Not all workplace injuries look the same. Sometimes they are traumatic injuries, but they can also be less noticeable on the outside. We are talking about workplace injuries that affect our mental state. At JML Law, our team understands that these injuries are real. When you need a Downey stress-related injury attorney, our team will get to work on your behalf immediately. Let us investigate the circumstances of your case so we can secure the compensation you truly deserve.
When we go to work, we depend just as much on our minds as we do on our bodies to get us through the day. Our mental state can be negatively affected by the work environment. An article that came out recently in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine discusses mental health in the workplace and says that employers are not doing enough to prevent workplace mental health illnesses or help those in the workplace already suffering from them.
Workplace stress can negatively affect our minds as well as our bodies. It is understood that stress affects our bodies. It can change our blood chemistry, cholesterol levels, metabolic functioning, and our immune system. Work-related stress can become debilitating.
Workplace mental health problems are caused by more than having a bad day at work. We all have those. We want you to keep in mind that most people spend more time at work than with their own families and mental health issues arise due to:
We have become much more aware of workplace sexual harassment and discrimination over the last few years. When a worker faces either of those at work, their mental health will be negatively affected.
California law permits compensation for a wide range of mental health issues caused by work-related mental stress. The threshold for proving these injuries is higher than with other work-related injuries, so please secure help from a Downey stress-related injury lawyer to help you through the process.
We know that this type of workplace injury or illness is not easy to talk about. However, the health and well-being of yourself and your family are vitally important. If your mental health has been affected by workplace stress, the team at JML Law is ready to help. Our knowledgeable and experienced attorneys will step up and investigate all aspects of your case so we can secure:
Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you have been injured in a work-related accident.