The Bottaro Law Firm Lends a Helping Hand: DelSesto Middle School

December 14th, 2018

Attorney Mike Bottaro has lent out a helping hand to local Providence middle school, DelSesto Middle School, with their annual winter celebration! Each year around the winter holidays, DelSesto Middle School holds an annual “Winter Celebration” in their school gymnasium. This is open to all students and family members of the school, where they can […]

Attorney Mike Bottaro Lends a Helping Hand to April Vallier

July 20th, 2018

July Helping Hands – April Vallier Sometimes, the only way we are able to view the brightest stars are when they are falling from the sky. A few days ago, personal injury attorney Mike Bottaro paired up with ABC 6 to meet one of these stars, April Vallier, and her family, to give them a […]

Bike Crashes, Wrongful Death, And The Law

July 10th, 2018

Have you ever had trouble seeing a bicyclist while driving? Summertime brings with it an opportunity for cycling enthusiasts to get on the open road but can also create dangers leading to personal injury. At the Bottaro Law Firm, we have helped many unfortunate victims struck while biking in bike accidents throughout Rhode Island and […]

The Bottaro Law Firm Lends a Helping Hand to the Toll Gate High School Mock Trial Team

May 29th, 2018

“The number one rule when you step into the court is that it all happens before you step into the court,” was one of the many pieces of advice that the Toll Gate High School Mock Trial team received from Attorney Mike Bottaro. In preparation for their trip to Nationals, the Toll Gate Mock Trial […]

How The Bipartisan Budget Act Affected Medicaid Recipients

February 13th, 2018

As a jointly funded federal and state health insurance program for low-income individuals and families, Medicaid covers children, the elderly, blind, disabled, and other people who are eligible to receive federally funded assisted income maintenance payments. Additionally, Medicaid will cover a beneficiary’s medical bills when that person sustains personal injuries due to someone else’s negligence. […]

Credibility of Witnesses in Negligence Claims

February 2nd, 2018

When a case goes to trail both parties want to have credible witnesses. Witness credibility is important because it can make or break a case and influence the jury’s decision. To determine if your witness is credible you should look to a few deciding factors such as the witness’s accuracy, demeanor, lack of bias, and […]

Removal – State to Federal Court

January 30th, 2018

Removal refers to the transfer of a civil action from state trial court to federal district court. Although the plaintiff is normally the master of the complaint and gets to choose what forum to file suit in, the defendant also gets a say in the matter. Removal allows a defendant to remove certain cases filed […]

Multimillion Dollar Jury Award for Local DOT Supervisor Killed on Highway

June 22nd, 2015

Compassionate Attorney Serving the Families of Wrongful Death Victims Across RI and MA In October 2014, a Hartford, Connecticut jury awarded nearly $7.3 million to the estate of Daniel DiNardi, a construction worker who was hit on the side of the road while performing cleanup work. DOT Supervisor Struck on Route 8 near Waterbury, CT […]

Reminder: Scholarship Applications Due May 1, 2015

April 21st, 2015

On February 17, 2015, we announced the Bottaro Law Firm’s “Don’t Text & Drive” Scholarship. The application window is still open, and we encourage all undergraduate students to apply before the May 1, 2015 deadline. The $1,000.00 scholarship will be awarded to one deserving student on June 1 for the Fall 2015 semester. About the […]

RI Senate Passes Ban on Drivers Who Call with Handheld Devices

March 26th, 2015

We applaud the Rhode Island Senate’s recent steps toward joining CT and other states banning handheld cellphone calls while driving.  Senate Bill 0267, sponsored by Sen. Susan Sosnowski, was passed in the RI Senate on March 19 by unanimous vote.  Violators would have to pay $100 unless they can produce  evidence of a hands free […]

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