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Symptoms To Look for After a Fall

Published on Jun 18, 2024 in Personal Injury.

Accidents happen every day throughout Baton Rouge. Unfortunately, falls are some of the most common injury incidents that occur.   It’s best not to assume you’re okay after a fall. Instead, you’ll want to monitor for signs of potential injuries, whether you have slipped on a wet floor or tripped in a parking lot or an […]

What Is the Most Common Form of Negligence?

Published on May 28, 2024 in Personal Injury.

When you file a personal injury lawsuit, you will hear the term “negligence” throughout the process. In most situations, you received injuries due to the negligence of another person, business, or entity. At Bianca | Matkins, we know that negligence plays a major role in these cases. Did you know that there are different types […]

Symptoms of a Back Injury After an Accident

Published on Apr 9, 2024 in Personal Injury.

Many people report issues with their backs after an accident. Any impact can strain and injure muscles, ligaments, and even the spine. If you notice that something doesn’t feel right, you need medical help immediately. Without prompt medical treatment, you can end up suffering more serious injuries (like a slipped disk or compressed nerve) down […]

What Types of Birth Injuries Affect the Mother?

Published on Mar 26, 2024 in Personal Injury.

Childbirth is meant to be a joyful occasion. Unfortunately, medical errors during delivery can lead to serious injuries for both the mother and the baby. Many times, birth injury cases focus on the infant, but mothers can also face a wide range of injuries as well. When healthcare providers fail to act in their patients’ […]

Why Do You Need a Tetanus Shot After a Dog Bite?

Published on Mar 12, 2024 in Personal Injury.

Dog bites are a common occurrence. In the United States, around 4.5 million people are bitten each year, and about 800,000 require some medical treatment.  Sometimes, you may know the owner and be able to get a record of the pet’s vaccination status. Other times, these bites come from loose dogs that don’t seem 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 […]

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 […]

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Symptoms To Look for After a Fall

Accidents happen every day throughout Baton Rouge. Unfortunately, falls are some of the most common injury incidents that occur.   It’s best not to assume you’re okay after a fall. Instead, you’ll want to monitor for signs of potential injuries, whether you have slipped on a wet floor or tripped in a parking lot or an […]

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Is Medical Malpractice Civil or Criminal?

While anyone can make a mistake,  ones that medical practitioners make can have significant adverse consequences for patient health. Fortunately, Louisiana law allows patients who suffer additional injuries, develop further illnesses, or die while under the care of a healthcare provider to take legal action by filing a medical malpractice case against the party whose […]

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How To Look Up an Accident Report in Louisiana 

According to data collected from Louisiana State University (LSU), in 2022, traffic accidents cost the residents here in the Bayou State $10.65 billion. That breaks down to around $3,439 for each person. Those collisions resulted in injuries, property damage, and fatalities. A report should be generated for every crash, especially one involving injuries. That document […]

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