Can you claim for emotional suffering with a Deganwy law firm?
Even when people suffer from serious physical injuries, they make a recovery from them fairly quickly. With quick medical intervention an appropriate treatment, people are often surprised at just how quickly physical injuries can heal.
However, the emotional impact of an injury may not be so easy to treat. In order to prevent further injuries or to save lives, doctors generally focus on prescribing treatments for physical injuries but this doesn’t mean that emotional suffering can be overlooked.
Although suffering from shock is relatively normal after an injury, this doesn’t normally last longer than a few days or weeks. However, if you find yourself suffering from anxiety or panic attacks after the incident, it may be an indication that you should seek further help. Often, people suffering from emotional issues report having trouble sleeping and being unable to relax so this could be a sign that additional treatment could be useful.
Often, this type of reaction to an accident or injury is a form of post-traumatic stress syndrome. Although help used to be sparse, there are fortunately a number of treatments which are now available for post-traumatic stress syndrome. In addition to prescribing medication to treat some of your symptoms, doctors can also help you to find a longer term therapy which may be able to help you. Some patients, for example, find that counselling helps them to overcome the trauma, whilst others find hypnotherapy useful in reducing their anxiety.
When it comes to making a claim for compensation, a Deganwy law firm won’t just help you to make a claim for the physical injuries you’ve sustained. If you’ve also suffered emotionally, this could be reflected in the amount of compensation you’re awarded with when you make a successful claim.
If you’d like to find out more about making a compensation claim or claiming for emotional suffering, why not contact us? We’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have about making a claim with a Deganwy law firm and we even provide free no obligation advice so accessing legal help doesn’t even have to cost you a penny!
If you’re worried about the costs associated with making a claim, you needn’t be. At Accident Advice Helpline, we always assist claimants on a ‘no win, no fee*’ basis so you won’t have to make any upfront payments in order to make a claim with us.
To find out more about making a compensation claim with a Deganwy law firm, or to make your claim today, just call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile phone. Our personal injury team are available around the clock so you can contact us for assistance at any time and we’ll do everything we can to help you to make your claim and obtain compensation as quickly as possible.