You have the right to file a claim if an accident that was not your fault left you with psychological injuries. Any person diagnosed with a psychological condition resulting from an accident for which they were not at fault has a legal right to file a claim for compensation for psychological injuries.
1. If the claim is accepted, the claimant will receive compensation for the full extent of their psychological harm and its impact on their life.
2. Any income loss brought on by psychological trauma will be covered by a special damage claim that is part of a successful claim settlement.
3. The claimant may have access to specialised rehabilitation therapies like counselling, EMDR, CBT, and other appropriate therapies.
Most psychological injuries can be treated with therapies. A psychologist will work with a patient to teach them how to rewire their brains to lessen the symptoms of conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after whiplash.
An estimated compensation bracket amounts (following the Judicial College Guidelines) for psychological injuries are as follows: