Psychological Compensation Claim Information
If you want to start a claim for Psychological Injury compensation then you should discuss your case with a specialist lawyer who deals with Psychological Injury cases such as Tylers Solicitors. This will ensure that your Psychological Injury compensation claim has the best chance of success, because Tylers Solicitors have the competence and professional expertise required to process a claim for Psychological Injury injury sufferers.
How do psychological accident claims happen?
Though different experts in the field of psychology try to define psychological damage in a variety of different ways, the bottom line is that it is an individual’s subjective experience which determines if an even is traumatic or not traumatic. Therefore, any event or situation that creates psychological damage by overwhelming an individual’s ability to cope, can be considered traumatic. Leaving a person in fear of death, mutilation, annihilation, or psychosis is also classed as a traumatic event. The victim may feel cognitively, emotionally, and physically overwhelmed, and the circumstances of the event often involve the betrayal of trust, abuse of power, entrapment, pain, helplessness, confusion, and loss.
Can I make a psychological harm claim?
Whatever psychological harm you’ve suffered get in touch today. Our legal team can work with you no matter what kind of injury you’ve suffered.
How do I make a psychological compensation claim?
Contact Tylers Solicitors today!
If you would like to make a compensation claim for a Psychological Injury case then call Tylers Solicitors today for a no-obligation chat on (freephone) 0800 699 0079 today!
What accident claims can psychological injury cover?
If you’ve been unfortunate enough to suffer any kind of psychological injury, our team are here for you. Our no-win, no-fee legal experts can help you to make any kind of claim for personal injury compensation.
Thanks to our many years of experience, we can work to get you the compensation you need to move on with your life.
Need more information? Don’t worry, Lee Kirton or one of our other professional claims solicitors will advise you along the way
Call today on 0800 699 0079 to start your compensation claim!
Psychological Injury Compensation Amounts
If you have had an incident with psychological harm and want to know the average amount of compensation you can claim, use our quick compensation calculator below to calculate the average compensation you will receive.
Serious Psychological Damage
Severe psychological damage is when there is a strong effect on the victim’s ability to cope with neither life nor work; the damage predisposes the victim to severe vulnerability in the future; there is a significant dent on the relationships and friendships of the victim; there is no likelihood that treatment is going to work.
£20,000 to £60,000.
Mild Psychological Damage
The mild psychological damage cases are often brought into claims regarding other minor physical injuries.
£750 to £3,000
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Lastly, post-traumatic stress disorder is a psychiatric condition but on its own category. The amounts often range from £2000 for less severe cases up to £55,000 for the most serious cases.
£11,650 to £307,000
How Much Compensation Can you Claim?
For the successful prosecution of a psychological injury claim, there should be a recognizably psychiatric injury. Severe traumatic events can cause families and individuals very devastating and profound effects. In these cases, the settlement compensation amounts are usually pegged high so as to reflect and acknowledge the gravity of the psychological damage resulting from the respective event.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do you tell the Symptoms of Psychological Injury and How do you Get Diagnosed?
After a traumatic event, or during continuing trauma, individuals react in a variety of ways. This means they can experience a broad range of emotional and physical reactions. The emotional trauma or psychological symptoms of trauma include feeling disconnected or numb, anxiety and fear, shock and disbelief, guilt and self-blame, hopelessness, confusion, difficulty concentrating, and isolating oneself from other people. The physical symptoms of trauma manifest as fatigue, insomnia, aches and pains, racing heartbeat, edginess and agitation, muscle tension and being startled easily.
No win, no fee psychological accident claims solicitors.
To avoid a financial risk to the victim of psychological damage, the victim can hire Tylers as a no-win no-fee solicitor. This will not only save you from a financial risk, but also be an incentive to us to pursue the case quickly and thoroughly until we the victim justice.
How Long Until I Can Claim?
It is essential to file the compensation claim as early as possible when you clearly remember what transpired. Filing the compensation claim early also ensures that you can easily trace the witnesses before you lose track of them. However, generally, there is a statutory limit of three years within which a psychological injury victim has to make a compensation claim. Once the three year lapse, the compensation claim may not be allowed. Therefore, ensure you file the claim as early as possible. Do not delay.
How Do you Make a Compensation Claim?
Making a compensation claim begins with the victom filing a claim in court. You do this by filling in a claim form providing all the needed information. The court will in turn contact the defendant to let them know that the victim is seeking compensation. The second step to have the defendant assume liability so that both parties can begin the process of negotiating the compensation. But if the defendant denies liability, then the plaintiff has no other recourse but to let the court settle it.
Let’s Make Things Better
Start your claim today!