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What To Take Pictures of After a Car Accident  

Published on Jan 10, 2024 in Car Accident.

After you’ve been in a car accident, you may be wondering what steps you need to take in order to properly document what happened. Fortunately, you can easily provide a substantial amount of evidence just by taking pictures of the scene. These pictures will be invaluable if you need to prove that you weren’t at […]

Should You Use Your Headlights During the Day? 

Published on Dec 29, 2023 in Car Accident.

Properly using headlights is essential for maintaining visibility on the road, which is of the utmost importance for safe driving. Although most people think about headlights when they’re driving at night, some drivers have expressed concerns about utilizing them during the day. If you’re wondering whether you should use your headlights during the day, the […]

What if I Don’t Have Car Insurance in Louisiana?

Published on Dec 6, 2023 in Car Accident.

Being in a vehicle wreck is a terrifying experience—those who survive are considered to be the lucky ones. But from a practical standpoint, experiencing a car accident is also incredibly expensive. A split-second crash can leave you with thousands of dollars in expenses for medical bills and vehicle repair costs. For most people, their auto […]

What Are the Symptoms of a TBI?

Published on Nov 22, 2023 in Brain Injuries.

When it comes to injuries that individuals involved in personal injury incidents suffer, one in particular tops that list. That is a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) research shows that some 223,135 individuals were admitted to the hospital after suffering a traumatic brain injury in 2019. It used to […]

How Much Is My Case Worth?

Published on Sep 21, 2023 in Personal Injury.

You were injured, and it wasn’t your fault. Now you’re dealing with the aftermath all on your own, and you know you need help. Whether you’re watching medical bills pile up, dealing with dwindling savings while you’re out of work, or worried about your future financial stability, filing a personal injury claim can lay the […]

What Are the Main Causes of Pedestrian Accidents?

Published on Aug 25, 2023 in Pedestrian Accidents.

As of 2016, there were 11.4% Baton Rouge households without at least one motor vehicle. This leaves a significant number of our residents with no other choice but to rely on public transportation, rides with friends or family members, and pedestrian infrastructure. While walking can be a great way to stay fit, preserve your finances, […]

Is Wrongful Death Civil or Criminal?

Published on Aug 25, 2023 in Wrongful Death.

Most of us take for granted that our loved ones will be with us until later in life. That’s why coping with the unexpected, premature death of a loved one can be so challenging to cope with. It’s understandable that you would want the party that caused your relative’s untimely death held accountable to the […]

How Long Will My Case Take?

Published on Aug 25, 2023 in Personal Injury.

At Bianca | Matkins, we treat every case like it’s going to trial, even though we know most can be settled out of court. When we cover all bases and prepare your case against every foreseeable challenge, we are in the best position to win you the most advantageous outcome possible. A lot of personal […]

What Happens When a Security Guard Is Negligent?

Published on Aug 17, 2023 in Negligent Security.

What happens when a security guard is negligent? Very serious consequences can happen. When a security guard is negligent… They fail to perform the job they were hired to do. Individuals with harmful intentions can enter a property. An opportunity for a perpetrator to commit a crime is opened. A crime that should have been […]

Are Most Car Accidents Caused by Human Error?

Published on Jul 24, 2023 in Car Accident.

Getting behind the wheel of a motor vehicle is an enormous responsibility that most of us undertake every day. When we choose to drive, we are agreeing to follow the rules of the road and to act in a manner that preserves the safety and wellbeing of both ourselves and all other motorists. While you […]

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What Percentage of Accidents Are Caused by Trucks?

We hear about severe accidents with 18-wheelers all the time and how devastating and deadly wrecks with large trucks can be. And we see these accidents in the news or drive past them on the road and often we wonder if anyone survived or what makes large trucks so dangerous that they’re always getting into […]

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How Your Spare Tire Could Cause an Accident

When it comes to road safety, one thing that we often focus on is the condition of our vehicle’s tires.   We check for wear and tear, monitor air pressure, and replace them when necessary. However, there’s one tire that usually gets overlooked—the spare tire.   While it may seem like a minor detail, neglecting your spare […]

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Can I Recover Compensation from the Louisiana Patient’s Compensation Fund?

Have you fallen victim to medical malpractice? If so, then you likely understand all too well how a doctor or another practitioner’s error can not only cause you to experience health setbacks but bring unexpected medical and other costs — expenses that you may not be able to afford.   The costs you’ve incurred may have […]

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