Personal Injury

27 Nov

Should You Reveal a Preexisting Injury During an Injury Claim?

It is understandable for an accident victim to be concerned about not being able to pursue compensation because of a preexisting injury. However, it is important to disclose the injury because not doing…

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17 Oct

What Happens with an Injury Claim When Treatment Ends?

You may have heard that an attorney usually waits for the point of maximum medical improvement (MMI) to begin negotiating for fair compensation. You may have many questions about what this is and why…

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20 Sep

What is Pain and Suffering in an Injury Claim?

The purpose of a personal injury claim is to put you back in the position you were in before you suffered an injury. Victims file a claim to obtain financial compensation for the damages the accident…

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16 Jun

Subrogation: What You Need to Know

To understand subrogation, consider the following: If you’ve ever visited a doctor following an accident, you’ve probably received a very ominous letter from your health insurer a few weeks later. The…

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17 Apr

Personal Injury FAQ

How much does it cost to talk to a personal injury lawyer?

At Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham, we provide free initial consultations for all claims by telephone or in person. We also offer…

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05 Sep

Family Visitor Injured By Dog of Home Owner

Dog Bite Liability In Wisconsin – September 5, 2013

The Appleton personal injury lawyers with Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham explain that when a dog bites a person in Wisconsin, the law allows…

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11 Jul

Appleton Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Assisted Living Facility

July 11, 2013

A Wisconsin wrongful death lawsuit was filed on behalf of an 85-year-old woman who died after wandering away from an assisted living facility. The lawsuit claims the woman’s death…

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11 Jun

Pedestrian Accidents Are a Serious Problem in Wisconsin

Jan. 10, 2013

Pedestrian accidents are a serious problem in the United States, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimating that pedestrians are one and a half times more likely…

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09 May

Michigan Law Applied in Wisconsin Wrongful Death Lawsuit

May 9, 2013

The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has ruled that another state’s laws must be applied to a Wisconsin wrongful death lawsuit.

The lawsuit stems from a 2009 incident that occurred…

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02 May

Personal Injury Lawsuits Filed Against Healthcare Facilities in Wisconsin

May 2, 2013

In recent years, an alarming number of Wisconsin personal injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice lawsuits have been filed against nursing homes in the state. An investigative…

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