Psychological injuries in the workplace can be a difficult subject for people to discuss, largely because there is rarely any physically noticeable sign that somebody is suffering.
Psychological injuries can however be as damaging as physical injuries and employers still have a duty to minimise the risks of their staff suffering from psychological injuries in the workplace.
Many of these injuries can be the result of somebody suffering or witnessing some form of physical accident although there are many other reasons why somebody may be suffering from psychological injuries whilst at work.
At Irwin Mitchell we have lawyers who are specially trained in dealing with psychological injury claims and in many cases, we can help you to make a compensation claim.
Experts in psychological injury claims
If you think that you may have developed some form of psychological injury or you’ve already been diagnosed with a recognised psychological condition resulting from an accident at work, we may be able to help.
Psychological injuries can be caused for various reasons but some of the most common include:
- Being involved in a distressing accident
- Helping someone who has been involved in a work accident
- Suffering workplace bullying, including pressure or discrimination by employers or colleagues
The effects of a psychological injury can include anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Psychological injury at work claims
The Accident at Work Site is managed by Irwin Mitchell, one of the UK's leading law firms, and our lawyers have specialist experience in dealing with often complex psychological injury at work claims.
We can offer you the levels of understanding and support that you need, giving you jargon-free guidance and support with making a psychological injury claim. Even if you have been diagnosed with a mental health condition in the past, you may still be entitled to claim compensation.
If you believe that you have been suffering from psychological problems at work, contact Irwin Mitchell today for a FREE no obligation consultation. Call 0800 313 4748 or use our online contact form.
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All Scottish cases will be handled by the Scottish law firm with which we are associated, Irwin Mitchell Scotland LLP. The law relating to funding is different in Scotland and you will receive separate advice about what that means as well as a separate funding agreement.