Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Following a serious accident, victims may suffer from a number of injuries. While most people initially address physical injuries, it is important to also consider the possibility for psychological damage. Oftentimes, this type of damage can haunt victims long after their physical injuries have been resolved. Post traumatic stress disorder (or PTSD) is a common psychological condition that may manifest in a number of ways.

If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident and is now suffering from post traumatic stress disorder, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your losses. Contact the Oklahoma personal injury attorneys of the Abel Law Firm today to learn more about your legal options. Call us at (405) 239-7046 to schedule a free case evaluation.

Symptoms of PTSD

PTSD symptoms may vary from person to person; however, PTSD victims typically suffer from one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Anger problems
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Flashbacks
  • Panic attacks
  • An increased/decreased libido
  • Guilt
  • Anxiety
  • Nausea
  • Emotional numbness
  • Avoidance of certain people or places
  • Memory impairment

In order to be diagnosed with PTSD, symptoms must persist for more than a month following the accident, and must seriously affect one’s social and professional life.

Contact Us

If you or someone you love was involved in an accident caused by another party’s negligence, you deserve recompense for your damages—both physical and psychological. Contact the Oklahoma personal injury lawyers of the Abel Law Firm to discuss your options with a legal professional. Call (405) 239-7046 today for a free initial consultation.

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