Rhode Island Personal Injury Attorney: Driving Limits for Habitual Traffic Offenders

May 30th, 2014 | Car accident

How many times should a driver continue to keep his or her license following a traffic violation before the license is revoked? My Providence personal injury law firm looked into a case in which a driver committed her fourteenth traffic violation, resulting in the unfortunate death of a 27-year-old man. In May 2010, Colin Foote… Read More

North Kingstown Wrongful Death Lawyer: Accidental Swimming Pool Deaths

May 28th, 2014 | Injuries

With the start of the summer season, my Rhode Island personal injury law firm is looking into the tragic number of child deaths resulting from homeowner pool safety negligence. According to one U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission report, an average of 390 children drown in pools each year in the United States. The two main… Read More

Providence Bike Accident Lawyer: Motorcycle Accidents in Rhode Island

May 20th, 2014 | Motorcycle accidents

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration motorcyclists are 35 times more likely to experience a deadly accident on the road than those in passenger cars. While many of these accidents can be linked to reckless behavior and motorcycle inexperience, some accidents can be caused at the fault of vehicle… Read More

Mike Bottaro’s 5 Point Guarantee

May 17th, 2014 | Firm news

  MIKE BOTTARO’S 5 POINT GUARANTEE 1. We come to you and walk-ins are always welcome. 2. Same day call back or lunch is on Mike! 3. No answering machines – we are open 24/7! 4. You will receive regular updates on your case! 5. Our exclusive “No Fee Guarantee” means no fees until we… Read More

Warwick Rhode Island Lawyer Mike Bottaro Discusses Atticus Finch

May 15th, 2014 | Firm news

5 Questions for Rhode Island Attorney Mike Bottaro: What led you to law school? I suppose it was a combination of wanting to challenge myself coupled with the people who influenced me instilling notions of fair play and justice. Who were some of these influences? Well, my mom and dad. Both instilled the power of… Read More

Tire Safety Remains A Public Concern

May 7th, 2014 | Product liability

The tire industry is in dire need for change due to a continued problem regarding tire safety and lack of regulation. The issue was brought to the public’s attention after a massive joint recall by Firestone and Ford in 2000 in which approximately 14.4 million tires were recalled. The government connected at least 271 deaths… Read More

Diabetes Drug Found to Increase Risk of Bladder Cancer

April 25th, 2014 | Dangerous drugs

On April 7, 2014, a federal jury in Louisiana revealed that Takeda did not sufficiently warn about bladder cancer risks of using Actos (pioglitazone). Reports suggest that Takeda performed experiments on animals before the drug went to market in 1999, and found an increased risk of bladder cancer when the animals were provided the drug.… Read More

Everything You Should Know About GM’s Ignition Switch Recall

April 15th, 2014 | Recalls

General Motors CEO Mary Barra announced Thursday, April 10, that she placed two GM engineers on paid leave following an ongoing internal investigation into the faulty ignition switches that caused the recall of 2.62 million vehicles worldwide. The ignition switches on several GM models, including the Chevrolet Cobalt, revealed to be faulty as they were… Read More

What Happens If You Are Injured On An Airplane?

April 11th, 2014 | Personal injury

During the week of Easter, many people will be traveling across the country to visit family and take a much-needed vacation. Airplanes will be full of emotion, from those excited to take a break from work to those paralyzed with anxiety. Flights usually make it to their final destinations with little more than a few… Read More

Cranston Law Firm Campaigns to Wipe Out Distracted Driving

April 9th, 2014 | Distracted driving

The Department of Transportation has designated April as “Distracted Driving” Awareness month, a time to remind millions of Americans about the dangers of all types of distracted driving. For the past several years, our Rhode Island personal injury law firm has supported the effort to curb distracted driving. For April 2014, we have created a… Read More

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