Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Seeking Compensation for Psychological Damages

If you or someone you love has suffered serious emotional trauma, speak immediately with a skilled San Jose personal injury lawyer. At Mitchell & Danoff Law Firm, we are completely committed to pursuing the maximum amount of compensation for injured victims in California. We have a strong belief that pursuing legal recourse against a negligent individual is not merely about getting money for our clients. We know that our clients deserve justice, and that is exactly what we aim to provide to our clients when their well-being has been so devastatingly impacted.

Contact Mitchell & Danoff Law Firm at (831) 219-2110 to begin your pursuit of just compensation. Our compassionate, attentive attorney team will provide you with the personalized legal services you need to fight for your best interests.

The Heartbreaking Reality of Personal Injuries

It is widely understood that many accidents produce physical injuries. Many people fail to completely understand just how much of an impact an accident can have on a person’s emotional and psychological wellbeing. The truth of the matter remains that any type of accident can have a lasting impact on a victim, no matter how minor or how catastrophic the incident may have been.

You or your loved one may be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) if you are displaying any of the following symptoms:

  • Reliving the event (or re-experiencing symptoms) through nightmares, flashbacks or triggers
  • Avoiding situations that remind you of the event
  • Negative changes in beliefs or feelings
  • Having trouble sleeping, focusing, concentrating
  • Easily startled, irritated, or angered

PTSD is one of the many potential consequences of a traumatic situation. California laws provide protection for individuals who are suffering with PTSD after an accident. Our San Jose personal injury lawyer believes that you deserve the opportunity to seek compensation for this aspect of your injuries.

Call a San Jose Personal Injury Attorney for a Free Case Evaluation!

At Mitchell & Danoff Law Firm, we take the time to document all of your ailments, including physical injuries and psychological injuries. By being thorough in our investigations and reports, we can help you pursue the maximum amount of compensation to which you are entitled.

We are here to help you and can be at your side every step of the way. We focus on your rights and offer personal, confidential, and respectful representation that can help you seek the medical treatment that you need to regain clarity and begin your road toward a healthy and happy future.

Call a San Jose personal injury lawyer at (831) 219-2110 and get the help that you deserve.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Should I hire a lawyer for my personal injury case?

    There are several reasons for hiring a lawyer to represent you in your personal injury claim, rather than representing yourself. 1.) It allows you to focus on your own recovery, rather than the complicated details of your case. 2.) By hiring a skilled personal injury attorney to research your case and represent you in court, your chances of success improve drastically.

  • How long will my personal injury case take to resolve?

    This number can vary from one case to another, depending on the details of your situation. A lawsuit can take anywhere from several months to several years to settle.

  • What is the average settlement amount for a personal injury claim?

    The average compensation amount for a personal injury case is anywhere from $3,000 to $75,000, depending on what type of damages you are pursuing.

  • Does California put damage caps on claims for personal injury cases?

    No, only Medical Malpractices cases have a cap. California Civil Code section 3333.2 sets a cap on the amount of non-economic damages (pain and suffering) that can be recovered in a medical malpractice case. The maximum amount that may be recovered is $250,000. All other Personal Injury cases are not subject to any cap.