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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder After a Car Crash

On Behalf of Cranwell & Moore P.L.C., Attorneys at Law May 31, 2019

For many car accident victims, the consequences of the wreck are immediately visible. For example, someone may sustain a broken bone or some other type of injury and seek medical attention immediately. On the other hand, some car crash consequences are not easily detected and may come out in the days or even months following the accident. Some car accident victims may develop mental and emotional challenges following the collision, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, which can be incredibly detrimental.

If you have OCD as a result of a traffic accident, your daily life may have become very challenging. You may spend an unnecessary amount of time with certain simple tasks, and this disorder could even affect your ability to drive. Some people with OCD brought on by a traffic crash may decide that they do not want to drive altogether, while others may experience problems in their relationships and at work.

It is crucial to fully examine the potential impact of a car accident if you were recently involved in a crash, especially if you are thinking about taking legal action against a reckless driver who was responsible for the collision. The mental, physical and financial toll of these wrecks can linger for years and we believe it is vital for auto accident victims to explore their legal options if a negligent driver brought this suffering into their lives.

To read additional information on the consequences of traffic accidents and related legal topics, feel free to explore our law firm’s website.