Slip and Fall Lawyer Update: Rhode Island Passes Law Eliminating The “Open and Obvious” Doctrine

August 9th, 2019

If you have suffered a personal injury form a Rhode Island slip and fall, there is a new law that helps with your case.  In today’s personal injury blog, I will address this new law and how it will help you as our client:  The “Open and Obvious” Doctrine – What is it? If you […]

Rhode Island Personal Injury Best Tips: How Long After a Car Accident Can You Sue In Rhode Island?

July 18th, 2019

Today, I am blogging about an important topic – if you have suffered injuries in a Rhode Island car accident, there are potentially several time deadlines that start ticking right away.   One of the biggest reasons why you need our help is to comply properly and understand these time deadlines. Rhode Island Personal Injury Statutes […]

Rhode Island Personal Injury Attorney Best Practices: Is Summer Driving More Dangerous than Winter Driving?

June 21st, 2019

In Rhode Island, the weather is extremely unpredictable. But, wouldn’t it make the most sense that the winter months are more dangerous when it comes to driving? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the summer months actually have more traffic fatalities. Not only are there more driving related accidents – but motorcyclists are […]

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 […]

Rhode Island Auto Accident Injury Decision: Know Your Legal Rights

June 19th, 2019

What legal duties does your auto insurance company owe you after a car accident in Rhode Island?  Recently, the Rhode Island Supreme Court revisited some issues that shed light on this question in a case entitled, Summit Insurance Company v. Eric Stricklett, et al., 199 A.3d 523 (R.I. 2019).  If you have been injured in […]

Federal Investigation Started in GM Due to Seat Belt Recall of 1.4 Million Vehicles

June 14th, 2019

In 2014, General Motors recalled 1.4 million vehicles – Chevrolet Traverses, GMC Arcadias, Buick Enclaves, and Saturn Outlooks for a seat belt issue. Recently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has started an investigation regarding the effectiveness of the recall remedy. There were four complaints about the recall – which was because a risk that […]

You’ve Been Injured in a Motorcycle Accident? Now What?

June 10th, 2019

Injured in a motorcycle crash that’s not your fault? This is personal injury attorney, Mike Bottaro and I’ve been handling these cases for years. Let me give you three pieces of advice. First, don’t talk to the insurance company without talking to me first. What you say may be used against you down the line […]

Who is the Best Car Accident Lawyer for You?

May 27th, 2019

Who is the best car accident lawyer for you? Here are three tips for choosing the best car accident lawyer. First, you need a firm that gets results. The best car accident lawyers in Rhode Island and Massachusetts fight hard. To us, your case is personal. We only represent the injured, never the insurance companies. […]

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 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 […]

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