Connecticut Lawyers Who Understand PTSD
Exposure to a traumatic event such as an accident can cause post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). People who suffer from PTSD can have trouble maintaining relationships, functioning in public settings, going to school and going to work. The effects on their lives can be devastating.
The Law Office of Romania & Kenworthy in Hamden, CT has helped PTSD sufferers seek compensation for losses such as medical bills and lost income. If your PTSD was the result of a trauma caused by another party’s negligence, you may be entitled to collect damages.
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Is PTSD Severely Affecting Your Life?
PTSD can be the result of nearly any traumatic event, including:
You may be entitled to compensation if you witnessed the wrongful death of a loved one. These are complex cases, so we recommend discussing yours with a lawyer.
We Know The Symptoms.
PTSD symptoms may include fear of event recurrence, panic attacks, flashbacks to the traumatizing event, restlessness and avoidant behavior. People may have physical symptoms such as headaches or sleeplessness. PTSD symptoms may lead to additional problems, including difficulty concentrating, memory problems and substance abuse.
Experiencing trauma can also cause other mood disorders, either with or without PTSD. Anxiety disorder can cause panic attacks, an increased heart or breathing rate, irrational fears, and compulsive or obsessive behaviors. Clinical depression can cause feelings of sadness, hopelessness, worthlessness and suicidal thoughts.
If PTSD or anxiety disorder and depression have impaired your ability to work, care for yourself or your family, or attend school, please speak with one of our attorneys to learn how we may help you.