Psychological & Emotional Trauma at Work
Workplace Injury Lawyer in West Virginia
Injuries in the workplace are all too common an occurrence. When you think
of a work-related injury, you likely think of a slip and fall, malfunctioning
machinery or other incidents that cause physical damage. However, there
are incidents that can occur in the workplace that cause injuries that
aren't so visible and obvious. Incidents can occur on the job that
can cause mental anguish. You may have been victimized by abusive banter.
You may have been subjected to lewd comments or actions, or
sexual harassment. These, and other types of actions can cause psychological and emotional
trauma, and the effects can be devastating. In fact, the effects can be
more damaging than physical injuries.
If you have been subjected to psychological and emotional trauma while
on the job, seek the counsel of a West Virginia personal injury attorney
as soon as possible. Fitzsimmons Law Firm PLLC has represented many clients.
In fact, several of their cases have received national recognition. If
you have been the victim of psychological and emotional trauma while on
the job in the state of West Virginia, they will assess your case and
help you receive the compensation that you deserve for your pain and suffering.
Signs and Symptoms of Psychological & Emotional Trauma
The signs and symptoms of psychological and emotional trauma aren't
as obvious as physical damages. They can take months to develop, and they
may be swept under the rug, so-to-speak. Common signs of emotional distress include:
The effects of psychological and emotional damage can be long-lasting,
and even permanent. They can impact your overall health and well-being,
and can affect your performance on the job, as well as in your personal
life. You could be entitled to workers' compensation, as well as other benefits.
Contact a lawyer at the Fitzsimmons Law Firm PLLC to find out how to handle such a case
and what your next course of action is.