Rhode Island Wrongful Death Lawyers

The death of a loved one is never easy—but it can be especially devastating if your loved one’s death was the result of someone’s negligence. While no amount of money can make up for the loss of your loved one, you may be entitled to wrongful death compensation for financial and emotional damages.

If your loved one’s death was the result of someone’s negligence, we’re here to help. The wrongful death attorneys at Bottaro Law have years of experience pursuing wrongful death claims on behalf of widows, widowers, and relatives—and we want to assist you too. Dial (401) 777-7777 24/7 for a free, no-obligation consultation.

Causes of Wrongful Death

When a person’s negligence causes someone else’s death, they may be held responsible. Wrongful deaths can result from a variety of cases, including:

If your loved one was killed due to someone else’s negligence, it’s important to contact a wrongful death lawyer who knows the law in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. At Bottaro Law, we’re ready to help investigate your claim and protect your family’s rights. Contact us now to get started.

Compensation for Wrongful Death Claims

In many wrongful death cases, the deceased’s estate and family members may be entitled to recover damages, including:

  • Compensation for the deceased’s medical expenses
  • Funeral and burial costs
  • Loss of care and companionship
  • Lost wages and benefits
  • Pain and suffering
  • Property damage
  • In some cases, punitive damages

At Bottaro Law, we know the emotional and financial stress that the untimely death of a loved one can cause. Our attorneys will take the time to build a strong case on your behalf, so you can focus on your family.

Wrongful Death Representation in Rhode Island and Massachusetts

If your loved one suffered a wrongful death, you probably have many questions. The wrongful death lawyers at Bottaro Law are here to help you find answers and get the compensation you deserve. With our No Fee Guarantee®, you won’t pay us unless we recover compensation for you, so don’t wait. Contact us today.

Wrongful Death FAQ

The wrongful death of a loved one can be one of the most difficult times in your life. Our attorneys know your family has been through enough, and we’re here to help you understand your rights and guide you through every step of the legal process.

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Case Results

  • $1,500,000.00

    $1,500,000.00 Pre-Trial Settlement: Our client was a passenger in a ride share vehicle that slammed into a truck, causing life altering cervical fractures amongst other injuries. This case involved numerous experts and overcoming a challenging seat belt defense.

  • $1,200,000.00

    $1,200,000.00 Settlement: In this product liability case, our young client lost her eye due to a defective air bag. We acted fast to preserve the evidence and retain top experts who tested the vehicle. The result was settlement with national counsel for a major auto manufacturer.

  • $1,000,000.00

    $1,000,000.00 Pre-Trial Settlement: Our client was struck as a pedestrian by a commercial vehicle on a job site resulting in multiple fractures and emergency surgeries. We helped establish life altering pelvic fractures with a loss in earning capacity.

  • $660,000.00

    $660,000.00 Pre-Trial Motorcycle Crash Settlement: When the insurance company denied the claim outright ($0), Mike litigated this case through discovery, engaging renowned experts in the fields of accident reconstruction and physical medicine.

  • $600,000.00

    $600,000.00 Commercial Truck Crash Settlement: When a truck driver dropped steel beams form his load onto Rte. 10, the resulting crash caused our client to suffer multi-level disc injury resulting in emergency cervical surgery.

  • $650,000.00

    $650,000.00 Pre-Trial RI Slip and Fall Settlement: Regional market failed to correct a leaky roof and entranceway, causing our client to sustain a devestating knee injury. Mike litigated this case through discovery over the course of severla years.

  • $500,000.00

    $500,000.00 Rhode Island Nursing Home Abuse Pre-Trial Settlement: Insurer offers $0 pre-litigation. Mike litigates the case working with several experts to prove deviation in standard of care resulting in client who suffered amputations from complications after a nursing home injury.

  • $500,000.00

    $500,000.00 Massachusetts Wrongful Death Car Accident Policy Limit Settlement: The insurer originally denied the claim and had serious questions about whether the collision ultimately caused the death months later of an elderly gentleman.

  • $500,000.00

    $500,000.00 Policy Limit Settlement: In this homeowner policy limit insurance case, a handyman’s negligence cost our client his loss of eye. Our legal research on agency law carried the day.

  • $325,000.00

    $325,000.00 Settlement Following Arbitration: Our North Kingstown, RI client was injured in a bike accident, fracturing his patella and requiring emergency surgery. We worked with experts, including a life care planner to ensure our client received fair compensation.

  • $1,200,000.00

    Auto products liability case involving airbag deployment resulting in loss of vision in one eye and facial fractures.

  • $660,000.00

    A 61-year-old man underwent emergency surgery and a knee replacement procedure due to injuries sustained in a serious motorcycle accident.

  • $650,000.00

    A pre-trial settlement was reached for our client who suffered a knee injury requiring multiple surgeries.

  • $600,000.00

    Our client suffered multi-level disc injury when steel I-beams fell from a commercial truck on Route 10 resulting in multiple cervical surgeries.

  • $500,000.00

    Personal Injury Attorney Mike Bottaro helps client who suffered amputations from complications after a nursing home injury.

  • $500,000.00

    This case involved an elderly couple and their granddaughter who were injured after a car turned left in front of their vehicle. The injuries for the woman involved a fractured neck, broken ribs, and an eventual stroke. The man suffered from various injuries from which he never recovered, resulting in his untimely death.

  • $325,000.00

    This case involved deviations in the standard of care involving pressure ulcers resulting in death.

  • $325,000.00

    Our North Kingstown, RI, client was injured in a bike accident, fracturing his patella and requiring emergency surgery. We worked with experts, including a life care planner to ensure our client received fair compensation.

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