Best Rhode Island Personal Injury Lawyer Practices: How Can I Sue RIPTA for a Bus Accident?

December 11th, 2019

If you are injured in a Rhode Island RIPTA bus accident, can you sue?  The answer is yes and here at Bottaro Law, we have won numerous bus accident cases against RIPTA, obtaining money damages for our clients throughout Providence and Rhode Island.  Today, I will share some information on RIPTA bus accident personal injury […]

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 […]

RI Rental Car Accident With Personal Injuries: RI Supreme Court Issues Decision

June 12th, 2019

If you have suffered personal injuries in a Rhode Island car accident involving a rental car, a recent Rhode Island Supreme Court decision may apply to your case. On June 4, 2019, the Rhode Island Supreme Court announced its decision in Jason Puerini et al. v. Jeanne LaPierre et al., No. 16-335 (June 4, 2019). […]

Best Rhode Island Personal Injury Lawyer Tips: Dealing With Social Media  After An Injury

February 15th, 2019

With decades of experience handling personal injury cases throughout Southern New England, our law firm has seen some strange cases.  Some of the strangest circumstances involve social media.  If you have a potential Rhode Island or Massachusetts personal injury claim, please read this and contact me before posting to social media! Facebook and Other Platforms […]

Providence Personal Injury Attorney Tips: Understanding Your Time Deadlines

December 28th, 2018

Want to know one important reason to always contact our law firm after a Rhode Island personal injury such as a car accident?  Time deadlines.  Time deadlines that could keep you from making a case.  There are many of them!  In today’s blog, I will review one important aspect of time deadlines in Rhode Island, […]

Rhode Island Personal Injury Lawyer: Using Expert Witnesses For Significant Injury Cases

December 21st, 2018

In personal injury cases, witnesses provide important evidence towards winning your case.  While “fact witnesses” may testify concerning firsthand knowledge of the facts surrounding a personal injury such as a car accident or slip-and-fall accidents, Rhode Island and Massachusetts law also permits “expert testimony” under certain circumstances.  At the Bottaro Law Firm, we have the […]

3 Tips to Prepare For Your Rhode Island Car Accident Trial

December 4th, 2018

After suffering a personal injury in Rhode Island, you need an experienced top rated law firm willing to fight through trial. We have been blessed with best out of court settlements in part due to our preparation for your car accident case. Here are three best practices for you, our client, and us – your […]

Rhode Island Personal Injury Law: Picking a Jury

November 30th, 2018

What are the best practices for selecting a jury in a Rhode Island personal injury trial? When our lawyers go to state court, it is important to know the law in impaneling a jury. Here are five practice pointers: Know Rhode Island Laws: 9-10-11 et. seq. This is where you will find the law on […]

You’ve Won Your RI Jury Trial – Now What?

February 27th, 2015

It seems like a simple concept but requires a careful look at the laws.  After spending weeks – perhaps months – preparing for a Rhode Island jury trial, you’ve won a verdict.  Now how much will you get paid, and how do you get an enforceable judgment? How Much Will My RI Judgment Total? When […]

What Type of “Statement” May Be Used for Impeachment at Trial?

February 17th, 2015

When a witness testifies at trial, the other side may try to impeach his or her credibility with a statement made before trial that was inconsistent with the testimony.  But sometimes there is confusion on what type of “statement” a jury may see or hear for this limited purpose.  Let’s say a police officer writes […]

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