Category: Workers’ Comp

What legal rights might you have after a loved one passes away while on the job?  Recently, a construction worker passed away after a wall collapsed on him at a worksite.  That case illustrates today’s topic here, but under Rhode … Continue reading

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Did you know that you have the right to recover your lost wages in your personal injury case? Here is some basic information on what you need to know about recovering lost wages after a personal injury such as a car … Continue reading

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Have you ever experienced a life-changing event in a flash of a moment?  For my client, who also became my friend, one moment of carelessness by a co-worker has forever changed his life. Our client was a middle-aged former college … Continue reading

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Involved in a car accident, slip and fall, or some other type of personal injury situation? You need to educate yourself to understand some basic terminology that we personal injury lawyers use and I will do that in today’s blog! What … Continue reading

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If you are involved in a Rhode Island or Massachusetts car accident while driving a company vehicle, there are special legal issues that likely apply. You should contact me right away before speaking with any insurance or company official. Today, let’s … Continue reading

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If you suspect you have a Rhode Island worker’s compensation claim, it is in your best interest to hire an attorney. Worker’s comp claims that result in serious injuries become complicated quickly. Hiring an experienced legal team, such as the … Continue reading

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Did you know that if you are injured in a car crash while on the job, the law provides that you may recover both workers compensation benefits and personal injury benefits? This is personal injury lawyer Mike Bottaro and today, … Continue reading

Every day, approximately 2,000 workers in the United States suffer eye injuries on the job. However, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reports that up to 90% of these injuries may be avoidable simply with the use … Continue reading

If you were injured on the job, Rhode Island’s workers compensation system is set up to pay you lost wages and medical payments without having to show the cause of your injuries. This is a “no fault” insurance system intended to speed up payment … Continue reading