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Psychological care may be necessary after an injury

If you're hurt and seeking compensation in a premises liability case, you probably start by thinking about your medical bills. They're the first immediate cost you see, and they could be extensive.

While that's very important, it's also critical not to overlook the need for psychological care. You can go through significant emotional trauma when you're injured. Even long after your physical injuries have healed, you may need help to work through those lasting mental and emotional issues. This too can be expensive and necessary, meaning you may have a right to compensation.

Part of the problem is that these accidents usually occur at places you go often. You could be hurt in a grocery store where you shop every weekend, in the apartment where you live, in a neighbor's home, or in a parking lot.

If the injury is traumatic and takes you a long time to heal from, are you going to have flashbacks every time you return to that spot? Are your painful memories going to well up and perhaps even bring on medical conditions like panic attacks or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? Things like this can be debilitating, and they can make it nearly impossible to live your life. If you can't even avoid the physical area that triggers your symptoms, you may have to spend a long time working through these psychological hurdles.

Starting out by considering the physical trauma does makes sense, but you can see how important it is to look at all of the ways that the incident impacted your life. If you want to find out more about your rights after an injury, our website has a lot of helpful information.

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