Can you claim compensation for work-related PTSD?

Sep 25, 2018

Work-related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a serious condition that can significantly impact an individual's quality of life and ability to work. If you or someone you know has developed PTSD as a result of a work-related incident, you may be entitled to claim compensation. The Law Office of Stanley E. Robison, Jr specializes in providing legal assistance to individuals seeking compensation for work-related PTSD.

Understanding Work-Related PTSD

Work-related PTSD occurs when an individual experiences a traumatic event or series of events in their workplace that has a lasting negative impact on their mental health. This can include incidents such as workplace accidents, physical assault, witnessing violence, or exposure to other traumatic situations.

PTSD can manifest in various ways, including flashbacks, nightmares, severe anxiety, depression, and difficulty concentrating. These symptoms can significantly affect an individual's ability to perform their job effectively and can also impact their personal life.

Legal Aspects of Claiming Compensation

Claiming compensation for work-related PTSD involves navigating complex legal processes, which is where the Law Office of Stanley E. Robison, Jr can assist you. Our team of experienced attorneys understands the intricacies of workers' compensation and personal injury laws and can help you build a strong case to secure the compensation you deserve.

When it comes to claiming compensation for work-related PTSD, certain factors need to be considered:

1. Causation

Proving that your PTSD is directly caused by a work-related incident is essential for a successful claim. Our legal team will gather evidence, conduct interviews, and consult with medical experts to establish a clear link between your condition and the traumatic event(s) you experienced at work.

2. Timely Reporting

It is important to report the incident(s) that led to your PTSD as soon as possible. Failure to report in a timely manner could jeopardize your chances of receiving compensation. Our attorneys will guide you on the necessary steps to ensure your claim is filed within the required timeframe.

3. Documentation

Keeping thorough documentation of your symptoms, medical treatments, therapy sessions, and any other relevant information is crucial for supporting your claim. Our legal team will assist you in gathering and organizing all necessary documentation to strengthen your case.

4. Expert Testimony

In some cases, expert testimony may be required to further support your claim for compensation. Our attorneys have access to a network of professionals who specialize in evaluating and diagnosing work-related PTSD. They can provide expert testimony that strengthens your case.

The Benefits of Hiring a Legal Professional

Working with a skilled attorney from the Law Office of Stanley E. Robison, Jr can significantly increase your chances of a successful claim for compensation. Our legal team has extensive experience in handling cases related to work-related PTSD and will advocate for your rights throughout the entire process.

Here are some of the benefits of hiring our law firm:

  • Expertise in workers' compensation and personal injury law
  • Comprehensive understanding of work-related PTSD
  • Access to a network of medical and psychological experts
  • Ability to negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf
  • Proven track record of successful compensation claims
  • Personalized attention and support from our legal team


If you believe you are suffering from work-related PTSD and want to explore your options for claiming compensation, don't hesitate to contact the Law Office of Stanley E. Robison, Jr. We are dedicated to helping individuals like you navigate the legal complexities involved in securing the compensation you deserve. Reach out to us today for a consultation and let our experienced attorneys guide you towards a favorable outcome.