Category: Mediation

Client’s permanent scars after surgeries

Did you know that knee injuries can occur in car accidents? These personal injuries can be painful and result in surgery. In today’s blog, I want to recount a recent personal injury settlement victory for my client, a nice woman from Charlestown, RI … Continue reading

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If you have a personal injury case such as a car accident or slip and fall, you may be wondering if mediation is right for your case. Mediation is a form of dispute resolution. It is a voluntary process in … Continue reading

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As I write this, our law firm has 6 personal injury cases on pre-trial calendars between Rhode Island and Massachusetts and many more approaching trial in litigation. I have been fortunate in my career to try jury trial cases to verdict … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading


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 … Continue reading

Warwick RI Client With Herniated Disc Settles Car Accident Case

Did you know that if you have past back pain and suffer worsening injuries in a car crash you may have a case?  Personal injury attorney Mike Bottaro recently fought to achieve justice for his client in this type of … Continue reading

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Like arbitration, mediation is another method of alternative dispute resolution. Mediation is an informal process that is intended to bring two parties together to clear up misunderstandings, disclose concerns, and reach a resolution. The mediation process takes place in a private and … Continue reading

In several personal injury cases, we go to mediation, and clients often have many questions about what it is and how it fits into the case: What is mediation, what actually happens there and how do you prepare for it? … Continue reading