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Have you or a loved one suffered from an injury while working in the oil and gas industry? If so, GCJ Law firm can help. Call us today and get the representation you and your family need who will fight hard for your rights and compensation.
Our country runs on oil, and there are good men and women putting their lives on the line day in and day out to help make sure that the oil we need for everything.
Yet, despite safety regulations and standards, workplace injuries in the gas and oil industry happen far too often than they should. From safety precautions getting ignored to overworked employees and faulty equipment, things can turn ugly on the job real fast.
If you or a loved one work or have worked in the oil fields and have been or were injured on the job, you may be entitled to fair compensation for your injuries and suffering.
While each situation is unique, below are some of the most common reasons or causative factors we see as it relates to work-related injuries, hospitalization and deaths in the Louisiana oil field industry.
Oilfield injuries are often the direct or indirect result of:
If any of the above sound familiar, our Louisiana oil field injury attorneys at GCJ Law firm can help. Our team will fight for your rights, help investigate claims and be the advocate you need in your corner to get you the compensation you deserve.
Harvesting and working with oil is an inherently dangerous profession, requiring significant safety training and often involving demanding physical requirements.
Working in what are often isolated locations with major industrial equipment only lends to the risk involved, with many accidents being both life-altering and catastrophic in nature. As such, oil rig injuries are often degrees more devastating than other types of workers’ compensation claims.
Below is a list of some of the most common types of injuries we see sustained while working in Louisiana Oil Fields:
While injuries are not always preventable, there are a number of precautions that can be taken in order to help ensure the safety and well-being of workers and decrease the likelihood of adverse events from occurring.
If you feel like your employer could have or may have been able to do more, but didn’t, give the GCJ law firm a call today to consult with one of our experienced workers’ compensation attorneys.
When you need a workers’ compensation attorney you can trust to provide high-quality representation and advocate vigorously on your behalf, the attorneys at GCJ law firm are who you need in your corner.
Experience where it Counts:
Since 1978 our firm has proudly served the greater Louisiana community, navigating complex cases, strategizing unique approaches to issues.
Personalized Service and Support:
Our belief is that personalized attention, and a service first attitude goes hand in hand with high-quality representation. When you hire GCJ, you become family.
No Upfront Fees or Costs:
At GCJ we believe in putting out money where our mouth is. We know that this is a stressful and trying time in your life, and the last thing you need is more bills piling up when you are unable to work.
That’s why we offer free consultations, and if hired, we charge zero upfront fees. Better than that, we don’t charge by the hour either. In fact, we only get paid if you do.
Top Notch Reputation:
For decades GCJ has worked tirelessly to develop a strong reputation in Louisiana as a workers’ compensation law firm our clients can trust to fight hard on their behalf. We live and work in the same community as you do, and we’ve dedicated time and resources to help a number of local non-profits throughout the state.
But don’t just take our word for it, have a look at what some of our valued clients have to say about us….
“GCJ will fight for you. They are the most honest, hardworking law firm there is. You become family to them, not just a client.” – Jeremy Shephard
“As we faced our life challenge, Scott and his team showed us strength, courage and confidence. They were the voice who said ‘Yes’, when the rest of the world say “NO’ .“ – Wendy
And if that still doesn’t have you convinced, take a look at just a couple of the results we’ve gotten for our clients:
Since 1978 GJC has proudly served the great state of Louisiana. With local offices in Metairie and Shreveport, we’re never more than a phone call or short drive away.
Our firm specializes in personal injury cases and helping individuals and families get the representation, service and support they need during what is assuredly one of the most difficult times in their lives.
Our firm specializes in workers’ compensation cases and representation needed as a result of injury or death while working for an employer or on a job site. With combined decades of experience, we have a deep understanding of Louisiana workers’ compensation law and have helped countless individuals just like yourself get the advocacy you need and the benefits and compensation you deserve.
Interested in learning more about workers’ compensation law in Louisiana? Check out these informative resources:
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