? Rhode Island law requires a $250,000 minimum recovery for successful wrongful death claimants. The Wrongful Death statute at R.I. Gen. Laws Section 10-7-2, provides: “Whenever any…Read More
April has been designated as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and as we head into the warm weather season, it is more important than ever to warn our younger drivers about the dangers associated with texting while driving. Attorney Bottaro is the founder of The Bottaro Law Firm LLC, a personal injury law firm serving residents…Read More
Part 2 in Our Brain Injury Awareness Series: What kinds of Brain Injuries are associated With Motor Vehicle Accidents?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 2 million people annually experience Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), with 14.3% caused by traffic accidents. Using those percentages, a staggering 286,000 TBIs result from car crashes every year. Since brain injuries are many times not quickly identified after an accident, the number could actually be…Read More