Fall River Personal Injury Law Digest: Mass. PIP and MedPay Part II

November 15th, 2013 | Insurance

The facts of Golchin v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., 950 N.E. 2d 853 (Mass. 2011) provide an example of how Personal Injury Protection (PIP), MedPay, and health insurance work with one another under a Massachusetts standard auto insurance policy. In Golchin, the Plaintiff incurred over $100,000 in medical expenses after a car accident. She had… Read More

Fall River Personal Injury Law Digest: Mass. PIP and MedPay Part I

November 13th, 2013 | Insurance

Who pays for what after a Massachusetts auto accident? As a Massachusetts car accident lawyer, this is a frequent question.  In this Part 1 of our two part blog series, we examine the proper payment of medical expenses after a Mass. auto accident as explained by the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts in Golchin v… Read More

Pawtucket Personal Injury Lawyer: Tired Truckers

November 7th, 2013 | Trucking accidents

Truckers typically get paid per mile that they drive, which gives them an incentive to drive as many miles as they can in a day.  Many of these truckers have families to support and bills to pay, so it’s natural to that many of them might want to sacrifice some sleep in order to earn… Read More

Mike Bottaro Notches 5th “Super Lawyer” Peer Recognition

October 31st, 2013 | Press release

In its November 2013 issue, Rhode Island Monthly magazine published the annual Rhode Island Super Lawyer selections. For the fifth straight year, Mike Bottaro has been recognized by other Rhode Island lawyers for his expertise in Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law.  Super Lawyers is: “… a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice… Read More

Providence Car Accident Lawyer: Arbitration in Car Accident Claims

October 28th, 2013 | Car accident

Experienced Injury Attorney Processes Claims for Accident Victims in Rhode Island and Massachusetts Resolving an injury claim is a process that can take a significant amount of time. It’s not uncommon for a RI car accident claim to take years to reach resolution once a claim has reached the litigation stage. This can be a… Read More

Warwick Personal Injury Lawyer: Discovering Facebook Posts

October 26th, 2013 | Personal injury

Experienced Rhode Island Injury Attorney Explains how Social Media can Affect your Case The rules of profiles on social networking sites, like Facebook, being discoverable and used as evidence are continuing to evolve and become more settled. While there are limits to what a court would allow, it seems like the trend is to allow… Read More

Cranston Car Accident Lawyer News: Texting Zones in NY

October 18th, 2013 | Distracted driving

Texting and Driving Attorney Fighting for Victims in Rhode Island and Massachusetts Recently, New York announced it would implement “Texting Zones” along highways in which drivers can pull over and use their phones to text. No new areas are being built, however, instead, NY is simply putting up signs saying “Texting Zone” that lead drivers… Read More

RI Personal Injury Lawyer Bottaro Wins Important Consumer Victory Over MetLife

October 13th, 2013 | Insurance

Experienced Rhode Island Personal Injury Attorney Takes on Big Insurance – and Wins! I am pleased to report a victory for one of our clients in a Rhode Island bad faith lawsuit filed against Metropolitan Casualty Insurance Company (“MetLife”). This settlement will stop what we alleged to be MetLife’s illegal practices relating to all its… Read More

Rhode Island Slip and Fall Law News: Premises Liability

October 10th, 2013 | Slip and fall

Premises Liability Attorney Protecting Victims in Rhode Island   In Rhode Island, the area of law known as “premises liability” can help protect those who suffer serious injury while on the property of another.  Serious injuries can occur when people slip and fall, trip and fall, or are otherwise injured in similar circumstances.   As… Read More

Pawtucket RI Personal Injury Lawyer: Accident Reports Update

October 3rd, 2013 | Personal injury

Car Accident Attorney Explains Recent Changes in DMV Requirements for Rhode Island Residents For many years, the State of Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles  had required RI car accident victims to file a detailed accident report.  Effective immediately, RI DMV has “changed its policy and no longer requires” motorists to file the Motor Vehicle… Read More

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