Protecting Individual Clients & Their Families since 1978

Personal Injury Law Firm

When it comes to personal injuries, hire a law firm you can count on to get results and represent you as if you were one of our own family members. At GCJ Law, we treat you like family. We fight with every available legal course of action to get you the compensation and justice you and your family deserve.

Oilfield Injury

Accidents can happen, but when they occur on an oilfield, the results can be devastating. In the event of an accident, our firm springs quickly into action, working to protect your interests and reserve your rights to the fullest extent of the law. Our comprehensive representation and investigation include, but is not limited to, obtaining accurate copies of the file, invoices, rig tickets, work orders, accident reports, photographs and other relevant information that can be used to support your case now and in the future.

With decades of experience in representing personal injury clients, our team knows that every minute counts and early investigation can lead to the uncovering of evidence that later on might not be available.

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18-Wheeler Injury

Truck accidents, 18-wheeler injuries, and accidents involving tractor-trailers can turn from simple to complex fast. The law firm of GCJ can help you understand your rights and responsibilities and how those may affect you and your family moving forward.

Our team comes backed by years of battle-tested experience in and out of the courtroom, and we’re here to leverage that experience to your benefit. We are highly capable and well-versed at uncovering the true party at fault in an accident, and subsequently pursuing that party for full compensation of your injury.

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Construction Injury

If you or a loved one have been injured on a construction site or while working on a construction-related job, give us a call today. Often times there may be parties at fault for your injury, even unbeknown to you.

Our team of investigative experts can help you uncover the true party at fault for your injury, be it from a faulty piece of equipment or safety oversight. When it comes to negligence, we fight hard to get you the compensation you deserve.

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Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) or head trauma of any kind can reshape your entire life and alter the course of your future forever, including limiting your ability to work and perform at the same levels you used to. Whether from acute injury, accident or from unknown factors, the team at GCJ Law can help you uncover the liable cause and party, affording you the opportunity to seek damages and recourse for negligence when and where possible.

Our team has worked tirelessly to understand the nuances of advanced medical technology and newfound methodologies to uncover complex, yet often hard to identify, brain injuries. Contact us today to get the help, support, and representation you deserve.

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Spinal Injury

With all injuries the time between incident and treatment matter. With spinal injuries, response time is absolutely critical to limiting the damage (sometimes permanent) that is done. If you feel like you may have been hindered, even by one minute, from getting treatment or if there is a chance that your spinal injury could have been prevented or occurred due to negligence, you need to call us today. Our highly experienced legal team is well-versed at uncovering parties that may responsible for your injury or prevention thereof. Contact us today to learn more about your rights and avenues for remediation and representation.

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Maritime & Offshore

When injured on the job, company doctors may not be the best suited to best determine when you should return to work. After all, they are hired by the company and working for the company’s best interests, not necessarily yours. Maritime law provides you special rights reserved for offshore and maritime incidents. If you’ve been injured at sea, give our firm a call and let our team evaluate the options available to you for compensation, recourse, treatment, and recovery. Our legal team can help preserve your rights and ensure your employer gets you the treatment you need and deserve.

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Orthopedic Injury

Orthopedic injuries span a broad range of types and severity, with symptoms ranging from mild and sporadic to chronic and intense. If you or your loved ones are experiencing symptoms of post-injury and your insurance company is refusing to provide payment for the treatment you need, the law offices of GCJ can help. Our firm is well versed and highly experienced with helping clients obtain benefits for long-term care and damages for negligence resulting in injury. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help.

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Auto Collision Injury

Automobile accidents are a traumatic experience that we hope no one ever has to face. But if you or a loved one have been in an auto accident, proper investigation and legal representation crucial to ensuring at-fault parties are properly held accountable. Our legal team can help assign liability, and fight for your rights, including compensation for injuries and medical care when appropriate. Let our experienced legal team sort through the aftermath of this traumatic event, taking the stress of the red tape and paperwork off of your shoulders and letting us work hard to fight for you and your family to get the help you deserve.

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Wrongful Death

The grief experienced from the death of a loved one borderline on unbearable. If your loved one died as the result of an accident or tragedy, whether at work, on the road, or under any other circumstance, give us a call today. Our team can help uncover the party responsible or negligent, resulting in or contributing to the events that led to the death of your loved one. We can help make sure this doesn’t happen to someone else, and with your help, we can work to prevent future tragedies.

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Who We Are...

Devoted to excellence. Dedicated to our clients.
Our firm’s guiding principle and philosophy are taken directly from Mother Teresa herself:

“Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you.”
-Mother Teresa

Our firm is committed to each and every one of our clients. To us, you’re family. And family deserves care and service like no other. We’ve worked tirelessly to build a reputation of service, care, and fierce representation that delivers results and gets our clients the help, remediation, and support they need and deserve.

If you or your loved one have been injured in an accident, on the job or otherwise, give us a call or drop us a message today. Our friendly service staff will help set you up with an appointment and we can discuss options best suited to your situation.
We are committed to our community.

“One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.”
-John F. Kennedy

Law might be our area of professional expertise, but our firm believes in going well beyond the field of law to make an actual and impactful difference in our local communities.

This is why Scott, of GCJ, has started the “Louisiana Heroes’ Scholarship Fund”. This fund provides vocational school and college tuition to children of our State’s teachers, coaches, law enforcement officers, and first responders.

To apply for the Louisiana Heroes’ Scholarship Fund, or for more information about contributing to the fund, please email Scott Chafin at, or call us today to learn more about how you too can help.


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With over 40 years of experience, our firm has built a reputation for delivering successful outcomes for our clients across a broad range of unique and complicated cases.

Since 1976 our attorneys have made a commitment to excellence in representation and working hard to protect your rights and fight for the benefits and compensation you and your family deserve.

Individualized Attention:

Our law firm was founded on the principle that exceptional client care goes hand in hand with innovative casework. We treat our clients like family and give you the time, patience, understanding, compassion and representation you and your family deserve.

No Up Front Fees or Costs:

When you or your family member become injured in an accident, the last thing on your mind should have to be yet another bill. At GCJ Law, we never charge any up-front fees, and our consultations are free. We believe in delivering value and results for our clients, and as such, we don’t get paid until you do. Period.


For decades our firm has worked diligently and steadfastly to develop a reputation of excellence in service, reputation, and results for our clients. We’ve proudly served the local community, earning a reputation of caring, trust, compassion and positive outcomes for clients.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you and your family get the benefits and representation you deserve.


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