Workers Compensation

30 Sep

Challenges of Workers’ Comp Claims Involving Back Injuries

Your job may have aggravated an existing back injury or caused a new one. However, proving there is a link between your job and your back injury can be very difficult. This is why we recommend contacting…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Workers Compensation

Read More
09 Oct

The Independent Medical Evaluation & How it Affects Your Worker's Compensation Case

When I receive phone calls from new potential clients who have been injured on the job, I frequently hear something along the following lines, I injured my back about five months ago and Worker's Compensation…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Workers Compensation

Read More
17 Apr

Workers' Compensation FAQs

What is workers’ compensation?

Workers’ compensation is a state-regulated program that provides financial benefits to employees who are unable to work following an injury or illness suffered on the…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Workers Compensation

Read More
17 Apr

Injured Employee Rights and Responsibilities

In Wisconsin, workers’ compensation laws are designed to ensure that injured employees receive the benefits they need to support themselves and their families while they are unable to work. As an injured…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Workers Compensation

Read More
17 Apr

What Happens if my Claim is Denied?

If your workers’ compensation claim was denied, you may be worried about how you’ll pay your medical bills and support your family while you get better. But a denial isn’t the end of the process. At…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Workers Compensation

Read More
06 Mar

Construction Accidents Result in Hefty Costs for Companies Responsible

Data indicates that construction accidents are responsible for many on-the-job injuries that result in Wisconsin Workers Compensation Claims. Recently, several construction companies reached settlements…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Workers Compensation

Read More
16 Jan

Common Questions That Follow Workplace Injuries

Employees of businesses in Wisconsin face many on-the-job hazards each day that may cause injuries. When work accidents happen, a majority of these individuals are covered by workers’ compensation benefits.…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Workers Compensation

Read More
05 Dec

The Dangers of Transportation Accidents

December 5, 2013

When a worker is injured as the result of an on-the-job accident, he or she may be entitled to compensation from workers compensation benefits. Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Workers Compensation

Read More
08 Nov

Forklift Operator Killed in Work-Related Accident

Oct. 8, 2012

A 54-year-old forklift operator from Dodgeville, Wisconsin, was killed earlier this week as a result of an on-the-job accident. According to a story published by The Cap Times,…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Workers Compensation

Read More
10 Oct

Lawmakers Considering Reforms to the Wisconsin Workers Compensation System

October 10, 2013

When an employee is injured on-the-job, they often have a right to file for compensation for medical bills and lost wages through their employer’s workers’ compensation insurance…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Workers Compensation

Read More