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May is observed by many as Mental Health Month, creating an opportunity to raise awareness about mental health. Pursuing a personal injury lawsuit can be very stressful and impact everyone in different ways. You can pursue a successful car accident case without spending a lot of time on it and without a lot of anxiety.

The following are steps that you can take to help alleviate some of the pressure off yourself if you are injured in an accident.

  1. Reduce stress. Try to do things that put yourself in a good headspace. These can be things like reading, listening to music and spending time with loved ones.

  2. Let others help. It can be hard to accept help from others. Try to allow the people around you and in your community to help relieve stress by permitting them to help with simple tasks like providing transportation and meals.

  3. Get medical help. A doctor can help diagnose and treat physical injuries after an accident, but can also help with mental aspects as well.

  4. Contact an attorney. After you contact an attorney, they will take over the day-to-day aspects of insurance negotiations and litigation. This allows you to focus on your recovery while knowing someone is fighting to get you the compensation you deserve.

Medical care is an important part of recovering from a car accident, but reducing stress and managing your mental health can allow you to get back to work, family and daily life faster. 

If you're suffering from anxiety and stress after a car accident, you should speak to an experienced auto accident attorney as soon as possible. We encourage you to start a live chat, contact us online or call our office directly at 800-800-5678 to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with an experienced Midwest car accident lawyer in one of our Wisconsin, Illinois or Iowa offices.

Jill Erin Wellskopf
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