Arbitration: What Is It?

February 6th, 2018

Many people understand that when a claim is filed the end result could be litigation if there is not a settlement earlier in the process. However, many people don’t realize that another solution besides litigation is arbitration. Arbitration is an alternative dispute resolution and thus provides a different process than filing a lawsuit and going […]

Top 4 Tips For Building A Lasting Relationship With Your Lawyer

February 17th, 2017

With the passing of Valentine’s Day this month, we’ve been thinking about love, core values, forming lasting relationships – and how a client should feel good about the relationship with their personal injury attorney. Yes, there are many fish in the sea. And there are many personal injury lawyers in Rhode Island. How do you […]

4 Things You Should Know Before Choosing a Personal Injury Lawyer in Rhode Island

February 9th, 2017

If you find yourself in need of a personal injury attorney, you may wonder what criteria you should use in selecting one that will win your case. To find a successful personal injury lawyer in Rhode Island, you should always do your research. #1: Read Those Testimonials The first step in finding the best personal injury […]

New RI Traffic Law in 2017: Don’t Block the Box

January 24th, 2017

Have you ever found yourself at a busy intersection, when the light turned green but you were unable to move forward because of cars sitting in your path? Rhode Island is trying to fix this common traffic problem. On January 1, 2017, Rhode Island’s new “Don’t Block the Box” law went into effect. This law […]

Safety Tips for Surviving Holiday Shopping Traffic

December 21st, 2015

Attorneys Serving Holiday Drivers in Massachusetts and Rhode Island During the holiday season, more and more people hit the street, and traffic can become a nightmare. While some of the frustrations you experience as a driver are weather-related, others are related to increased holiday shopping traffic. During this time of year, the potential for heavy […]

The Consequences of Driving Without a License

November 24th, 2015

Legal Assistance for Victims Injured by Unlicensed Drivers throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts In addition to facing criminal charges, drivers who are on the road without a valid license can also face civil liability if they cause an accident. Trucking companies and other businesses that hire unlicensed drivers can also face liability for their drivers’ […]

Deathly Consequences of Children Left Behind in Cars

July 8th, 2015

Attorneys and Civil Personal Injury Claims in RI and MA 8 child deaths in the U.S. have resulted so far in 2015 when children were left unattended in cars and suffered from heatstroke. In the year 2014, there were 31 heatstroke deaths of children in cars, and since 1998, 645 heatstroke deaths of children in […]

Safe and Legal Fireworks Use in Rhode Island

July 2nd, 2015

Injury Attorney Fighting for Victims of Fireworks Accidents in RI & MA While most towns put on extravagant fireworks displays for the 4th of July, having your own private display is in most cases illegal here in Rhode Island. Below we compiled a list of fireworks that can legally be enjoyed within a safe environment. […]

RI Boating Safety Tips

June 1st, 2015

With summer right around the corner, boaters across Rhode Island and Massachusetts will begin to put their boats back in the water and start cruising along the waves again. As fun as the water can be, at the start of each season boaters should review water safety procedures and ensure their drivers are properly certified […]

Rhode Island Law Firm Campaigns to End Distracted Driving

April 1st, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation has designated April as “Distracted Driving” Awareness month, a time to remind millions of Americans about the dangers of all types of distracted driving. For the past several years, the Bottaro Law Firm has supported the effort to curb distracted driving. As of April 2015, we have created our second […]