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North Smithfield

Personal Injury Lawyers in North Smithfield, RI

Mike Bottaro car accident attorney

When you have been the victim of an accident in North Smithfield, you should not have to bear the financial consequences of injuries you suffered because of someone else’s careless actions. You may have the right to recover compensation for your losses.

Pursuing compensation through a personal injury claim does not always come easy. Because of that, you deserve the help of an experienced North Smithfield personal injury lawyer to protect your rights and seek fair and full compensation for the harm you have endured.

The attorneys of Bottaro Injury Lawyers have dedicated their careers to representing accident victims in North Smithfield and throughout Rhode Island. We only handle injury cases, which has allowed us to develop extensive experience in personal injury law. Our attorneys’ knowledge is reflected in our track record, which includes recovering millions in compensation for our clients.

Our firm’s No Fee Guarantee provides peace of mind when you’re recovering from an accident. You pay nothing until we win compensation for you in your case.

Contact Us Today

If you’ve been hurt in an accident in North Smithfield, you should “Get to Know Mike Bottaro!” Reach out to Bottaro Injury Lawyers for a free initial case review to learn more about your legal rights and options from a North Smithfield personal injury lawyer with our team.

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Common Types of Personal Injury Cases We Handle

At Bottaro Injury Lawyers, our experienced North Smithfield personal injury attorneys represent clients in cases including:

  • Camp Lejeune water contamination – If you were stationed at Camp Lejeune between 1953 and 1987 – or if you lived there as part of a military family or worked there as a civilian employee – you might have been exposed to dangerous water contamination. Our Camp Lejeune water contamination attorney can review the circumstances of your claim and help identify which legal avenue might provide you with the best possible chance at recovering compensation for your medical expenses. For youears, our local lawyers have supported our military families while fighting for the injured. You get a caring, fierce advocate on your side when you call or text us 24/7 here in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
  • Car accidents – Our experienced lawyers advocate for injured drivers and passengers who have been hurt by careless drivers. We can also help you in your car accident claim when you need to file claims with your own insurer for MedPay coverage or uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage.
  • Motorcycle accidents – We fight to protect the rights and interests of motorcycle riders injured by negligent drivers or hurt in accidents caused by dangerous or defective roads. When you have suffered catastrophic injuries or disabilities, let us pursue the financial resources you need and deserve.
  • Trucking accidents – If you have been involved in an accident with a commercial truck, you don’t have to face the large trucking companies and their insurers on your own. Our experienced lawyers will thoroughly investigate your case to determine what caused the accident and who should be held responsible for compensating you for your injuries and losses.
  • Bicycle accidents – If you were hit by a driver while riding your bike, we can help you hold the negligent driver accountable and compensate you for the severe injuries you suffered.
  • Pedestrian accidents – We believe in ensuring that our streets remain safe for pedestrians. That’s why we vigorously pursue justice against careless or reckless drivers whose conduct puts pedestrians at risk of devastating, life-altering injuries.
  • Bus accidents – Our firm can help you pursue compensation against public bus operators, such as public transit agencies or school districts. Our firm also represents clients injured in accidents involving charter, shuttle, or intercity buses.
  • Boating accidents – We advocate for clients injured by negligent or reckless boat operators, including in accidents involving privately owned boats and watercraft, charter boats, pleasure cruise boats, and ferries.
  • Dangerous premises – When property owners neglect their duty to keep their premises free of unreasonably dangerous conditions, our lawyers will do what it takes to seek compensation for the expenses and losses that our clients sustained.
  • Slip and falls – If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall on someone else’s property and the owner or manager is to blame, let us hold them accountable for your medical bills, lost wages, and other personal harm. Examples of negligence include untreated snow and ice, spilled liquids, and otherwise slippery floors or walkways.
  • Dog bites – Even the most seemingly well-behaved dog or other pet can suddenly bite or attack someone. If somebody else’s pet has injured you, we can help you recover compensation for your medical bills and other losses from the homeowners’ or renters’ insurance policy of the animal’s owner.
  • Nursing home abuse and neglect – If you have a loved one in a nursing home who has suffered serious injuries or medical harm due to abuse or neglect, our firm can help your loved one and your family pursue financial compensation. We will also demand accountability and justice from nursing home operators to help ensure that other residents do not become victims of abuse or neglect.
  • Dangerous products – Manufacturers must ensure that they put only safe products onto the market. When dangerous and defective goods injure innocent consumers, Bottaro Injury Lawyers will fight to hold manufacturers responsible when dangerous and defective goods injure innocent consumers.
  • Wrongful death – If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence, recklessness, or legal fault of another party, we can help your family pursue compensation for your financial losses and a measure of justice on your loved one’s behalf.
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Standing Strong for Accident Victims in North Smithfield

