Rhode Island to Bring Driverless Cars to the Streets

May 22nd, 2018 | Safe driving

In futuristic movies, the script always calls for flying cars and jet-packs. Unfortunately, that type of advanced technology is just Hollywood magic. However, Rhode Island has been considering the idea of introducing driverless cars to our roads, according to an article on NBC 10. Driverless Cars – Risks and Rewards By having these cars on… Read More

Rear-End Car Accidents: Denton v. Universal Am-Can, Ltd.

May 15th, 2018 | Trucking accidents

One of the most common types of car accidents that occur are rear-end collisions. These accidents can range from a low-speed contact hit to a chain reaction crash on a highway; similar to what happened to James Denton in 2011. 1 Denton v. Universal Am-Can, Ltd. James Denton, 53, was driving southbound on the highway… Read More

Motorcycle Awareness Month – Safety Tips For You

May 1st, 2018 | Personal injury

Our office handles motorcycle crashes and since May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month it’s important to keep in mind safety precautions before you hop on your bike for the first ride of the season. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcyclist deaths occur 27 times more frequently than fatalities in other vehicles.… Read More

The Basics of Seat Belt Safety

April 17th, 2018 | Safe driving

Wearing your seat belt is definitely the easiest and safest choice drivers and passengers can make before going on a car ride. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that seat belt use in passenger vehicles saved an estimated 13,941 lives. It’s estimated that 90.1% of people wear their seat belt in the United… Read More

How Safe Is Your Car’s Back-Up Camera?

April 13th, 2018 | Safe driving

Vehicles are getting more advanced by the day. One of the latest and probably most well liked technological advancements is the back-up camera. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, an estimated 292 people are killed and 18,000 injured each year by drivers who back into them. Objects that are low to the ground… Read More

Car Rollovers – What You Should Know

April 10th, 2018 | Car accident

Rollover crashes are extremely dangerous and can cause a lot of harm to the people involved. According to the National Highway and Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) rollovers are responsible for more than 10,000 fatalities every year and cause about one-third of all traffic fatalities in the United States. The NHTSA also reported that wearing your… Read More

How much is your personal injury case worth?

April 9th, 2018 | Personal injury

Attorney Mike Bottaro discusses how the Bottaro Law team evaluates personal injury cases to help injured people like you get maximum compensation. When determining the value of your case, it’s important to consider a few factors. First, you must establish the at-fault party. Second, you’ll need to prove how the negligent party caused your injury… Read More

Can Social Media Use Harm Your Personal Injury Claim?

April 3rd, 2018 | Helpful tips

If you have recently sustained a personal injury and have filed a claim with a personal injury lawyer or through your insurance company, it’s important to stay away from your social media account(s). Your Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter accounts can be potentially dangerous for your claim if you happen to share too much. The defendant’s… Read More

Case Success: Mike Bottaro Obtains $650,000 Slip and Fall Settlement For Our Client

March 30th, 2018 | Firm news

After a tragic slip and fall accident left a client with terrible personal injuries, Attorney Mike Bottaro stood beside his client and fought with her until the end. As a result of her slip and fall, our client suffered a serious knee injury that we alleged caused five separate knee surgeries. Accordingly, Mike fought hard… Read More

Bottaro Law Achieves Jury Trial Verdict Against GEICO Insured In Rhode Island Motor Vehicle Collision

March 23rd, 2018 | Firm news

A Rhode Island Superior Court jury found in our favor and against GEICO for our clients’ 2014 car crash. We represented a husband and wife who were on their way to Wrentham shopping outlets on a sunny summer day in August 2014 when they were rear-ended on 95 North near the Thurbers Avenue exit. They… Read More

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