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Does Workers’ compensation Cover Mental Health?

Workers’ compensation coverage can also extend to mental health conditions that are directly caused by workplace stress or trauma. These may include anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other disorders. To qualify for workers’ compensation coverage for a mental health condition, you must be able to establish that it was a direct result of your work environment. This can be challenging, so it is essential to seek professional help and gather evidence to support your claim.

If you believe you are suffering from a work-related mental health condition, speak to your employer or insurance company about filing a workers’ compensation claim. You may also consider seeking legal assistance from knowledgeable attorneys who specialize in workers’ compensation laws to ensure your rights are protected. Remember, taking care of your mental health is just as important as taking care of your physical well-being.

Contact the lawyers at Harvey & Carpenter for a free consultation. Their office can be reached at (507) 779-7529 or en Espanol (507) 779-7202.