What Do I Do If I Get Hit As A Pedestrian In A Car Accident?

April 29th, 2020

Interested in knowing what to do after suffering personal injuries as a pedestrian?  Having practiced as a personal injury lawyer in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, today I am going to share some information about pedestrian car accident cases. Rhode Island and Massachusetts Car vs. Pedestrian Car Accidents According to an article from the Wall Street […]

$100,000.00 Drunk Driving Rhode Island Car Accident Settled By Personal Injury Lawyer Mike Bottaro

March 25th, 2020

It is tragic when I hear of someone in our community being injured by a drunk driver in a car accident and very satisfying to stand up against drunk driving.  Today, I wanted to share a recent drunk driving auto accident that was settled for $100,135.00! Our client was stopped in traffic in Cranston, Rhode […]

Rhode Island and Massachusetts Personal Injury: 5 Ways to Avoid Car Accident on St. Patrick’s Day

March 13th, 2020

Each year it seems, we learn of tragic car accident personal injury claims around this holiday.  St Patrick’s Day is a day of celebration and is known to be a big drinking day (beer and whiskey, anyone?).  But drunk driving car accidents are no joke as I can tell you having practices law for twenty […]

Rhode Island and Massachusetts Personal Injury Lawyers: What is the Difference Between DWI, DUI and OUI?

January 22nd, 2020

At my firm, we stand up against drunk drivers who cause personal injuries in car accidents.  We are proud to represent the injured victims and their families and proud to support Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).  We limit our practice to personal injury (recovering money for the victims).  Today I am sharing some common terms […]

Rhode Island Drunk Driving Thanksgiving Car Accidents: Here To Help

November 27th, 2019

Did you know that our firm gets many calls around the upcoming Thanksgiving week concerning car accidents and drunk driving car accidents especially? It’s always important to drive safe, but especially during the holiday season. More people are on the roads, at parties, and rushing to get to their location, putting you at a risk […]

National Teen Safety Driving Week: Keeping your Teen Safe when Driving

October 23rd, 2019

Did you know that fatal crashes are still the leading cause of death for teenagers? After parents spend years protecting their children, it is eventually time for them to begin driving, but are they ready for the road yet? During National Teen Safety Driving Week – parents should take a moment to educate their teens […]

Drunk Driver Arrested for Hitting Two Bicyclists Involving Personal Injuries in Tiverton, Rhode Island

October 4th, 2019

A 29-year-old male from Little Compton was recently arrested after he struck two bicyclists while driving drunk in Tiverton, according to NBC News. Around 8pm, the driver hit a 30-year-old Little Compton male and a 35-year-old Tiverton woman near Main Road in Tiverton. Both cyclists were taken to Rhode Island Hospital to be treated for […]

From Your Rhode Island Car Accident Lawyer: Exhaustion Causing Crashes

September 13th, 2019

My team and I fight for justice everyday for our Rhode Island and Massachusetts car accident clients just like you.  One trend we have seen lately is the drowsy driving causing personal injuries.  Today, I am going to bring same awareness to this issue. Drowsy Driving in the Media Recently, country singer Kylie Rae Harris […]

National Safety Council Finds Distracted Drivers a Threat to Auto Accident First Responders

September 4th, 2019

According to a study that the National Safety Council conducted, distracted drivers pose a threat to first responders working on accidents on the road. Many drivers are extremely distracted when passing accidents, whether they are on their phones or just looking at the scene and not paying attention. In fact, researched showed that 71% of […]

Car Accident in Massachusetts, But I’m a Rhode Island Resident. What Next?

June 20th, 2019

The car accident happened in Massachusetts, but I’m a Rhode Island resident. What do I do? I’m personal injury attorney Mike Bottaro and I get this question all the time. Let me share a big time settlement we reached in just this situation. Our client lives in North Smithfield and was struck head on by […]

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