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Dealing with Mental Trauma After a Car Wreck

Published on Feb 3, 2020 at 2:55 pm in Auto Safety.

Written by: Reginald C. Hair

Physical injuries are the most apparent after a car wreck. However, did you know that it is possible to sustain psychological and mental injuries after a car wreck, as well? Therapy is a treatment option that is available to victims that find it difficult to process the trauma that comes along with a car wreck, sustaining injuries, attending medical appointments, missing time from work, and being unable to do things that were once routine tasks.

A therapist can be a great resource if you are unable to overcome what you are going through. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, it is normal that during the healing process, you may begin to notice signs of increased stress such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, anguish, fearfulness, issues with sleep, reoccurring nightmares about the crash, and more. These emotions, if not addressed properly, can have long-term effects that may never go away.

Discussing your emotions with the following people is encouraged: family members, friends, a physician, a counselor/therapist, and/or a pastor. Oftentimes, your family will notice your behavior change before you will. It is important to seek immediate and appropriate care. You do not want to rush and settle your case if you are dealing with trauma. The at-fault party should be held responsible for both your physical and mental injuries.

You should not have to deal with the insurance companies alone. Our attorneys handle car wreck claims every day, and we file lawsuits when warranted. At the Solomon Law Group, we will represent you and fight for you. We want you to be able to focus all of your attention on your recovery and well-being.

Reginald C. Hair is an associate attorney at the Solomon Law Group and has worked for one of the largest personal injury law firms in South Carolina. He has solely practiced personal injury law since 2016.

Carl Solomon is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and has received the coveted AV Peer Review Rating™ from Martindale-Hubble®. He has also been recognized by Super Lawyers® and Best Lawyers in America®. He is the founder of the Solomon Law Group, LLC, which represents clients throughout South Carolina.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car collision, call the Solomon Law Group today at (803) 391-3120. You can speak with a car wreck lawyer about your options for free.

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