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 […]

Attorney Bottaro Settles Upton, MA Car Accident Personal Injury Claim for $182,500.00!

May 31st, 2019

After a serious head-on car accident in Upton, MA caused serious personal injuries to our client, she contacted Attorney Mike Bottaro.  After walking her through a difficult time in her life, we are proud to announce an out of court, maximum policy limit settlement on her behalf. Massachusetts Auto Accident and Personal Injuries Our client […]

Fun Things to do in Rhode Island for Memorial Day Weekend!

May 24th, 2019

Memorial Day weekend is the time for soaking up the sun, cookouts, festively decorated parties, and enjoying some patriotic celebrating. Rhode Island might be the smallest state, but Lil’ Rhody sure knows how to celebrate Memorial Day weekend to its best potential! Staying Safe This Weekend This weekend should be relaxing and fun-filled, but safety […]

Rhode Island Personal Injury Law Update: Self Driving Shuttles Hits the Roads of Providence

May 22nd, 2019

Despite fatal car crashes and other personal injuries around the country, Providence Rhode Island has approved six autonomous transport shuttles. These shuttles will function like any other vehicle – waiting at crosswalks, stopping at lights, and breaking for any unexpected hazards. These vehicles will also have 30 different sensors, radars, and cameras that allow a […]

Rhode Island and Massachusetts Personal Injury Law: The Differences of a Rural Road Car Accident

May 17th, 2019

Rhode Island and Massachusetts have a wide variety of different terrains throughout the states. There are the bustling, busy traffic areas like Providence or Boston, but then you have the more open roads of Foster, Exeter, or Dighton.  Today, I focus on the rural road car accidents that present special challenges. Hazards and Statistics of […]

Elmwood Avenue Car Accident: Five Injured in Multi-Car Crash

May 8th, 2019

Car accidents injure people everyday in Rhode Island.  According to the Providence Journal, recently three people suffered from serious personal injuries in a car accident that involved eight vehicles on Elmwood Avenue in Providence near our Eddy Street office. This auto accident happened only less than 12 hours after a previous fatal car accident on […]

Rhode Island Personal Injury Law Best Practices: Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 17th, 2019

Almost a decade ago, our family was personally touched by a tragedy caused by a Rhode Island texting and driving car accident.  At that time, the Providence Journal published an editorial I had written about the relatively newly discovered dangers of distracted driving.  As a personal injury lawyer,  since that time, the danger remains.  According […]

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