Rather Be Safe Than Sorry – National Safety Month

June 12th, 2018

It may be fun and exciting to live on the edge sometimes and be daring, but being safe is always the most important thing. The month of June marks National Safety Month, so the Bottaro Law Firm wants to make sure you enjoy your summer with these summer activity safety tips. Bells and Whistles Bicyclists […]

Motorcycle Awareness Month – Safety Tips For You

May 1st, 2018

Our office handles motorcycle crashes and since May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month it’s important to keep in mind safety precautions before you hop on your bike for the first ride of the season. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcyclist deaths occur 27 times more frequently than fatalities in other vehicles. […]

What You Should Know About Motorcycle Safety

December 3rd, 2017

Compared to motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents are almost always more devastating and dangerous due to the lack of protection motorcycle riders have. While vehicles give drivers and passengers the added protection of being enclosed with airbags and seat belts, motorcyclists only have the security of their helmets. Motorcycle Statistics According to the National Highway […]

Motorcycle Crash Settlement Pays $660,000.00 for Our Client’s Debilitating Knee Injuries

May 23rd, 2017

Our 61-year old client, “Darrin,” suffered a life-altering motorcycle crash on a clear, summer morning in July, 2014.  Two and a half years later, on the eve of trial, the Defendant’s insurer agreed to compensate Darrin $660,000.00 for his debilitating injuries, chronic disability, and pain and suffering. The Crash The crash occurred on a busy […]

Damages in RI Wrongful Death Cases With Multiple Defendants

April 27th, 2017

Wrongful Death Cases Require a $250,000 Minimum in Rhode Island How much can the surviving beneficiaries of a person who dies from wrongful acts expect to receive at trial?  Rhode Island law requires a $250,000 minimum recovery for successful wrongful death claimants.  The Wrongful Death statute at R.I. Gen. Laws Section 10-7-2, provides: “Whenever any […]

Recent Wrentham MA Crash Shows Dangers Facing Motorcyclists

August 17th, 2016

MA and RI Attorneys with Years of Experience Representing Motorcycle Crash Victims When it comes to collisions involving motorcycles and automobiles, the motorcycle – and those on it – generally sustain the bulk of the damage and injuries. That was certainly the case recently in a July 2016, Wrentham, MA accident that resulted in the […]

Motorcycles Can Be Great Fun; But Be Careful!

March 4th, 2016

Experienced and Compassionate Attorneys Serving Motorcycle Victims across RI & MA While motorcycles make for lots of fun, unfortunately, they can be deadly. According to a study published last year by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 4,500 persons are killed in motorcycle accidents each year. According to NHTSA, the statistics have […]

Motorcycle Helmet Fact Sheet

September 10th, 2015

Attorneys Serving Motorcycle Accident Victims in Massachusetts and Rhode Island Are you looking for information on motorcycle helmets and motorcycle helmet safety? If so, check out our fact sheet below. Facts and Statistics on Motorcycle Helmet Safety Laws on Riders’ Use of Motorcycle Helmets – Currently, 19 states have laws requiring all motorcycle riders to […]

Alcohol & Motorcycles = Bad Combination

August 10th, 2015

Attorneys Serving Victims of Drunk Motorcycle Riders in Massachusetts and Rhode Island According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 27% of motorcycle accident fatalities involved riders whose blood alcohol content (BAC) exceeded 0.08%. Being that motorcycle driving is inherently more dangerous than driving a vehicle – resulting in a fatality 16 times more […]

Using Motorcycle Helmets to Their Maximum Benefit

July 15th, 2015

MA and RI Attorneys Serving Motorcycle Crash Victims A helmet is the most important piece of equipment a rider can have while using their motorcycle. While we hope your helmet is never tested in a crash, we want to be sure you are fully protected if anything were to happen. What Can a Helmet Do […]

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