Brad R. Matthews

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA

Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys
 | 5656 Hilton Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: 225-888-8888
Fax: 225-926-1202
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Brad R. Matthews is an attorney at Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mr. Matthews practices personal injury law, serving clients throughout Louisiana who have been harmed in car accidents, truck accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents and more. He represents residents in Baton Rouge, Alexandria, Denham Springs, Lake Charles, Zachary and more areas.

After graduating from the University of Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in corporate financial management, Mr. Matthews earned his law degree from the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center. He is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, the state courts of Alabama and is licensed to appear before the U.S. District Courts for the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of Louisiana.

Mr. Matthews has several years of experience and has recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for those he has represented throughout his career, earning him a place in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization of which less than a single percent of attorneys are members. Before devoting his practice to personal injury law, he clerked for a federal district judge and worked for a defense firm, gaining a broad range of civil litigation knowledge.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Matthews is a member of various professional organizations. He is a member of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He also belongs to the Louisiana Association for Justice and is a member of the fraternity Sigma Nu.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019

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About Brad Matthews

Admitted: 2006, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.getgordon.com/team_member/brad-r-matthews/

Honors/Awards:

  • Recognized as one of the Top 40 lawyers under the age of 40 in the State of Louisiana., The National Trial Lawyers:Top 40 Under 40
  • Attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements., Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Practices in the U.S. District Eastern, Western, and Middle Courts of Louisiana

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2007
  • Alabama, 2007
  • Louisiana, 2006
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Louisiana Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • Louisiana Bar Association

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $500,000.00– 18-Wheeler crash leaves client with severe injuries to neck and back
  • $580,000.00 – Head on crash causes herniated discs in back which results in back surgery
  • $590,000.00 – T-bone crash leaves client with severe injuries to his neck and back
  • $600,000.00– T-bone crash causes severe injuries to neck and back
  • $700,000.00– Rear end crash leaves client with severe injuries to his neck and back
  • $750,000.00 – T-bone crash causes severe injuries to neck and back
  • $850,000.00– Rear end crash causes herniated discs in back which results in back surgery
  • $880,000.00 – Client suffered herniated disc which resulted in partial disability, lost wages and injections.
  • $900,000.00- Rear end crash causes herniated discs in neck which results in neck surgery
  • $1,010,000.00- Rear end crash causes herniated discs in neck which results in neck surgery
  • $1,050,000.00- 18-Wheeler crash leaves client with severe injuries to neck, back, and shoulder

Educational Background:

  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, B.S. Honors: With Distinction, Major: Corporate Financial Management, 2002
Office Location for Brad R. Matthews

5656 Hilton Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Phone: 225-888-8888

Fax: 225-926-1202

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Last Updated: 7/1/2019

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