Rhode Island and Massachusetts Personal Injury Law: Spinal Cord Injuries

November 21st, 2018

With your spinal cord being part of the central nervous system, injuries to this part of your body should be taken seriously. These types of personal injuries can happen from a lot of things, including car accidents and slip and fall accidents. Different Types of Spinal Cord Injuries Before knowing the different types of injuries, […]

Rhode Island Personal Injury Lawyer Practice: Electric Scooter Claims And Electric Bike Claims

November 7th, 2018

Have you noticed that massive for-profit electric scooter companies, Bird and Lime, have invaded Providence, Rhode Island lately?  Our personal injury firm is investigating and actively taking personal injury claims involving Rhode Island personal injuries from scooter use. Bird and Lime Scooters and Bikes: Backed by Big Money Across The Country And Now In Rhode […]

Personal Injury Law: Best Practices On Motorcycle Accidents With Product Liability Defects

August 10th, 2018

A motorcycle accident in Rhode Island and Massachusetts can cause serious personal injuries.  Did you know that in addition to pursuing an at fault driver, our law firm can investigate whether a defect caused your crash? You may be entitled to compensation in these circumstances. Motorcycle Defect Personal Injury Case: What You Need To Know […]

Understanding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

July 6th, 2018

When people get into any type of accident, the main priority people worry about are their physical injuries. There are many types of injuries that can occur from an accident that need to get check right away so they don’t worsen over time. These are extremely important to focus on, but taking a minute to […]

Motorcyclist Killed in Collision with RIPTA Bus in Providence

June 26th, 2018

On June 25, a 24-year-old man was killed in Rhode Island after he collided with a RIPTA bus while driving his motorcycle at Allens Ave and Public Street. According to the Providence Journal, The police and rescue workers responded to the scene around 5pm, where the motorcyclist was taken to Rhode Island Hospital less than […]

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 […]

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