Category: Dog Bite

Did you know that being late for court is one of most lawyer’s biggest fears?   For me, it is right up there with being covered with rats or snakes.  I am proud to say that I can only recall being … Continue reading

hugging dog

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 … Continue reading

dog bite

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 … Continue reading

bottaro law firm

At the Bottaro Law Firm, LLC, 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 … Continue reading

scarring

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 … Continue reading

snarling dog

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 … Continue reading

Staying Protected from Man's Best Friend

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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, … Continue reading