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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    The symptoms of PTSD


    Are you suffering from the symptoms of PTSD?

    After your accident, have you been left with bouts of depression, anxiety, stress and other ailments that are having an effect on your life? If you are, then you could be suffering from the symptoms of PTSD and could be eligible to receive personal injury compensation.

    Since the turn of the millennium, Accident Advice Helpline has been providing assistance to those who have been involved in accidents and have suffered the effects of PTSD. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, to name it properly, can be caused by the accident or by witnessing an accident that someone else was involved in.

    Needing help with your emotional state

    Suffering from PTSD is not like other conditions brought about by an accident. For starters there are no bandages, plasters, casts or other visible signs that you have suffered. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder affects the mind and emotional state and can leave the victim feeling isolated and alone.

    There are many symptoms that can be markers for PTSD. Here are just a few:

    • Sweating
    • Insomnia
    • Feelings of dread and paranoia
    • Anxiety
    • Increased heart rate even when resting

    The above list is just a sample of the effects that can accompany PTSD. The symptoms of PTSD can vary greatly from person to person but one thing is clear, the ability of the victim to interact with those around them is usually seriously impaired.

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    Those suffering from PTSD can find it difficult to be sociable and will generally avoid attending public gatherings, even to the point of feigning illness to do so. They will also be nervous in the company of others and may have difficulty eating. As we have mentioned, the list of symptoms is not an exhaustive one and varies from one person to another.

    Get in touch with our team today

    Accident Advice Helpline is here to assist you if you wish to make a personal injury claim. We can ensure you receive the right amount of compensation if you have been the injured party or have been left suffering from PTSD because of an accident you have witnessed.

    Calling today will allow you to speak to an adviser who will discuss the nature of your accident and your current circumstances. Answering a few questions and providing as much information as you can will enable our adviser to ascertain if you have a claim to be made. If you do, and you would like us to act on your behalf, our adviser will pass your details to our no-win, no-fee accident lawyers.

    The number to call is 0800 689 0500 if you are calling from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 if you choose to call us from a mobile. However you call, please do call and speak to one of our team who will ensure you have all the advice and information you need in order for you to determine if you wish to carry on making a personal injury claim.

    Date Published: 11th August 2016

    Author: Lynne Bell

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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