How much is your personal injury case worth?

April 9th, 2018

Attorney Mike Bottaro discusses how the Bottaro Law team evaluates personal injury cases to help injured people like you get maximum compensation. When determining the value of your case, it’s important to consider a few factors. First, you must establish the at-fault party. Second, you’ll need to prove how the negligent party caused your injury […]

Vicarious Liability and Respondeat Superior

March 6th, 2018

Did you know that a person who is not involved in an accident can still be held liable? The doctrine of vicarious liability dictates that in certain situations, one person or entity should be held liable for the acts or omissions of another person or entity. Thus, vicarious liability means that one person is liable […]

The Dangers of Drones

February 27th, 2018

Drones or “unmanned aircraft systems” (UAS) are more popular than ever. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), in January 2016 more than 300,000 people had registered their drones in compliance with its new drone registration rule. The FAA’s registration rule that took effect in December 2015 mandated that all drones in the United States […]

Tort Reform & Personal Injury

January 26th, 2018

Before we get into the discussion of tort reform, it’s important for you to understand what a tort is. A tort is a wrongful act that injures or interferes with another’s person or property. Torts can be either intentional or negligent. As you know, the Bottaro Law Firm focuses on personal injury claims which are […]

Why Medical Records Are Important For Your Personal Injury Claim

January 17th, 2018

In our last blog I discussed how to read your MRI results to know if you have a viable personal injury. In today’s blog I will discuss why having MRI results and medical records are so important for your personal injury claim, as well as the consequences of not having those records. 4 Elements of […]

Chronic Pain – What is it?

October 23rd, 2017

We invited our friends at OrthoCore Physical Therapy to give people a simplified explanation of the very complicated process that is pain. There are a lot of people who don’t understand why something hurts. In this article they will tell you about pain and why you should care (think Fresh Prince). What Is Pain? First, […]

Hoverboards: Safety Risks and Legal Claims

January 13th, 2016

Experienced Attorneys Assisting Hoverboard Injury Victims throughout MA & RI Hoverboards were one of the most popular Christmas gifts in 2015, for kids and adults. But they have come under intense scrutiny for two startling reasons: 1) potential fire hazards when charging these devices, and 2) personal injuries resulting from falls and collisions. What is […]

What to Do After a Hit-and-Run Accident

September 3rd, 2015

Knowledgeable Lawyers Serving Hit-and-Run Accident Victims across RI and MA Being involved in a vehicle collision can be an extremely stressful experience. Fortunately, in most cases the at-fault driver stays at the scene so that you get their contact information and pursue a claim for compensation. But, what if they flee the scene? What can […]

Obtaining Compensation After a Bus Accident

August 13th, 2015

Helping Bus Accident Victims Getting Compensation Public transportation can be a great means of getting around. Not only does it minimize harmful emissions, but it also allows you to work while riding and it keeps traffic to a minimal, all of which leads to safer roads. However, public transport comes with its own hazards, as […]

Pedestrian Safety After an Accident

July 20th, 2015

Pedestrian Accident and Legal Course of Action in Massachusetts and Rhode Island While all accidents that occur on the road are scary, accidents that involve pedestrians hit by a car, truck, or motorcycle are the most unfortunate. Because individuals who are walking, jogging, running, or hiking do not have the protection of a vehicle surrounding […]

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