Psychological Trauma

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Psychological Trauma

Psychological trauma or injury can be caused by accident, illness or even intentionally (in the case of assault). As a society we have come a long way in understanding the depth and severity of psychological issues and mood disorders, and in treating and preventing them. We still have a long way to go.

Psychological conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and anxiety, are much more commonly diagnosed and better understood than they were even twenty-five years ago. These conditions can be caused directly by an accident or an assault, or they arise after the fact as a response to pain and disability. In either case, these kinds of conditions present real challenges for the people who suffer from them, for their treating health care providers (such as doctors and psychologists) and for their families and friends. Psychological injuries and conditions such as depression and anxiety also present special challenges for personal injury lawyers in Ottawa when dealing with the complex legal and insurance issues that frequently arise.

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The lawyers at McNally Gervan have over sixty years of experience in helping people who have suffered from psychological trauma arising from accidents or assaults They have real experience in advancing claims arising from accidents resulting in psychological issues such as PTSD, depression and anxiety and in helping recover the benefits and financial compensation families need to start getting their lives back on track. They will also conduct the appropriate investigation to determine how and why an assault took place that caused the trauma and the resulting psychological problems. The lawyers at McNally Gervan will fearlessly advance claims arising from assaults including sexual assaults no matter who the perpetrator was and no matter the institution. They will help families navigate the complex legal issues involved in holding someone to account for an injury that was caused many years earlier.

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The personal injury lawyers at McNally Gervan LLP understand the system and are here to help car accident victims in Ottawa get the support they need and the benefits they deserve.

If you have a question or need assistance in connection with a claim involving a serious psychological condition, our team of personal injury lawyers is here to help. We know every claim and every family is unique and we work hard to ensure that our clients are treated with respect and fairly compensated. We know it’s personal.