Category: Boating Safety

With Memorial Day right around the corner here in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, where we practice personal injury law, I want to draw your attention to the dangers associated with boat accidents.  At Bottaro Injury Lawyers, we handle many boat … Continue reading

Having represented Rhode Island and Massachusetts people injured in boating accidents, I thought in today’s blog, we would look at 3 tips to minimize your chance of personal injury to you or your loved ones.  My hope is that this … Continue reading

As a personal injury lawyer practicing throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island, I have helped those injured on the water such as in boating accidents.  In today’s blog, let’s recap a boating accident case we were able to win for our … Continue reading

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Living in the Ocean State, boating is a favorite pastime for many of us. Over the years, my team and I have successfully settled many boat accident cases. Today, I would like to share some advice with you if you … Continue reading


Practicing personal injury law in Rhode Island and Massachusetts includes helping captains and passengers with boating accident claims.  Recently, I was grateful to obtain a great settlement for my client whose center console failed during voyage. Rhode Island Client, Massachusetts … Continue reading


Living in Rhode Island, the Ocean State, means that part of my personal injury law practice is devoted to helping those injured after a boating accident. In the past year alone, we have helped nearly half a dozen people with such … Continue reading

Labor Day weekend in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts – the holiday that reminds everyone that summer is officially coming to an end. From a personal injury standpoint, our law firm sees personal injuries from boating, car accidents, and even grilling! … Continue reading


Happy Summer Solstice! There are two types of people, the ones who love summer, and the people who are wrong. Thursday, June 21st marked the first day of summer, also known as the summer solstice. With longer and warmer days … Continue reading

The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) is a federal law that “provides for the payment of compensation, medical care, and vocational rehabilitation services to employees disabled from on the job injuries that occur upon the navigable waters of … Continue reading

The Jones Act, originally named The Merchant Marine Act of 1920, was designed to protect merchant mariners within the United States after World War I. According to the Transportation Institute, the Jones Act imposes four primary requirements on vessels carrying … Continue reading