Jacob Fights: A Top Los Angeles Emotional Distress Attorney
Workplace stress is real, according to OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Admin) stress related illnesses are on the rise and the effects can be serious. Employers today demand a lot of their staff. Workers are constantly overloaded with tasks; more tasks than the job they were hired to do should entail. When management creates a stressful workplace full of pressures and demands, employees are unable to complete their work assignments properly, which can lead to poor performance and productivity as a result of mental and emotional stress. When these working conditions continue, mental and physical ailments can occur. If you are the victim of workplace stress, you could be entitled to compensation. The Law Offices of Jacob O Partiyeli can help you file an emotional distress lawsuit against your employer and will properly represent your case so that you can recover the full workers’ compensation benefits that you are entitled to.
Causes of Workplace Emotional Distress
There are a variety of factors that can lead to employee emotional distress. Some of the most common causes of workplace mental anguish include:
- An unsafe work environment
- High demands
- Harassment and bullying
- Poor management skills
- Poor interpersonal communication
- Fear of being fired
- Excessive overtime
Emotional distress injuries, feeling overwhelmed and losing self-confidence, can occur in any industry; law enforcement, health care, education and training, manufacturing, construction, information technology, and call centers, for example. White collar and blue collar workers alike can become the victims of workplace emotional distress and mental anguish.
Signs and Symptoms of Emotional Distress
The effects of workplace emotional distress may not be visible, but they can have serious and lasting effects that can impact every facet of an individual’s overall physical and mental health and well-being. Some of the most common side effects of mental anguish and emotional distress include:
- Changes in personality
- Sleep problems
- Weight loss or gain
- Problems with personal relationships
- Ulcers and gastrointestinal disorders
Suing for Emotional Distress
If you are exhibiting any of the above-mentioned signs and symptoms, if you have been diagnosed with a mental disorder and require therapy, you may be entitled to compensation. The Law Offices of Jacob O Partiyeli, a leading workers’ compensation law firm in Los Angeles, will help to protect your rights. It may be difficult to prove that emotional stress is work related unless you have a dedicated and committed stress injury attorney who can gather the appropriate evidence proving and strengthening your case. We will properly represent your case and fight for you to receive maximum benefits that can help you pay for any medical care that you may require, replace wages that you may have lost, and compensate you for the mental anguish, pain, and suffering that you have experienced. We have successfully recovered millions of dollars in damages for Los Angeles victims of workplace emotional distress, and we can do the same for you. Contact our law firm today to set up a free consulation!