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 […]

Rhode Island Personal Injury News: Pedestrian Accident in Middletown, Rhode Island

April 12th, 2019

According to the Providence Journal, a 48-year-old man died after being hit by a vehicle on West Main Road in Middletown, Rhode Island. Officers from Middletown and Portsmouth responded to the scene at Carmella’s Pizzeria around 9:30pm, where officers found the male lying in the roadway with serious personal injuries. The driver of the vehicle, […]

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend – Having Fun While Being Safe

March 15th, 2019

Did you know that Rhode Island is ranked 5th in the country for residents claiming Irish ancestry? St. Patrick’s Day, however, is the day that everyone is Irish – inviting people to party with a lot of beer and corned beef. This weekend might be an enticing time to push your luck, but always be […]

Rhode Island Liquor Liability Lawyer Tips: Social Host Laws

March 13th, 2019

Want to know what upsets a jury? In my experience as a Rhode Island personal injury lawyer, there is nothing a jury dislikes more than serious injury or death resulting from alcohol use in a drunk driver or other at fault person.  Drunk driving has serious consequences, including wrongful death in some cases.  At The […]

Massachusetts Personal Injury Lawyer: I-95 Car Accident And What To Do

February 27th, 2019

Did you know there are many legal issues that arise after a car crash that may involve both Rhode Island and Massachusetts drivers? In my personal injury practice, our lawyers frequently deal with highway car accidents.  Today, I am reviewing a recent North Attleboro, MA car accident case and pointing out why you need help […]

Top Car Accident Lawyer Trends: United States Traffic Deaths Top 40,000 for Third Year in a Row

February 22nd, 2019

The National Safety Council recently announced that the United States has reached over 40,000 traffic related deaths for the third straight year. In 2018, 4.5 million people suffered from serious personal injuries due to car crashes. With the rate 2019 is going, who knows how many personal injuries might occur by the end of the […]

3 Super Bowl 2019 Commercials That Highlight The Dangers of Car Accidents And Personal Injury

February 6th, 2019

Did you watch the 2019 Super Bowl commercials?  As a Rhode Island and Massachusetts car accident personal injury lawyer, I was struck by 3 commercials: “Miracle Violinist” Manami Ito Awes Audience in “The World’s Best” Commercial After the Super Bowl, CBS aired a new series called “The World’s Best,” a competition that showcases all sorts […]

North Providence Police Car Accident: Woman Faces DUI Charge

February 1st, 2019

A North Providence Rhode Island Police officer‘s cruiser was recently struck head-on by a woman on Douglas Avenue at about 1 A.M. The young lady’s Jeep crossed the center line and hit the police cruiser, both cars resulting with heavy front-end damage. The Fire Department had to free the officer, who was trapped inside his […]

RI Personal Injury Lawyer Mike Bottaro Settles Warwick RI Client Settles Pedestrian Car Accident Case

January 25th, 2019

Pedestrian auto accidents can disrupt your life and lead to auto accident legal claims.  After a car struck our client while she was walking across the street in Pawtuxet Village, personal injury attorney Mike Bottaro fought to achieve justice for his client. Rhode Island Pedestrian Car Accident with Personal Injuries Our client was heading out […]

Thanksgiving and Black Friday: Drowsy Driving Safety

November 21st, 2018

Holidays are approaching us, as well as the amazing sales that follow. The only way to catch these deals is to wake up very early, or not falling asleep at all to save your spot in line. This might get Christmas presents a lot cheaper than usual, but driving drowsy can be extremely dangerous. Drowsy […]

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