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 […]

10 Steps All Pedestrians Should Follow

July 6th, 2015

Legal Assistance for Injured Pedestrians in MA and RI When it comes to transportation, individuals have a variety of options for getting from one location to the next. At some point, however, each one of us has little choice but to walk or run to our final destination. While drivers and passengers in cars and […]

Bicycle Safety Rules for This Spring

April 2nd, 2015

With spring right around the corner, we know that many people are checking their tire pressure, replacing their brake pads, and getting ready to hit the road on their bicycles. Whether for commuting, fun, exercise, or competition, the Rhode Island roadways see an influx of bicycle riders this time each year. Cycling can be a […]

RI Personal Injury Lawyer: Stacking RI Insurance When the At Fault Party Does Not Have Enough Insurance

March 11th, 2015

Were you injured a RI car accident, and then learned that the at fault party – the person who caused the accident – had insurance, but not enough to cover your losses? You may still have recourse with underinsured motorist coverage. RI Car Insurance Requirements By law, when driving in Rhode Island you must have […]

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