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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can be caused by many different things. Generally it is caused by an event that causes significant emotional damage to an individual, so much so that the individual is unable to cope with life or to perform essential functions socially and occupationally. Intense feelings of fear, helplessness or horror are known to cause this form of anxiety in individuals.

There are many different events, elements, experiences, truths and other forms of stimuli that can overwhelm an individual beyond the ability to cope with the situation and thereby cause such emotional trauma that the individual does not recover. If you have been the victim of post-traumatic stress disorder in Long Island, do not hesitate to get in touch with our office.

Understanding the Ramifications

The effects of PTSD can result in the victim avoiding anything that reminds them of this event or situation that caused such trauma. It is also common for a victim to avoid any sort of stimuli that triggers a memory related to this traumatic event, as in the case of rape or sexual abuse the victim's sex drive may become nonexistent.

In the case of seeing someone die, some of the psychological effects could be a detachment disorder. There are many different ways that PTSD victims can attempt to cope with their surroundings, however there are many cases where their future could be impaired due to this traumatic even in their lives.

Getting the Legal Assistance You Need in Nassau County

Among the many ways for individuals to develop PTSD, there are severe accidents, witnessing a loved one die and many others. If you or your loved one is a victim of PTSD and they have developed this disorder due to a traumatic event caused by the negligence of another, then you may greatly benefit from the legal assistance of our firm. Catastrophic injuries can have a life-altering impact on your general way of life, but with the right legal assistance you may be able to recover at least financially.

While no amount of money can restore your innocence or to alleviate your mind of the emotional trauma you have experienced, there are damages that are available to those who have been the victim of the negligent acts of others.

A Nassau County personal injury lawyer from our firm can help you through the process of claiming damages and obtaining reparation for your difficulties. Call our office today to learn about your options and discover.

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