The attorneys of Bottaro Injury Lawyers believe that injured accident victims deserve dedicated, vigorous legal representation to advocate for their rights and interests. When you turn to our firm after being injured in an accident in North Smithfield, you can expect us to:

  • Leave no stone unturned in investigating the underlying facts and circumstances of your injury, securing critical evidence we can use in your case.
  • Take the time to understand your needs, goals, and concerns, and to discuss your rights and options as well as the personal injury claim process.
  • Document your injuries and losses to make sure we pursue a full financial recovery for you.
  • Identify all parties that can be held liable for your injuries.
  • Retain expert witnesses where needed to persuasively explain technical aspects of your accident claim.
  • File your claim with the at-fault parties and relevant insurers.
  • Aggressively pursue a negotiated settlement that can provide you with fair and full compensation.
  • Take your claims to court and pursue your case all the way to trial if necessary.

Demanding Full Value for Your Personal Injury Case

At Bottaro Injury Lawyers, a North Smithfield personal injury lawyer is ready to fight to recover the full value of your personal injury case, which may include:

  • Costs of medical treatment, including emergency care, surgeries and other procedures, physical and occupational therapy, and prescription medications
  • Long-term care expenses if you sustain permanent disabilities that impact your ability to take care of daily tasks of living
  • Loss of wages or income when you miss work while recovering from your injuries
  • Loss of future earning ability, along with lost employment benefits like insurance or pensions, if you are partially or totally disabled from working in gainful employment
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of enjoyment and quality of life due to visible scarring and disfigurement, disabilities interfering with daily activities, or reduced life expectancy caused by your injuries

Time Is Limited to File a Personal Injury Claim

If you have a personal injury claim in North Smithfield, you have limited time to begin pursuing your right to compensation. In Rhode Island, the statute of limitations requires you to file a personal injury lawsuit within three years of the date that you suffered your injuries.

If you file suit after this three-year period has passed, the party or parties from whom you are seeking compensation will likely file a motion with the court to dismiss your case as untimely. If granted, you will lose your opportunity to seek financial recovery for your injuries.

Tips for Protecting Your Rights After an Accident in North Smithfield

When you have been involved in an accident in North Smithfield, you need to act quickly to protect your rights and options for pursuing a personal injury claim. You can do so by taking the following steps:

  • Document the accident and your injuries, ideally right afterward, by using a cell phone to take photos or video.
  • See a doctor as soon as possible to get examined for any injuries you sustained.
  • Follow your doctor’s and other healthcare providers’ treatment instructions and recommendations. Do not delay or put off recommended care.
  • Retain bills, invoices, and receipts for expenses you incur due to the accident and your injuries. Also, have copies of your pay stub or other income statements if you missed time from work after the accident.
  • Keep a journal to document your recovery from your injuries, focusing on the pain and the difficulties that your injuries and medical treatment caused you.
  • Contact a North Smithfield personal injury lawyer from Bottaro Injury Lawyers as soon as possible to go over the next steps to take in pursuing your rights.

Talk to a North Smithfield Personal Injury Attorney Now

If you have been injured in an accident through no fault of your own in North Smithfield, Rhode Island, you deserve financial recovery for your losses. Contact Bottaro Injury Lawyers today for a free initial consultation to talk with a North Smithfield personal injury attorney. Our firm is ready to pursue justice and financial compensation in your personal injury case.