OVERCOMING THE DEVASTATION OF LEGAL ABUSE SYNDROME (LAS), by Karin D.
Huffer, MS, MFT, chronicles her 20 years of research and clinical work with
LAS, a form of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). LAS is a psychic
injury, not a mental illness. It is a personal injury that develops in
individuals assaulted by ethical violations, legal abuses, betrayals, and
fraud. Abuse of power and authority and a profound lack of accountability in
our courts have become rampant, compounding an already stressful experience.
Medical and psychological treatment for PTSD is compensable under most health insurance. To learn
more about PTSD see