Rhode Island Slip and Fall Lawyer: Case Success

October 2nd, 2018

Did you know that if you are injured on another’s property, you may have important legal rights? Property owners have a duty to keep their premises free from dangerous conditions.  This area of the law is known as premises liability law and one type of such a case is typically referred to as a “slip […]

First Day of Fall: National Falls Prevention Day

September 21st, 2018

Today might be the official first day of fall, but a slip and fall can happen all days of the year. On September 22nd, the 10th annual “National Falls Prevention Awareness Day” begins, which is sponsored by the National Council on Aging. How to Prevent a Slip and Fall Slip and falls are one of […]

Rhode Island Slip and Fall Law Tips

September 5th, 2018

If you have suffered injury from a slip, trip, or other injury while on another’s property in Rhode Island, you may have important legal rights. Injuries can happen even while you are on the property of a person or company that is dear to you.  Our law firm has experience in addressing these injuries with […]

Attorney Mike Bottaro Quoted in Lawyer Newspaper

June 29th, 2018

Lawyers Newspaper Quotes Attorney Mike Bottaro On Recent Personal Decision Supreme Court Decision When a recent personal injury case came down from the Rhode Island Supreme Court, a respected lawyer’s newspaper looked to Attorney Mike Bottaro for comment. Rhode Island Supreme Court Slip and Fall Decision In Dent v. PRRC, Inc., No. 2016-129 Appeal, the […]

Don’t Let Slippery Conditions Take You Down

December 19th, 2017

In our last blog we discussed how to increase safety while driving during the winter months. But driving is not the only activity you have to be mindful of. Walking outside during a wintry mix is also quite dangerous and can lead to some serious injuries. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, slip and […]

Part 1 in Our Brain Injury Awareness Series: The Effects of Brain Injuries Associated With Slip and Fall Accidents Everyone Should Know

March 24th, 2017

We can all agree that a slip and fall can be embarrassing, painful, and traumatic. Did you know, in some cases, a slip and fall could lead to brain injury? If you hit your head when you fall, brain injury is a critical risk. In fact, a leading cause of brain injury is indeed by […]

Five Deadly Sins that Can Wreck Your Slip and Fall Case

March 3rd, 2017

A fall can be very embarrassing, painful, and traumatic. If you are a victim of a slip and fall in Rhode Island, there are five things that could jeopardize any case and related compensation. Be sure to follow these cautionary tips in the event you experience a slip and fall. 1. Failing to report it. Don’t […]

Is Your Slip & Fall Your Fault?

September 24th, 2015

Attorneys Proving Slip-n-Fall Liability for Victims in RI and MA If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, it is easy to point the blame at yourself. You are the one who fell, after all, so aren’t you really the one who is responsible? In many cases, the answer to this question […]

Injuries on Snow or Ice: Who’s at Fault?

February 9th, 2015

As we navigate another cold and slippery winter in New England, it is important to understand the premises liability laws regarding snow, ice, and other natural hazards. While many assume that weather-related accidents and injuries are no one’s fault but Mother Nature’s, this simply isn’t the case in some circumstances. If you have been injured […]

Who Is Liable for Slip and Fall Injuries to Guests and Trespassers?

December 1st, 2014

Did you get injured on property owned by another and wonder whether the landlowner or landlord was negligent?  Let’s take a closer look at the RI premises liability law and how it may apply to you. Duties to Trespassers and Guests Rhode Island law distinguishes a landowner’s duties to trespassers and invited guests. A landowner owes a duty […]

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