Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the most commonly cited type of psychological injury in personal injury compensation claims. It is thought that PTSD will affect around 5% of men and 10% of women at some stage in their lives.
For most, PTSD will last for a few weeks to several months. However, in some cases it may last for years or become a permanent disorder in a person’s life.
For more information on whether you are entitled to make a compensation claim for PTSD, call YouClaim on 0800 10 757 95.
If you have suffered PTSD after a serious accident caused by another party then you have the right to take legal action against those responsible for your psychological pain.
In recent years, PTSD has become a much more widely recognised condition and is now better understood as a serious psychological issue that can affect anyone who has witnessed or been involved in a traumatic event. YouClaim has experience working with members of the army, mothers who have suffered traumatic births, those who have suffered failed anesthetics during operations, those who have been victims of anesthetic awareness and victims of assault.
Every case is different, so it is difficult to make an accurate estimate of how much you could be entitled to until you have discussed your situation more fully. However, the ballpark average compensation amounts for PTSD are:
Get in touch with YouClaim today to start your post traumatic stress disorder compensation claim with our expert panel solicitors. Either fill in our enquiry form to request a call back or call 0800 10 757 95.