Often many years can pass after a traumatic experience, before a member of the forces can suffer or be diagnosed with PTSD, or other psychological or psychiatric disorders.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder resulting from exposure to traumatic, stressful, frightening or distressing events. The condition was first recognised in war veterans and was previously known as ‘shell shock’.
Symptoms and consequences typically include some or all of the following:
Early intervention and legal advice is vitally important. Gorvins’ Military Personal Injury team has many years of experience of acting for military personnel who have suffered PTSD and/or other psychological and psychiatric injuries. We can maximise compensation whether in Civil, Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (‘AFCS’) and/or Criminal Injuries claims.
We take pride in our holistic approach to our client services and can arrange the requisite support for you and your family in terms of education (on conditions), rehabilitation and other e.g. financial support.
Gary Boyd, the partner in charge of Gorvins’ military personal injury department, is an acknowledged expert in the highly specialised field of PTSD and associated psychological and psychiatric injuries. To discuss your case with Gary you can call us on 0161 930 5117 or fill in our online enquiry form and let us call you back to see how we can help.
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