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 Case Digest of Burton v. Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Supreme Court held that a 17-year old trespasser on boarded up property who received sulfuric acid burns could not recover against the landowner under the attractive nuisance doctrine, because he appreciated the risk of his reckless actions. Burton v. Rhode Island, 80 A.3d 856 (R.I. 2013).

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 Personal Injuries in the Skies

My Rhode Island personal injury law firm is concerned with the happenings of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 which went missing during the early hours of March 8, 2014.

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 Parent Charged Under the Social Host Law

My personal injury law firm looked into the recent charge of a South Kingstown, RI man under the social host law following an after-prom party he hosted for his child and other underage drinkers, leading to an eighteen year-old needing emergency medical assistance.

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 Tesla Model S a Fire Trap?

Tesla Motors is known for their cutting edge electric vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has given the Tesla Model S a 5-star safety rating in every subcategory without exception, setting a new record for the lowest likelihood of injury to occupants (Tesla Motors).

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 Another Indian Pharmaceutical Recall

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), India's pharmaceutical company Lupin Ltd is recalling 9,210 bottles of the infection-preventing drug Suprax because of a failed purity test in the United States.

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 Rhode Island - Potential Increased Fines for Texting While Driving

My personal injury law firm recently looked into a proposed Rhode Island Senate bill that would raise fines for distracted driving. According to AAA, “3000 Americans are killed each year because of distracted driving, and 25% of all teens that are driving are distracted while behind the wheel.” Recently, Rhode Island Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed has proposed raising the fines for both minors and adults who are caught texting while driving.

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 The da Vinci Robot, More Harm than Good?

The da Vinci surgical robot has been marketed as a breakthrough in making surgery more efficient and less invasive. The da Vinci robot has a sophisticated 3D view camera and four remote control arms, enabling surgeons to perform operations such as hysterectomies and prostatectomies through smaller incisions but with better visibility and precision. The da Vinci robot is currently used in about 1,000 hospitals and hundreds of medical offices across the United States.

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 Personal Injuries Due to Police Brutality

My Rhode Island personal injury law firm recently looked into a case in which the Bridgeport, Connecticut Police Department settled a lawsuit alleging severe brutality during arrest.

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 Rhode Island Motorcycle Accident Law

Here in Rhode Island and Southern Massachusetts, it is motorcycle season and this causes a spike in bike accidents resulting in personal injuries. Here, we review D’Antuono v. Clarendon Nat’l Ins. Co., 620 A.2d 96 (R.I. 1993), a Rhode Island Supreme Court law decision involving a motorcycle accident with personal injuries.

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 Rhode Island Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Case Digest Malpractice Insurance

Medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys practicing in Rhode Island should be aware of a recent state Supreme Court decision that is helpful for our state’s consumers.

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 Rhode Island Car Accidents and Ride Sharing

Consumers should be aware of the rising popularity of ride sharing companies and their potential effect on insurance coverage after a car accident.

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 Two RI Supreme Court Cases Examining Television And Negligence Claims

While watching television recently, I came across a commercial involving dangerous stunts. The stunts were so dangerous and over the top that the producer included legal disclaimers to the effect that “You should not try this at home!” What would happen, I thought, if somebody injured themselves after watching such a stunt? Could a legal claim for negligence survive against the broadcaster or producer?

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 Rhode Island Personal Injury Law: Rear-End Auto Accident Collisions

In our Rhode Island personal injury practice, we routinely handle auto accidents, including what is commonly referred to as “rear end collisions.” Rear-end collisions occur when the front end of one vehicle hits the back end of the vehicle in front.

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 Vehicle Collisions and the Mobility of State Law

Did you know that when you travel with friends or family, your Rhode Island vehicle collision laws might join you for the ride? This can happen because Rhode Island’s interest in making sure you and your passengers receive compensation for the injuries you sustain in an automobile collision can be greater than the interests of whichever state you were driving through at the time.

