Can I Sue My Doctor for Emotional Distress?

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Can I Sue my Doctor for Emotional Distress?

Call Our Law Firm About Emotional Distress Lawsuits

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Can I Sue My Doctor for Emotional Distress? 

Yes, you can sue your doctor for emotional distress.

In Pennsylvania there are laws to protect victims from an injury, giving plaintiffs a right to seek compensatory, punitive, and nominal damages. This can include compensation for work, medical, property, emotional distress or emotional pain and suffering, and damages stemming from gross negligence.

Can I Sue My Doctor for Emotional Distress?

Can I Sue My Doctor for Emotional Distress? Pribanic & Pribanic Emotional Distress lawyers: Jeffrey Pribanic, Ernest Pribanic and Victor Pribanic (left to right): call today for free a legal consultation 800-392-4529.

Can I Sue My Doctor for Emotional Distress?

Yes, you can sue your doctor for emotional distress. 

In Pennsylvania there are laws to protect victims from an injury, giving plaintiffs a right to seek compensatory, punitive, and nominal damages. This can include compensation for work, medical, property, emotional distress or emotional pain and suffering, and damages stemming from gross negligence.

Can I Sue My Doctor for Emotional Distress?

Can I Sue My Doctor for Emotional Distress? Pribanic & Pribanic Emotional Distress lawyers: Jeffrey Pribanic, Ernest Pribanic and Victor Pribanic (left to right): call today for free a legal consultation 800-392-4529.

Under the right circumstances, patients can sue their doctors for inflicting emotional distress due to negligence just as one would if they caused them physical harm. However, it can be a complicated process. There is a specific list of  criteria that must be met in order for you to sue your doctor for emotional distress. 

How to Prove Emotional Distress

Five ways to prove that emotional distress came from a physical injury:

  1. Onset of Symptoms — document everything about emotional distress began after your personal injury accident. You can record with your phone or journal to provide evidence with medical records.
  2. Severity of Emotional Distress — If the emotional distress from a physical injury is severe enough to change your quality of life than this can be proof to a court to rule in your favor.
  3. Associated Physical Symptoms — Record or journal any physical symptoms along with emotional ones. This could be anything that triggers emotional distress such as: sleep deprivation, headaches, pain, gastrointestinal problems, cognitive function, etc.
  4. Cause of Emotional Distress — Being able to connect your emotional distress to an event is key to your claim. Can you identify the cause of your emotional distress from an injury?
  5. Medical Validation — Finally, having a qualified medical professional qualify your claim for emotional distress is a necessary step. This can be from medications prescribed, treatments, diagnostics, or any related medical information provided by your doctor.

It is best to have a qualified medical malpractice team supporting you through your medical malpractice claim to ensure you recover your rightful damages. If you feel that you unnecessarily harmed do to emotional distress, call Pribanic & Pribanic today. We are dedicated to those impacted by medical negligence and we will help you recover the damages you deserve.

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“What should I do if I experience health problems?”

First, seek medical treatment if you are developing health symptoms. Second, consider getting a baseline of your entire health, like blood tests and organ function, in case anything changes. And there are other steps you can take to improve your chances of securing compensation, like preserving evidence. Take photographs or videos of anything involved that you think led to your injury.

It is also important to be careful about what you sign or what you say to companies involved in your injury. They are trying to limit their liability and may try to get you to sign documents or make statements that hurt your case. To ensure your rights are protected in your state consult with an experienced attorney first.

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