Month: February 2015

Mike Bottaro Lends a Helping Hand to April Vallier

It seems like a simple concept but requires a careful look at the laws.  After spending weeks – perhaps months – preparing for a Rhode Island jury trial, you’ve won a verdict. Now how much will you get paid, and how … Continue reading

Do you know what to do immediately following a car accident? Many accident victims are surprised to find that the trauma and shock of the accident prevented them from taking the most important steps to protect their health, property, and … Continue reading

The mission of the Bottaro Law Firm, LLC is to be a beacon of light in helping injured people. We take our jobs very seriously and devote ourselves wholeheartedly to our clients. We enjoy being involved in our ministry to … Continue reading

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When a witness testifies at trial, the other side may try to impeach his or her credibility with a statement made before trial that was inconsistent with the testimony. But sometimes there is confusion on what type of “statement” a jury … Continue reading

Although pet owners have a legal obligation to keep people reasonably safe from their animals, the sad truth is that a large number of dog owners are careless and negligent, even with historically aggressive and dangerous pets. All too often, … Continue reading

As we navigate another cold and slippery winter in New England, it is important to understand the premises liability laws regarding snow, ice, and other natural hazards. While many assume that weather-related accidents and injuries are no one’s fault but … Continue reading

If you were in a motorcycle accident, you want to do everything you can to help your case. Preserving important evidence is essential. This means you should keep your motorcycle intact and not let it out of your possession without your … Continue reading

During our days in the office, we help our communities by assisting accident victims and the disabled with their legal needs, from getting compensation after an injury to securing the Social Security benefits for those unable to work. However, we … Continue reading