What Happens If I am in a Car Accident With the Company Vehicle?

April 13th, 2021

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 dive deeper into this issue about what happens if you have sustained personal injuries […]

$250,000.00 Maximum Personal Injury Massachusetts Car Accident Settlement

October 1st, 2020

$250,000.00 Maximum Personal Injury Massachusetts Car Accident Settlement 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, I am blogging about one of my […]

March is Eye Safety Month

March 23rd, 2015

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 of basic eye protection. As a result, March has been designated as Eye Safety Month […]

RI Workers’ Comp Exclusive Remedy Provision

January 29th, 2015

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 to injured workers.  But, it has limitations. Receiving workers’ comp benefits will prevent you from bringing personal injury and […]