Mental Injury

Delaware Mental Injury Lawyers

Recently there have been a variety of mental illnesses, mental disorders and mental injuries have become widely accepted by the medical community as viable obstacles that can hinder ones work performance. This has led to fewer barriers in obtaining worker’s compensation benefits for those suffering from a mental disorder. This is provided the injury was directly related to their job. This is not to say that it is easy to qualify for work injury benefits. Having an experienced Delaware workers compensation attorney handling mental injury claims on your side is very beneficial. They will help you accurately determine the true value of your claim based on the extent and origin of your mental injury.

For help in getting the DE workers compensation benefits you are entitled to call The Law Office of Schuster Jachetti at (302) 984-1000. Mr. Jachetti and his staff have honed their skills in worker’s compensation law in Delaware over the years He has helped countless numbers of clients obtain fair & just compensation for injuries sustained in the workplace. As your Delaware workers compensation attorney, Mr. Jachetti will focus his efforts on handling all of the legal & administrative details of your case. Our Georgetown Delaware workers compensation lawyers will handle the legal aspects of your case so you can focus on regaining your  health.

Classes of Work Related Mental Injuries

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder


Anxiety Disorders

Mental Disability Groups

Mental disorders are grouped into 3 primary groups based on their etiology, or origin. They are outlined below:

Physical-Mental Disabilty Claims

These occur when an employee develops a mental disorder, such as depression, as a consequence of a work related physical injury. An example would be if someone became depressed after sustaining a debilitating back injury at work.

Mental-Physical Disability Claims

These injuries arise when a mental stimulus at work manifests itself as a physical injury. An example would be a worker suffering a heart attack during a stressful work related situation i.e. being robbed at gunpoint while working at a store.

Mental Mental Disability Claims

These cases involve scenarios where a mental stimulus in the workplace causes a mental injury. An example would be the inability to return to work after a traumatic event due to Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSS)

Contact A Delaware Work Injury Lawyer

If you have sustained a mental injury while in the workplace it may behoove you to call a workers compensation attorney serving all of Delaware. Contact our Sussex County Delaware workers compensation lawyers today regarding your claim. Mr. Jachetti offers free consults and serves all of Delaware.