How Much To Expect From a Car Accident Settlement
Life after a serious car accident often looks very different from before. If you were injured in a crash, your ability to work, earn a living, pay your bills, deal with medical expenses, and manage your household may have been severely impacted. Damages associated with auto accidents involve much more than just financial losses, too. […]
How Are Trucking Accidents Different From Car Accidents?
Some of the busiest interstates in our country run through Baton Rouge, including I-10, I-12, and I-110. There are also U.S. Route 190 and U.S. Route 61 and Louisiana Highway 415 (LA-415), LA-1, LA-427, and more than a dozen others that run through or around our capital city. As you might imagine, with as many […]
How To Report Nursing Home Abuse in Louisiana
Many families perform extensive research before placing their vulnerable or elderly loved one in a nursing home. That due diligence doesn’t help when a rogue actor, such as an undertrained or overworked caregiver, decides to spontaneously take their frustrations out on your loved one. Nursing home abuse can take on many different forms, and your […]
Bianca | Matkins Obtains Seven-Figure Settlement for Mother After Wreck With 40-Ton Truck
As a South Louisiana law office dedicated to helping injury victims recover the compensation they are rightfully owed, Bianca | Matkins is proud to announce that our attorneys recently secured a seven-figure settlement for a woman who was seriously injured in a truck accident. The case revolved around a woman who suffered injuries to her […]
Louisiana Texting and Driving Laws
The Louisiana Division of Administration’s state-wide motto to combat distracted driving is Take back your drive. Many of us don’t realize just how much is being taken from us by distracted driving. Consider this: When a driver reads a text message at 55 mph, it’s equivalent to driving the length of a football field blindfolded. […]
Dominick “Rusty” Bianca Certified as Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Bianca | Matkins is proud to announce that founding attorney Dominick “Rusty” Bianca officially became a certified member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum late last year. This recognition marks his induction into an esteemed group that fewer than the top 1% of all U.S. trial lawyers have the privilege […]
Common Injuries From Boating Accidents in Baton Rouge
With approximately 7,400 square miles of inland waters and more than 7,700 miles of tidal shoreline, the opportunities for enjoying a day on the water in the state of Louisiana are endless. Whether taking your boat to Glass Beach to spend time on the Mississippi River or heading south to the Gulf of Mexico, anyone […]
Can a Bar Be Held Liable for a Drunk Driving Accident in Louisiana?
A drunk driver struck you one night on your way home from work, a club or bar, or a night out with your friends. Now you’re left with serious injuries, such as spinal cord damage or a bone fracture or compression injury that resulted in an amputation. Maybe you even lost your beloved family member […]
What Injuries Commonly Result After an Oil Field Accident?
Louisiana ranks third in the nation in natural gas production and proved reserves. Thanks to our location straddling the Mississippi River Delta, our state benefits from an abundance of both onshore and offshore crude oil and natural gas reserves. Thousands of individuals arrive here every year to find employment in the lucrative industry that supports […]
What Benefits am I Entitled to if I’m Injured on a Job Working on the Water?
Here in Cajun Country, we are surrounded by water. Between the Mississippi, Lake Pontchartrain, and the Gulf, many of us make a living on or near the water. If you work on a boat or ship, shipyard, or on the docks and are injured on the job, you may qualify for special federal programs available […]