Personal Injury Law: Traumatic Brain Injuries

August 17th, 2018

The brain is one of the most important things that we must protect – without our brain, we would be nothing. However, we can’t plan for accidents to happen. Whether a slip-and-fall incident occurs or you get into a car accident, any type of personal injury relating to the brain is one that needs to […]

Personal Injury Law: Best Practices On Motorcycle Accidents With Product Liability Defects

August 10th, 2018

A motorcycle accident in Rhode Island and Massachusetts can cause serious personal injuries.  Did you know that in addition to pursuing an at fault driver, our law firm can investigate whether a defect caused your crash? You may be entitled to compensation in these circumstances. Motorcycle Defect Personal Injury Case: What You Need To Know […]

Attorney Mike Bottaro Lends a Helping Hand to April Vallier

July 20th, 2018

July Helping Hands – April Vallier Sometimes, the only way we are able to view the brightest stars are when they are falling from the sky. A few days ago, personal injury attorney Mike Bottaro paired up with ABC 6 to meet one of these stars, April Vallier, and her family, to give them a […]

Understanding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

July 6th, 2018

When people get into any type of accident, the main priority people worry about are their physical injuries. There are many types of injuries that can occur from an accident that need to get check right away so they don’t worsen over time. These are extremely important to focus on, but taking a minute to […]

Why it’s Worse to Wait – Car Accidents and Delayed Injuries

June 5th, 2018

Sometimes after a car accident, personal injuries to the person involved do not always present themselves right away. Because of this, the injured party might ignore the recommendation of getting checked out at a hospital and just leave the scene.  This may seem like a good idea for a way to avoid ambulance fees, but […]

Part 2 in Our Brain Injury Awareness Series: What kinds of Brain Injuries are associated With Motor Vehicle Accidents?

April 3rd, 2017

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 2 million people annually experience Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), with 14.3% caused by traffic accidents. Using those percentages, a staggering 286,000 TBIs result from car crashes every year. Since brain injuries are many times not quickly identified after an accident, the number could actually be […]

Part 1 in Our Brain Injury Awareness Series: The Effects of Brain Injuries Associated With Slip and Fall Accidents Everyone Should Know

March 24th, 2017

We can all agree that a slip and fall can be embarrassing, painful, and traumatic. Did you know, in some cases, a slip and fall could lead to brain injury? If you hit your head when you fall, brain injury is a critical risk. In fact, a leading cause of brain injury is indeed by […]

The Bottaro Law Firm Supports the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island

March 14th, 2017

Some personal injury attorneys in Rhode Island have an unfortunate first-hand awareness of brain injury. If a client suffers a slip and fall or car accident, there is the frightening chance that brain injury could result. In the United States, nearly 1.6 million people a year suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI). According to the […]

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March 17th, 2015

What do you know about brain injury, its causes, and treatment? What is brain injury? Brain injury is a complex condition that impacts each person differently. Brain injury typically affects the neurons and nerve tracts in the brain, making it difficult or impossible for the body to carry vital messages to the brain.  The injury […]

The Risk of Brain Injuries Shifts as Children Mature

January 20th, 2015

It is common for kids to fall, get bruises, and even break a bone or two during childhood, but head trauma continues to be the leading cause of death or disability for children over the age of one. The types of head injuries sustained during childhood often correspond to the developmental stage that the child […]

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