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10 May

Can I Receive Benefits While Waiting for a Disability Determination?

It usually takes five to seven months for the Social Security Administration (SSA) to decide whether to approve or deny an application for disability benefits. This can be a particularly long time for…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Social Security

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06 May

Seeking Injury Compensation in a Wrong-Way Driving Accident

Car accidents caused by a driver traveling the wrong way on the road can lead to serious and potentially life-threatening injuries. These accidents often occur while driving at high speed on highways…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Auto Accidents

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28 Apr

How Traffic Tickets May Play a Role in a Car Accident Claim

Receiving a traffic ticket after a car accident can impact your claim in several ways. It could harm your chances of recovering the compensation needed to pay for your injuries and damages. Traffic…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Auto Accidents

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22 Apr

How Does Witness Credibility Impact a Car Accident Case?

Witnesses who saw your crash and are willing to help with your claim can provide invaluable insight into what happened. Their testimony could help you prove the other driver’s negligence and/or the…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Auto Accidents

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19 Apr

When Could a Passenger Be at Fault for Causing a Car Accident?

When insurers assess fault for a car accident, the focus is generally on the drivers involved. There are many reasons a driver may be to blame: speeding, distracted driving, drowsy driving or being…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Auto Accidents

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13 Apr

Will I Lose My Worker’s Comp Benefits If My Employer Fires Me?

If you have suffered an injury on the job, it is important to know if you will continue receiving your worker’s compensation benefits until you can return to work. However, what if your employer fires…

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

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08 Apr

Staying Safe in Appleton’s Most Dangerous Intersections

Many crashes happen because of another driver’s actions. Drivers may fail to pay attention to their surroundings or take extra caution when turning, changing lanes, or making other driving maneuvers.

There…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Auto Accidents

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05 Apr

Assessing Social Security Disability Claims in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Disability Determination Bureau, which operates through the Department of Health Services, is the state agency responsible for making the initial decisions on disability claims.

Those…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Social Security

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22 Mar

New Report Shows Traffic Fatalities in Wisconsin Increased During the Pandemic

Since the onset of the pandemic, you might assume that fatal crashes and crash fatalities have decreased due to restrictions. However, even when there were fewer cars on the road, there was an increase…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Auto Accidents

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17 Mar

Zero Upfront Costs To You

What Does it Mean to Charge No Upfront Fees?

At Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham, there is no upfront fee to talk to a lawyer about your injuries or disability, there is no upfront fee if we…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Firm News

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