Best Dog Bite Lawyer Advice: What is Rhode Island’s “One Bite” Rule?

January 10th, 2022

If you have been injured by a dog bite in Rhode Island, then in today’s blog I would like to explain what some call the RI “one bite rule” and how it may affect your case. As always, please call or text me 24/7 for a free consultation about your specific situation as every case […]

Bottaro Settles Dog Bite Case for East Greenwich Client

October 14th, 2021

Unless it happens to you, you may not realize how being attacked by a dog can be a painful and terrifying experience.  A dog bite with injuries, whether in Rhode Island or in Massachusetts where I practice personal injury law, is a serious matter.  If you suffer a dog bite personal injury, you may have […]

Rhode Island Personal Injury Law News: State Passes New Law Requiring Insurance For Landlords In Slip And Fall Claims

August 11th, 2021

At Bottaro Law, we have been blessed to support the rights of the injured.  I have served on our trade industry’s board for many years and we were pleased when the state recently passed a new law that should help those of you injured on a landlord’s property.  Let’s take a look at this new […]

Scarring After A Rhode Island Personal Injury: Best Lawyer Practices

July 2nd, 2019

Did you know that you may be entitled to compensation for scarring after a Rhode Island or Massachusetts personal injury?  Any type of personal injury – auto accidents, dog bites, and even slip-and-fall accidents can entitle you money damages for scarring.  I have experience in getting clients money for these damages and today I am […]

Rhode Island Personal Injury Dog Bite Success: Bottaro Law Firm Recovers Settlement After Pit Bull Attack

March 29th, 2019

Anyone who has been attacked by a dog knows how scary and painful this experience can be.  In our Rhode Island personal injury practice, we have a track record of helping people just like you after a personal injury dog attack.  In today’s blog, I share one of our firm’s recent successful dog bit settlements: […]

Staying Protected from Man’s Best Friend

June 8th, 2018

A lot of people consider themselves dog lovers – and all for good reasons too. They are loyal, smart, and always there for you no matter what. Over 36% of the United States own at least one dog1, which is why dogs are proven to have many positive effects on people.  Dogs may seem like […]

Pawtucket City Council Reignites Debate Over Banning Pit Bulls

October 28th, 2016

Others Ask, “Is it the Breed or the Dog?” Some on the Pawtucket city council are revisiting the issue of whether the city should ban pit bulls after reports of two recent incidents in which small dogs were attacked and killed by pits. The city had actually banned pit bulls beginning in 2004, but in […]

When You Need a Dog Bite Lawyer in RI or MA

August 27th, 2015

Lawyer Helping Victims by Defining the Difference in RI and MA Dog Bite Laws Under the laws of both Rhode Island and Massachusetts, dog bite victims can receive financial compensation from dog owners and people responsible for dogs within their custody. Both states’ laws actually make it easier for bite victims to recover compensation than […]

Four Ways to Prevent Dog Bites

February 16th, 2015

Although pet owners have a legal obligation to keep people reasonably safe from their animals, the sad truth is that a large number of dog owners are careless and negligent, even with historically aggressive and dangerous pets. All too often, dangerous dogs roam the streets, unleashed or unattended. What can you do to protect yourself […]

Factors to Consider When Pursuing Legal Recourse for Dog Bites in Rhode Island

January 20th, 2015

866-LAW-9700 Your child has been bitten by a dog and suffered an injury. Now, you are wondering if you have legal recourse against the dog’s owner. It is important to know that in Rhode Island there is a law to handle these types of cases, and it requires certain criteria to be met. Things to […]

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