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PTSD Symptoms after a Construction Accident in Pennsylvania or NJ

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Daniel J. O'Brien
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Post-traumatic stress disorder after a construction accident in Pennsylvania can manifest in many ways and have a deep psychological impact on your quality of life. If you exhibit the symptoms of PTSD after a work-related injury construction accident in Pennsylvania or New Jersey, contact a Philadelphia construction lawyer

Identifying Symptoms of PTSD after a Construction Accident in PA

The common symptoms indicative of PTSD after a serious injury or tragic accident include
(but are not limited to): 

  • Repeatedly experiencing the accident - Those suffering from PTSD may "re-live" a traumatic episode through flashbacks, hallucinations, or nightmares.
  • Aversion of certain things related to the accident - PTSD sufferers are prone to avoiding places, situations, or even people that are reminiscent of their accident. This behavior often leads to isolation and detachment.
  • Increased irritability and anxiety - Injured victims with PTSD may become irritable, aggressive, nervous, jumpy, or anti-social after the accident, and particularly with regard to things reminding them of the accident.
  • Physical symptoms - Increased blood pressure and heart rate, muscle tension or spasms, hyperventilation or respiratory agitation, nausea, and diarrhea are all symptomatic of PTSD after a traumatizing accident.

If you or someone you love exhibits these symptoms within a few months of a serious work-related injury or construction accident in Pennsylvania or New Jersey, don't hesitate. There is a window of time for you to seek financial remedy for the treatment you require to cope with PTSD. Speak with a Philadelphia construction lawyer who can explain your options to you.

Help from a Philadelphia Construction Lawyer

If you have been severely injured in a construction accident in Pennsylvania, you shouldn't have to suffer and pay for expensive medical bills that were caused by another person's negligence. Contact a Philadelphia construction lawyer at White & Williams LLP today. We will provide a free, no obligation consultation on your case - 877-944-8396.

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1 Comments to "PTSD Symptoms after a Construction Accident in Pennsylvania or NJ"

I knew a few guys who suffered from this after an on site accident back in 2008. They never got help and are still a wreck because of it. No joke, get the help you need it, for your friends and family.
Posted by harry on August 26, 2011 at 11:28 AM

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