Florida roads in Miami, Homestead, and Hollywood see their fair share of car accidents. These events leave lasting impacts on the victims.
The team at Flaxman Law Group works with survivors of car accidents every day and we have seen firsthand how devastating the impact of these situations can be.
One of the possible consequences of a car accident is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a health condition that affects how a person responds to stress and trauma. PTSD can cause a range of symptoms, such as intrusive memories, avoidance behaviors, negative changes in mood and thinking, and increased reactivity. These symptoms can interfere with daily functioning and quality of life.
Car accidents are one of the most common causes of PTSD for non-military service members. The risk of developing this condition after a car accident depends on several factors, such as the severity of the accident, the presence of prior trauma or mental health problems, and the availability of support after the crash.
Managing PTSD After a Florida Car Accident
If you have been involved in a car accident, it’s important to recognize the signs of PTSD and seek professional help if you experience them. PTSD can be treated with psychotherapy, medication, or a combination of both. Psychotherapy can help you process the traumatic event, reduce your distress and avoidance, challenge your negative beliefs, and enhance your coping skills. Medication can help you manage your anxiety, depression, insomnia, or other symptoms that may accompany PTSD.
PTSD is a normal reaction to an abnormal situation. You are not alone in your struggle and you deserve to heal from your trauma. If you have been injured in a car accident due to someone else’s negligence, you may also be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.
Contacting a reputable law firm can help you protect your rights and pursue justice. This is especially important if you have suffered PTSD, since the condition can leave you unable to work. Getting fair compensation can help you pay your bills and can also pay for therapy and treatment to manage your condition.
If you’ve been injured in a car collision in Miami, Homestead, Hollywood, or any Southern Florida community, contact Flaxman Law Group at 866-352-9626 to schedule a free consultation with our team. We have recovered over $100 million for our clients and have more than 60 years of combined experience, so we’re poised to help. Your initial consultation with us is free and comes with no obligation, so you have nothing to lose by discussing your car accident with a member of our legal team. Contact us today.