The Pros and Cons to Cruise Control

March 20th, 2018 | Safe driving

The cruise control feature in vehicles is fairly common and beloved by many road-trippers. Although there are many pros to cruise control, there are also many cons that accompany it. Benefits of Cruise Control The number one benefit to cruise control is controlling speed.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) the estimated… Read More

Hit and Run Accidents

March 16th, 2018 | Car accident

In regular motor vehicle accidents, it is necessary to prove that one of the drivers was at fault. For example, the victim of a rear end accident has to show that the other driver was speeding, texting, or perhaps intoxicated. This would prove that the other driver was at fault for the accident and should… Read More

Driving Drowsy – More Dangerous Than You Think

March 13th, 2018 | Distracted driving

Throughout the United States, it is a well known fact that drunk driving is a serious crime which results in serious consequences. However, most people don’t understand that driving drowsy is another major problem throughout the United States that also results in serious consequences. I mean let’s be honest, who hasn’t gotten behind the wheel… Read More

How to Prepare For Your Initial Meeting

March 10th, 2018 | Helpful tips

You have just been involved in a motor vehicle accident and the police arrive to the scene. After the police get your statement, you are transported to the hospital. Subsequently, you are told you have severe injuries and need surgery. Meanwhile, your car is damaged and you’re worried about the property damage expense. With all… Read More

Vicarious Liability and Respondeat Superior

March 6th, 2018 | Personal injury

Did you know that a person who is not involved in an accident can still be held liable? The doctrine of vicarious liability dictates that in certain situations, one person or entity should be held liable for the acts or omissions of another person or entity. Thus, vicarious liability means that one person is liable… Read More

Delayed Injuries: What You Should Know

March 2nd, 2018 | Injuries

Moments after getting into an accident there will be a million thoughts running through your head like, how much damage is there? Will your car be expensive to fix? How will you pay for it? Since your mind is so consumed with these other thoughts and pure shock that you actually got into an accident,… Read More

The Dangers of Drones

February 27th, 2018 | Personal injury

Drones or “unmanned aircraft systems” (UAS) are more popular than ever. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), in January 2016 more than 300,000 people had registered their drones in compliance with its new drone registration rule. The FAA’s registration rule that took effect in December 2015 mandated that all drones in the United States… Read More

What Is Mediation?

February 23rd, 2018 | Mediation

Like arbitration, mediation is another method of alternative dispute resolution. Mediation is an informal process that is intended to bring two parties together to clear up misunderstandings, disclose concerns, and reach a resolution. The mediation process takes place in a private and confidential setting in front of a neutral third party known as the mediator.… Read More

Is Your Insurance Company Scamming You?

February 20th, 2018 | Insurance

The Bottaro Law Firm has many clients who are in need of getting their vehicle appraised and fixed after a motor vehicle accident. And unlike other law firms, we care about our clients getting the fair market value for their vehicle instead of being scammed out of their well-deserved money. Subsequently, we like to refer… Read More

Driverless Cars – A Thing Of The Future?

February 16th, 2018 | Legal updates

Imagine yourself calling an Uber to take you and your friends to a bar in downtown Providence. The Uber arrives, but no one is driving. You and your friends are then driven around the city of Providence in a driverless Uber. This sounds like a dream, right? Well, in reality, there may be driverless cars… Read More

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