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PTSD Dog Bite Lawsuit – Emotional Trauma from Dog Attacks


PTSD Dog Bite Lawsuit - Emotional Trauma from Dog Attacks One of the most common, but overlooked issues after a dog bite is post traumatic stress. This can include night terrors, anxiety, fear or other emotional issues which can occur. These types of issues can manifest into physical conditions if they are not properly treated. Insurance companies will almost always down play or flat out deny that these types of injuries are real, even though they know it is a very serious issue.

Traumatic Stress Caused By a Dog Bite Case

Post traumatic stress after a dog bite is a real issue, which can require intensive counseling and therapy to correct. You may need to see therapist for a sustained period of time, before the issue is fully resolved. Many believe that this fear is only limited to animals, but recent cases have shown that it can be a much greater fear. In fact you can suffer from general anxiety not only from animals, but from people as well. This fear, in some cases, can be so serious that it will debilitate the injured party. Often times they will be left completely incapable of human interaction for long periods of time. PTSD Dog Bite Lawsuit - Emotional Trauma from Dog Attacks In milder cases, once animals loving people, can suffer from frightening anxiety and night terrors from being attacked by animals. These mental manifestations or fear like symptoms can leave you frustrated and confused. If the injured party keeps pets in the home, they may be required to surrender or give away the pets for fear of being around them. This can leave them depressed and saddened. Mental anguish is a recoverable component of your claim. You are permitted to file for damages for the mental distress caused by the bite. Insurance companies are required to cover for these types of damages and provide money compensation for treatment and distress. However, because many firms are unaware how this element of damages works, they fail to account for it or attempt to recover for it. It is important that you make sure you seek treatment if you have suffered any symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder after a dog bite.

Symptoms Post Traumatic Stress After a Dog Bite

  • Here are some general symptoms which can occur after a dog bite attack.
  • Flashbacks
  • Night terrors or nightmares
  • High levels of anxiety
  • Physical manifestations including headaches and the inability to sleep
  • Lack of emotional response
  • Feeling of detachment
  • Confusion
  • General avoidance of activities
  • Avoiding others including family and friends
  • Increased energy or hyper paranoia

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Value of My Case – Filing a Dog Bite Lawsuit

While the emotional distress is a part of your claim, it is not the only factor. We usually asses cases based on a lot of other factors. This can include both mental and physical issues which occur after the attack. Only after we get a full picture of the injuries can we make an assessment of case value. However, you can always use the degree of your injuries as a benchmark of understanding case value. Additionally keep in mind that the dog owners insurance limits are another important factor. Legal Assistance: If you have been injured in a dog bite attack contact the Downtown L.A. Law Group for a free case evaluation with a personal injury attorney. Call toll free (888) 649-7166.

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