Just as destructive as physical injuries, emotional injuries can entitle sufferers to compensation. Emotional injuries can cause extreme suffering and serious financial loss. When these injuries are caused by the actions of others, victims are encouraged to seek compensation immediately.
Have you suffered from emotional injuries?
Emotional injuries are often caused by: defamation, slander, libel, abuse, neglect, or stress caused by events that are out of one’s control. Symptoms of emotional injuries take a variety of forms:
- Impaired social skills
- Loss of social status
- Decreased productivity
- Inability to fulfill ordinary responsibilities
- Altered mental state
What are the results of emotional injuries?
Emotional injuries can be very expensive in terms of treatment, loss of employment, and/or loss of business. Most frighteningly, these injuries can often cripple individuals long-term socially, emotionally, and mentally. This makes emotional injuries just as dangerous and expensive as physical ones.
What should you do if you have suffered from emotional injuries?
After obtaining primary counseling, contact a legal professional. Many attorneys specialize in obtaining compensation for victims of emotional injuries and will give you a free case consultation.