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 Obesity and Your Disability Claim

In the context of SSDI law, this article discusses why the Social Security Administration is not likely to consider your obesity to be a disabling condition on its own.

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 Disability Opinions

Communication between an attorney and client is critical in order to help disabled clients. In the world of social security disability, one of the best ways you can help your Rhode Island Social Security disability attorney with your disability claim is by getting good medical opinions from specific sources that show the extent of your impairment.

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 Rhode Island Dog Bite Law

According to the American Humane Association, dog bites occur nearly five million times annually, with almost one million causing injury requiring medical treatment.

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 Personal Injury and Violence

There is a pair of Rhode Island Supreme Court cases that underscore the difficult legal issues that arise in Rhode Island personal injury claims involving gun violence.

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 Sovereign Immunity and the Public Duty Doctrine

Sovereign immunity does not allow anyone to sue a federal or state entity without its consent. This authority comes from the federal structure of the U.S. Constitution. A government entity can only waive sovereign immunity through deliberate and explicit state action.

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 Chapter 93A Claims in Massachusetts

For Massachusetts car accident lawyers, Massachusetts’ Consumer Protection Act, M.G.L. c. 93A, is a powerful legal tool that allows the Attorney General and consumers to take action against unfair or deceptive conduct in the marketplace.

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 Massachusetts Statutes of Limitation and Repose

Medical malpractice lawsuits often involve difficult questions of proof, i.e. proving a doctor’s error or mistake caused injury. To compound matter, there are circumstances where the medical malpractice is not immediately known.

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 Rhode Island’s Rules for Other Permitted Drivers

Handing over the keys to your vehicle means handing over your insurance coverage as well.

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 New Port, RI Cliff Walk Decision

Last year’s Newport, Rhode Island personal injury Cliff Walk decision was a major case for Rhode Island slip and fall injury lawyers involving the Recreational Use statute.

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 Common Tricks Played by Insurance Companies to Claim "Pre-Existing Injuries"

One common trick played by insurance companies is to claim that a personal injury victim’s injuries were “pre-existing” and therefore, their insured is not responsible for any damages. In truth, there are seldom any true cases involving “pre-existing injuries” when that term is given its plain and ordinary meaning.

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 Understanding Prejudgment Interest in Underinsured Motorist Cases

For RI personal injury lawyers, Metropolitan Property and Casualty v. Barry, 892 A. 2d 915 (RI 2006) is an important case concerning Rhode Island uninsured and underinsured motorists (“UM”) insurance policy provisions. The Barry court determined that Rhode Island personal injury victims have a right to prejudgment interest beginning at the date of the automobile collision.

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 Proving Permanent Impairment in Your Personal Injury Case

If you are not completely healed at the time you are considered to be at maximum medical improvement, your personal injury is considered a permanent impairment and you are entitled to compensation for this loss of function. This article reviews your legal options if you have a permanent medical impairment suffered from a personal or work-related accident.

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RI car accident lawyer Mike Bottaro explains why it is imperative to the success of your case that you hire an experienced car accident attorney.

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Nursing Home Negligence

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Attorney Bottaro has experience investigating instances of suspected nursing home negligence that lead to personal injury. If you or a loved one has experienced personal injury as a result of nursing home negligence, pelase call The Bottaro Law Firm.

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Providence Personal Injury Lawyer en Espanol

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What Is My Case Worth?

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Pawtucket personal injury lawyer Mike Bottaro responds to one of the most popular questions he is asked as a prominent Rhode Island personal injury attorney: What is my case worth?

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Providence Personal Injury Lawyer Fights Big Insurance Companies

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As a prominent Providence personal injury lawyer, Mike Bottaro is experienced in successfully representing clients in cases against big insurance companies.

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Insurance Bad Faith Lawyer

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Rhode Island personal injury lawyer Mike Bottaro has successfully represented many clients against big insurance companies.

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