Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD is a serious health condition that happens when a person is exposed to an ordeal that is physically and emotionally traumatic. A healthy person’s normal response to trauma is usually short-lived and self-limiting. However, for people with PTSD, the feelings of danger, fear, and helplessness linger and affect the victim’s day-to-day functions.
Symptoms of PTSD are grouped into three categories: avoidance, reliving, and increased anxiety and emotional arousal. Symptoms of avoidance include:
Some cases of PTSD have been associated with injurious car accidents. If you think you have developed PTSD after being involved in an auto accident caused by someone else’s negligence, the legal team at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® is ready to help you determine if your situation qualifies you for a claim. Call our Milwaukee office at (414) 271-0900 and tell us about your story.