Brad R. Matthews

Top rated personal injury attorney in Hammond, Louisiana

Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys
Brad R. Matthews
Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys

Practice Areas: Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Louisiana since: 2006

Education: Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center

Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019

Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys

901 West Thomas St
Hammond, LA 70401 Visit website

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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, Hammond, Alexandria, Denham Springs, Lake Charles, Zachary, and additional 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

Personal injury - general: plaintiff

Focus areas

Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Construction accident, Brain injury, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff

  • 100% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 2006, Louisiana

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

Verdicts/Settlements:
  • $600,000.00– T-bone crash causes severe injuries to neck and back
  • $580,000.00 – Head on 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.
  • $700,000.00– Rear end crash leaves client with severe injuries to his neck and back
  • $590,000.00 – T-bone crash leaves client with severe injuries to his neck and back
  • $900,000.00- Rear end crash causes herniated discs in neck which results in neck surgery
  • $750,000.00 – T-bone crash causes severe injuries to neck and back
  • $1,050,000.00- 18-Wheeler crash leaves client with severe injuries to neck, back, and shoulder
  • $500,000.00– 18-Wheeler crash leaves client with severe injuries to neck and back
  • $1,010,000.00- Rear end crash causes herniated discs in neck which results in neck surgery
  • $850,000.00– Rear end crash causes herniated discs in back which results in back surgery
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Alabama, 2007
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Louisiana, 2006
  • Louisiana Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association for Justice
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2007
  • American Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2007
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
Educational Background:
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, B.S. Honors: With Distinction, Major: Corporate Financial Management, 2002

Office location for Brad R. Matthews

901 West Thomas St
Hammond, LA 70401

Phone: 985-888-8888

Selections

3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019

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