If you are injured on the job or if your workplace conditions are unhealthy and cause you to get sick, your employer has a [...]
Some injuries are not visible to the naked eye or through any physical tests. Rather, they involve psychiatric or emotional trauma.
If you are suffering from emotional distress due to your physical injury, do not ignore it or try to convince yourself that it is any less “real” or debilitating just because it is not physical. Some work injuries can leave us with severe emotional scars that make it difficult to live a normal life.
*Florida courts have ruled that, emotional & psychiatric conditions must be a direct result of the original, physical work-related injury.