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Robbed at Gunpoint – Can I Get Compensation for Psychological Trauma?

While it is quite possible to suffer psychological trauma after a robbery, proving it will take more evidence. Getting robbed, especially at gunpoint, is a very traumatic experience. Even if this event manages not to leave any physical injuries, it’s still possible for victims to feel the repercussions at a mental and emotional level. And … Read more

Updated: June 13, 2024

Workers Compensation for PTSD After Witnessing a Traumatic Event

These disorders often require extensive therapy and even medications just to be managed. However, you may be wondering: does workers comp cover this? A lot of people associate post-traumatic stress disorder with soldiers who can have a difficult time adjusting to civilian life after deployment. However, this emotional distress can happen right here as well, … Read more

Updated: September 6, 2019

Workplace Hazards Facing Security Guards – St. Louis Injured at Work Attorneys

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Security guards are often the first ones to reach the scene of an incident. During the September 11th attacks on the Twin Towers, thirty-three security guards died in the line of duty. Security guards act as deterrents, who observe the situation and report suspicious behavior, unarmed. They are often at risk of injury when dealing … Read more

Updated: April 4, 2024

Missouri Workers Compensation and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Workers compensation may cover work-related stress related disorders, such as post traumatic stress disorder. Cases of physical injuries are quite straightforward, because some simple diagnostic tests can establish the severity of the injury and appropriate treatment can be provided. However, with mental and stress related injuries, such as post traumatic stress disorder, things are not … Read more

Updated: March 11, 2022