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Personal Injury Lawyers for Victims of Chronic Pain
Chronic pain is generally considered pain that persists for a period longer than six months. This pain can be mild on some occasions, and severe in others. The pain can range depending on certain days and activities, which causes significant hardship on an individual’s ability to live their life.
Chronic pain can be felt anywhere in the body. The pain experienced is often feelings of discomfort, aching, burning, soreness, with other symptoms including fatigue, trouble sleeping, change in mood, anxiety, stress, and fear. This pain can develop from an illness, trauma, or injury as a result of an accident. It can also develop from no discernible illness, trauma, or injury, but from psychological injuries such as depression, anxiety, or bipolar disorder.
Even after an injury has seemingly healed, individuals may continue to feel pain in specific areas. This pain may persist for days, weeks, years, or in worst-case scenarios, for life. This poses increased barriers to individuals whose pain is no longer supported by objective data but continues to affect them in their everyday life. The most common causes of chronic pain are due to injuries sustained from motor vehicle accidents, as well as slip and fall accidents.
It can be very frustrating and exhausting trying to explain pain symptoms. Chronic pain can affect a person’s enjoyment of life and stand in the way of their ability to make a living. That is why the team at MacIsaac Gow is here to offer their expertise to get you the compensation you need and deserve!
What You Can Do:
It is no secret that chronic pain is more difficult to prove in comparison to cases where there is a visible, objective injury. However, here are some things you can do to help build a strong case in order to receive compensation:
- Document your pain, noting its severity, consistency, and frequency as soon as you start to feel pain following an accident.
- See your family physician or a medical practitioner and share your concerns to receive a medical diagnosis.
- Contact MacIsaac Gow LLP as soon possible! They will advise you on the best course of action to take in order to get compensation for your injury.
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