Psychiatric injury can occur where someone has suffered stress to the extent that their mental health has severely suffered.
Psychiatric injury can be caused by a wide range of possible factors including too much stress or pressure at work, suffering bullying or harassment or being the victim of a sexual assault.
Work-related stress is the most common cause of psychiatric injury which we are involved with, particularly where an employer has know about the issues but then hasn’t done enough to support the employee.
If you have been on the receiving line of stress at work and have had to talk to your GP about the impact it has had upon your health, then you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.
How We Can Help
Here at Oakwood Solicitors, we have a dedicated team of specialist lawyers who solely deal with claims for psychiatric injury ranging from workplace issues including bullying or harassment at work, to school bullying and educational negligence complaints.
With a primary expertise in claims for work-related stress, our team promises to help and guide you through the claims process with a knowledgeable and supportive lawyer at your side.
As the only law Firm in the country with a department solely focused on helping those with claims for psychiatric injury, you will be guaranteed a sensitive and impartial service and a free assessment of your potential claim at the outset.
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