Understanding The Effects Of Psychological Injuries
You may feel nervous about repeating the actions that led to your recent injuries. For example, you may feel anxiety sitting behind the wheel of a car after a collision. Depression and mental health issues are common symptoms that appear in people after suffering a traumatic injury.
At Alam Law Firm, our lawyers can help you pursue compensation for psychological injuries. We help clients located in Mississauga, Peel Region and throughout Ontario fight for the financial resources they need after an accident.
Psychological Injuries Have The Same Effect As Physical Injuries
If you’re not comfortable performing simple actions or duties after an accident, you may hurt your professional and personal relationships. In some cases, doctors have referred their patients to psychologists.
If a psychological injury is present, it can do the same type of damage as a physical injury by hindering your ability to carry out your everyday actions. For example, if are unable to sit inside a vehicle after an accident, you may not be able to drive yourself to work or pick-up your children from school. These effects can be quantified, and you can pursue compensation for these losses.
Analyzing The Changes To Your Day-To-Day Routine
These types of injuries can’t be x-rayed or scanned, and the symptoms vary from person to person. This is why it’s essential for you to speak to your doctor about what you are experiencing, so we can provide the full extent of the damage when pursuing compensation.
We appreciate how difficult it can be to discuss psychological injuries and reflect on the accident. Our lawyers will make sure we understand exactly what you are experiencing, how it is affecting your work, family and social interactions.