Emotional and psychological trauma can have many causes. Some of these are encountered by law firms like Accident Advice Helpline – these are accidents that were caused by another person. The injured person may have both physical and psychological injuries. Physical injuries are usually fairly obvious and visible but psychological injuries can be more difficult to diagnose and recognise.
A car accident in Prestatyn would be a typical cause of a psychological trauma, although it could also be caused by a slip, trip or fall or an accident at work. Accident Advice Helpline can deal with all of these on your behalf and can help you to claim compensation for your physical and psychological injuries.
Do you have psychological injuries following your car accident in Prestatyn?
You need to ask yourself how you are feeling after your car accident in Prestatyn. Perhaps your particular road traffic accident has left you with some physical injuries such as whiplash or pain in your lower back. If your car accident in Prestatyn was more serious then you may have head injuries or broken limbs.
But what about your emotional health? Following a traumatic event people react in different ways and you may be experiencing a wide range of physical and emotional reactions. These are all normal reactions to what you have been through.
Emotional and psychological symptoms following a car accident
Many people who call Accident Advice Helpline after a road traffic accident state that they are suffering from the following emotional and psychological problems:
- They feel that they are in shock and have some feelings of denial (it didn’t happen) or disbelief
- They feel very angry or irritable and have mood swings
- They have feelings of guilt, shame and self-blame even though the accident was caused by another person – this is often another driver and this is the person that you can start a personal injury claim against
- They feel sad or hopeless
Making a claim with Accident Advice Helpline
If you’ve been injured in a car accident in Prestatyn and you want to make a claim for compensation, it’s important to include your psychological injuries, as well as your physical injuries. Providing you’ve received treatment for them, you should be able to obtain compensation.
To find out more about claiming personal injury compensation after a car accident in Prestatyn, contact us now on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile.
Alternatively, take our quick and easy 30-second test to find out how much compensation you could obtain by making a successful claim.