DALLAS, Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Injured accident victims are rarely the only ones left suffering after a serious truck accident. Say the Dallas accident injury lawyers of 1800 CAR WRECK, their loved ones also suffer, especially in cases when injuries sustained are permanent or long-term. Coping with the loss of mobility or full physical functioning, being unable to maintain employment, and needing help getting through the emotional trauma are all issues injured truck accident victims face that can weigh heavy on a family unit as a whole. Although their loved ones typically want to give support to the injured family member, they too may be unprepared for the sudden additional time and effort that must be put in helping navigate the negative aftermath of an accident.
Car Accidents Are Leading Cause For Post-traumatic Stress Disorder In The General Population, Says New Book
"Over three million people a year are involved in automobile accidents which cause serious bodily injury and psychological distress. Between 10 and 45 percent of those injured later suffer from Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) which can interfere with their daily functioning, according to the first book that comprehensively examines the psychological effect of motor vehicle accidents on the survivors of a crash."
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Truck accident victims and their loved ones do not have to feel they are alone in the fight to rebuild their lives after an accident. One of the key forces of support available is what can be provided by a truck accident attorney. The Dallas truck accident lawyers of the Eberstein & Witherite firm offer strong legal support for families in these cases and can also help them in locating support groups and other resources that can help them in their recovery.
CRASH Foundation (Citizens for Reliable And Safe Highway)
Resource. Dedicated to providing immediate compassionate support to truck crash survivors and families of truck crash victims. Referrals to grief counseling, medical services and truck crash experts. Phone support, conferences, advocacy, First Response Program and survivors network.
For more information about the CRASH Foundation, please visit http://www.cigna.com/healthwellness/hw/support-groups/accident-victims-shc63acc
Individuals who have been hurt in a Dallas truck accident and need help with understanding what steps can be taken for them to move forward to live the best quality of life possible as they work to recover can contact the law firm of Eberstein & Witherite by calling 1800 CAR WRECK. The firm's helpline is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Truck accident victims or their loved ones can contact the firm today for a free case evaluation.
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