Rhode Island Boat Accident Personal Injury Law: What You Need To Know!

July 9th, 2021

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 have been involved in a Rhode Island boating accident. RI Boating Law: Negligence, Maritime Law, […]

RI And MA Boat Accident Personal Injury News: Bottaro Obtains $200,000.00 Settlement

March 18th, 2021

RI And MA Boat Accident Personal Injury News: Bottaro Obtains $200,000.00  Settlement 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 Boating Accident With […]

Rhode Island Personal Injury Lawyers: Boat Accident Lawyer Tips

April 5th, 2019

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 personal injury claims.  At Bottaro Law, you get an experienced team to ensure your […]

It’s Labor Day Weekend – Keeping Safe To Avoid Personal Injuries

August 31st, 2018

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! Boat Accidents In Rhode Island and Massachusetts Boat accidents can result in serious personal […]

First Week of Summer!

June 25th, 2018

  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 officially welcoming us, people are more apt to get outside and enjoy the […]

Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA)

January 23rd, 2018

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 the United States, or in adjoining areas customarily used in the loading, unloading, repairing, or […]

The Jones Act – How It Incorporates Personal Injury Claims

January 19th, 2018

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 goods between U.S. ports. These requirements include that the vessel must be owned by U.S. […]

RI Boating Safety Tips

June 1st, 2015

With summer right around the corner, boaters across Rhode Island and Massachusetts will begin to put their boats back in the water and start cruising along the waves again. As fun as the water can be, at the start of each season boaters should review water safety procedures and ensure their drivers are properly certified […]