Experiencing a harmful event or witnessing a harmful event that occurs to a loved one or even a stranger can trigger post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Those who suffer PTSD experience exaggerated fear responses to situations that may not normally merit a fear response at all. The symptoms of PTSD can include:
Given the debilitating impact PTSD can have on a person’s ability to lead a life unencumbered by fear, it is important that people are properly compensated by whoever caused their PTSD. If the PTSD was caused by an event that someone is responsible for such as a motor vehicle accident caused by negligent driving or a workplace accident caused by careless or substandard work, then the person who caused that event needs to compensate the victim for his or her PTSD.
At Raphaelson & Levine Law Firm, our firm is committed to helping people who have been injured, including being suffering from PTSD. We understand how to build a strong case that clearly shows to a jury the damage that has been done to your life by PTSD. For more than 20 years our attorneys have been providing the help people need after suffering a serious injury such as PTSD. We have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients. Let us put our skills and experience to work for you.
PTSD can be caused by a wide range of events, including:
Overcoming the challenges of PTSD calls for access to the best medical care and the financial resources so you can afford that care. To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our experienced PTSD lawyers, call 212-268-3222.