Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and service connected disability claims are not limited to just physical ailments. Psychological and mental conditions are just as valid. At our law firm, we have a solid success rate in getting clients approved for benefits. We can specifically help with veterans and other individuals suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Suffering from PTSD?
PTSD is an anxiety disorder that develops after a traumatic or high-stress event. This often includes combat veterans, motor vehicle victims and violent crime victims. Many times, the symptoms of PTSD take weeks and even months to develop. If you or a loved one is suffering from PTSD, you may be entitled to benefits either through Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or a service connected disability claim.
Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
The symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can appear months after a traumatic event or series of events. Symptoms can both physically and psychologically manifest.
Psychological symptoms include:
- Panic attacks
- Flashbacks of the event
- Nightmares/night terrors
- Irritability/mood swings
- Lack of concentration
- Suicidal thoughts
Physical symptoms include:
- Night sweats
- Heart pounding
- Rapid breathing
- Muscle tension
- Trouble sleeping
- Physical aches/pains
PTSD can be a qualifying disability for veterans' claims and SSDI claims. Our attorneys have extensive experience helping PTSD victims and have worked with mental health professional for more than 20 years. Working with these mental professionals, we are able to ask the right questions and get the right documentation of how PTSD has affected your life and ability to work.
Contact Us: Experienced Georgia Military Veterans' Disability Attorney
We are here to help you get the benefits you need to pay for medical expenses, therapy and psychiatric care in order to get better. As a veteran who has served our country, you deserve more. We are here to make sure that you are taken care of and get the treatment you need. Call us toll free at 877-572-3949 for a free case evaluation, or contact us online to arrange a consultation. We can meet clients at several locations in the Atlanta area.