Rhode Island Personal Injury Lawyer
The Bottaro Law Firm, LLC100 Midway Road
Cranston, Rhode Island 02920
(401) 383-5007 or(866) 529-9700
(401) 383 - 5005
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Law Firm Overview FREE CONSULTATIONThe Bottaro Law Firm, LLC is an experienced law firm based in Rhode Island. We limit our practice solely to the field of personal injury law.
Let us put our experience to work for you. Personal injuries, whether through an act of medical malpractice or a more routine auto accident, involve complex issues of insurance law. Without the right type of personal injury lawyer, insurance companies simply will not treat you fairly. Mike has formerly represented insurance companies and has since fought them for over a decade. He is intimately familiar with their techniques (tricks). Before founding the firm, Mike served as an appellate judicial law clerk and worked at other prominent personal injury law firms.
Mike has been recognized by his peers. He has achieved an “AV” rating from the prestigious Martindale Hubbell legal directory, the highest rating available. He has also been selected (thrice) as Rhode Island’s “Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice Rising Star” through Super Lawyers as published in Rhode Island Monthly Magazine. Mike also has received the highest rating available from the independent lawyer rating site Avvo.
Languages: Spanish, Portuguese.
Areas of Law
Additional Areas of Law: Distracted Driving; Texting and Driving; Emergency Room Errors; Missed Diagnoses; Prescription Errors; Delayed Diagnoses; Lack of Informed Consent; Anesthesia Errors; Misdiagnosis; Gastric Bypass Errors; Vaccine Injury; Shoulder Injury; Personal Injury With Alcohol Or Drugs; Traumatic Brain Injury; Dangerous Drugs; Dog Bite; Head Injury; Unemployment Benefits; Misclassification of Job; Off-road ATV Accidents.
Areas of Law Description
The Bottaro Law Firm, LLC provides legal representation and services in the following areas of practice:
- Motorcycle Accidents
At The Bottaro Law Firm, LLC, we will quickly speak and meet with you at no cost. We will move towards investigating the accident and pursuing your case at no cost to you unless we win. Rhode Island motorcycle attorney Mike Bottaro has worked for insurance companies and knows their tricks.
- Car Accidents
If you have been injured in a Rhode Island or Massachusetts auto accident, you need an experienced RI personal injury lawyer immediately to help you recover and represent your rights. Insurance companies simply do not play fair. We are Rhode Island and Massachusetts auto accident lawyers who understand this experience and have literally helped many others in your position. Personal injury is what we do and car accidents are the most common form of personal injury.
- Truck and Bus Accidents
If you have been involved in a Rhode Island trucking accident or Massachusetts trucking accident, or a Rhode Island bus accident, or a Massachusetts bus accident, you need help. These trucks are subject to federal law requirements and are typically insured through specialty insurance companies. We can help investigate the causes of a truck accident and strive to hold the at fault party accountable for, among other things, any breach in safety regulations. These cases present special challenges and you need experience on your side.
- Boating Accident
A boating accident lawyer is a valuable resource to help you pursue a claim for relief if you have experienced personal injury resulting from boating negligence. We have experience litigating these claims and can use the appropriate governing law to achieve just compensation.
- Medical Malpractice
Medical malpractice can result in serious, life changing events. These cases require special attention to detail. At our firm, we only accept a small percentage of medical malpractice cases. To properly investigate these cases involves time and money. Mike closely reviews the facts found in your medical records and consults with experts in the relevant medical field. We work to obtain compensation for medical malpractice victims.
- Birth Injuries
You should understand that some of the most common forms of debilitating birth injury are shoulder dystocia, brachial plexus palsy, Erb’s palsy, and Klumpke’s palsy. Other common birth injuries include prenatal asphyxia and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (“HIE”). These injuries may be caused by medical malpractice during the birthing process resulting in nerve damage and reduced motor function.
- Nursing Home Negligence
Please be aware that there are a number of state and federal laws and regulations that govern nursing facilities. These cases present challenges that are quite different from other types of personal injury cases. You need a lawyer in your corner who has experience handling cases against nursing homes. We have experience in investigating these matters and, where appropriate, pursuing litigation
- Brain Injury
Brain injuries occur when an external trauma injures the brain. TBI can result in numerous cognitive, social, physical, and emotional deficits. Our firm is a supporting member of the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island.
- Wrongful Death
The law regarding Rhode Island and Massachusetts wrongful death involves application of statutory law and aspects of Probate law. Whether the death arises from an act of medical or nursing home negligence, a car accident, defective product, or other situation, The Bottaro Law Firm can help.
- Premises Liability
Our personal injury practice includes the investigation, and where appropriate, the pursuit of premises liability cases, sometimes known as slip and fall lawyer cases. The term “premises liability” refers to injuries and damages occurring on another’s property. These cases can arise where a landowner or tenant fail to maintain the property in a safe manner or fail to warn another of a dangerous condition on the property.
- Product Liability
If you have been injured due to a defective drug or product, you need an experienced product liability lawyer who will fight for you against much larger, well-financed defendants. Let us put our local knowledge of the Rhode Island and Massachusetts court system to work for your product liability claim.
- Social Security Disability
Have you applied for, and been denied, SSDI benefits, then you may have a right to appeal such a decision. But beware – there time limits that apply. Do not delay or you may risk losing your right to an appeal. We will work with your doctors and the Social Security Administration to ensure that your SSDI case is properly presented to the government. Remember, we earn our attorney’s fee only if we are successful in obtaining you benefits and only out of the retroactive amount awarded at the reduced rate of 25%.
- Workers Compensation
If you have suffered an injury while on the job, then you may have a claim for workers’ compensation, sometimes referred to as “work comp.” The Rhode Island workers’ compensation and Massachusetts workers’ compensation systems have been set up by statute to provide assistance for workers injured in the course and scope of their employment. Prompt medical attention and payments are two of the goals of this system.
- Insurance Bad Faith
Our practice includes insurance disputes including bad faith understand that these cases involve serious misconduct by insurance companies. Policyholders pay premiums for financial security as set forth in their insurance policy. Insurance policies are considered a contract between the insurer and insured. Insurance companies must honor that contract and act in good faith towards their customers, the insured. After all, the insured has honored its end of the agreement by paying premiums to that insurance company.
Mr. Michael R. Bottaro
Insurance, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability
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