When people think of personal injuries, they think of afflictions such as broken bones, concussions, and other physical ailments. However, many accidents also have an emotional impact on victims and symptoms could manifest themselves in various debilitating ways. For example, a victim of a car crash might feel uncomfortable around cars, and their fear of being in another crash could cause enough anxiety that it impacts their ability to work.
This is why, in the state of California, emotional trauma and distress qualify as a type of personal injury. The