Ask anyone who has gone through a traumatic experience, near-death experiences can have a deep impact on your life and cause on-going emotional trauma and mental suffering. San Diego is a bright and sunny place, until you experience an accident that turns your world dark. It can take awhile for your brain to get over it and feel safe again. You may often play frightening memories in your head or sense danger around every corner. But treatment and support from family and friends can speed your recovery from emotional trauma.
What Happens After Emotional Trauma?
Following a traumatic event, most people experience a wide range of physical and emotional reactions. Some people can develop anxiety problems and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, while others silently fear leaving the house. The emotional symptoms can range from:
- Shock, denial, or disbelief
- Anger, irritability, mood swings
- Guilt, shame, self-blame
- Feeling sad or hopeless
- Confusion, difficulty concentrating
- Anxiety and fear
- Withdrawing from others
- Feeling disconnected or numb
Physical Symptoms of Emotional Trauma
These symptoms and feelings typically last from a few days to a few months, gradually fading as you process the trauma.
- Insomnia or nightmares
- Being startled easily
- Racing heartbeat
- Aches and pains
- Difficulty concentrating
- Edginess and agitation
- Muscle tension
Why Hire Our Personal Injury Lawyers?
Since 1992, the personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Michael Pines, APC have been helping people just like you in San Diego recover the maximum financial compensation for your emotional trauma. Our firm’s founder, Michael Pines, is a former insurance company lawyer, and he knows how the insurance companies work. Insurance companies may not pay a fair settlement. You shouldn’t have to worry about fighting insurance companies or even recovering what you lost in the car accident. That’s what we’re here for, to help you recover the maximum personal injury settlement with the least amount of stress.
We know the legal process can at times be very confusing, but our experience in San Diego and throughout California can, however, help guide you through the process. If you do not want insurance companies to take advantage of you, you should hire an experienced personal injury lawyer from our law firm because we are dedicated to helping you obtain the fair and just compensation you and your family need to recover and move toward a brighter future.
If you or a loved one have been involved in an auto accident and suffered any emotional trauma we urge you to contact our bilingual offices as soon as possible following the accident at 1-800-655-6585 or please click here for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury attorney in San Diego. We handle all cases on a contingency fee basis, which means that you owe us nothing until we recover money on your behalf.