Matthew J. Hamilton Associate




Matthew Hamilton represents established business and individuals in all aspects of civil litigation. His practice focuses on defense of claims related to automobile liability, premises liability, personal injury, construction litigation and extra-contractual liability.

Areas of Focus

Automobile Liability
In the automobile liability area, Matthew has successfully defended insurers and insureds, including successful application of Louisiana's No Pay No Play statute at trial.

Premises Liability
In premises liability, personal injury and construction litigation, Matthew has obtained dismissals for insurers and companies at summary judgment.

Extra-Contractual Liability
In the area of extra-contractual liability, Matthew has successfully opposed pleadings alleging bad faith damages against insurers.

Representative Matters

Obtained dismissal of automobile liability carrier following successful appellate practice on solidary obligations between liability and uninsured/underinsured motorist carriers. 

Obtained dismissal of metal-scrapping company following successful summary judgment on issue of statutory employment/borrowed employment.