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Aftercare Following a Personal Injury

Posted by on Jul 11, 2015 in Personal Injury | 0 comments

One of the most important things to remember is that a person who has just suffered from an injury that has caused trauma and/or disability is comfort, sympathy, and help. After all, life is difficult enough as it is with all of the responsibilities that come with it and the like. After all, an injury can come with a whole host of different predicaments that extend beyond the physical effects such as emotional and mental trauma. And if this injury was inadvertently caused by the negligence of a guilty party, it is imperative to utilize legal action in order to gain recompense and justice for the wrong done to you.

Personal injury is, in fact (using information taken from the website of Ravid and Assoc), the commonly accepted terminology for any injury – physical, emotional, or mental (or any combination of the three) – that is utilized in law, should there be a guilty party (“defendant”) involved in the case. The guilty party would then be charged with penalties as well as liability to shoulder any and all expenses regarding the damage done to the victim.

However, some victims may opt to not consult a legal professional about these things out of fear of the stress of the legal process or even the cost. According to the website of the Law Offices of Jeff Benton, the responsibility of a personal injury lawyer lies beyond just that of a court room as they should take care of the victim’s needs just the same in order to make sure that they are recovering properly. In fact, a professional who has had experience with these things will have the resources and contacts necessary in order to make sure that the victim is cared for properly and is given only the best treatments possible.

Before you think on pursuing legal action, however, it is best to seek a consultation with an attorney first. A lot of law firms practice giving free consultations to potential clients as well as the deal of only getting paid if they win the case of you.

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Emotional Trauma

Posted by on Jul 9, 2015 in Personal Injury | 0 comments

When you get an injury – say that you were shot, for whatever reason – pressing down on the injury causes you to suffer more pain. Nobody would want to do that and these physical injuries can be treated, can be patched up, and can be saved. At most, there could be physical scars that mark the story of the injury on the skin forever. However, sometimes – the worst open wounds are the ones that nobody can see and these are things that often get overlooked the most.

Personal injury, thankfully, recognizes these wounds and hurts as valid injuries that require treatment and care as best as possible. The problem with acquired mental illnesses after an injury, unfortunately, is that the memories come flashing forward and perform the proverbial squeezing of the bullet hole, making everything hurt again. Different kinds of people can have altogether different kinds of triggers and to live with that constant fear of a panic attack or even a mental breakdown is not a secure thought to have.

According to the website of Pohl & Berk, LLP, emotional trauma could have just as many consequences as that of a physical injury. Illnesses that affect the mind such as depression, anxiety disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder could severely alter one’s social skills as well as the performance of ordinary day to day tasks. It can require constant monitoring, medication, and cognitive therapy in order to cope with these disorders that are likely to touch on every single part of the victim’s life forever.

Trauma like this can be difficult to go through, which is why it is recommended that a professional with experience in handling situations like this. Someone who has the necessary know how on the objective logistics of the situation as well as the compassion and sympathy required for the circumstances could be of invaluable help.

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