Psychiatric Injury Claims Under The Defense Base Act

Psychiatric InjuryThe standard is not extremely burdensome, as stress, no matter how slight, is sufficient to give rise to a psychiatric injury.  However, it is important to note that to establish a psychiatric injury, the events which give rise to the psychiatric problems must actually have occurred. It is important to document an injury and also to make sure that the Employer is aware of the stressful working conditions which give rise to a psychiatric claim.