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10 Feb

What to Expect When You Meet with a Personal Injury Lawyer for the First Time

If you were injured in an accident through no fault of your own, it is in your best interest to seek legal representation. You may be eligible to pursue compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Personal Injury

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07 Feb

Am I Required to Provide a Recorded Statement in an Injury Claim?

After being injured in an accident, you may receive a call from an insurance company requesting a recorded statement about your version of events. Although providing a statement may help speed up the…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Personal Injury

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29 Jan

Pursuing Death Benefits Under Wisconsin’s Workers’ Compensation System

Surviving family members of a worker who passed away from a workplace injury or illness may be able to pursue death benefits through the Wisconsin workers’ compensation system. These benefits could…

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

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15 Jan

Do I Have a Claim if a Third Party is Responsible for My Workplace Injury?

While a workers’ compensation claim provides compensation for damages that result from most workplace injuries, in some situations, an injured worker may also have a claim against a third party who…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Personal Injury

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08 Jan

Protecting the Settlement Value of a Workers’ Compensation Claim

When you are unable to work due to an injury or illness caused by your employment, it can impact you physically and financially. Workers’ compensation benefits could help pay for your medical care and…

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

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02 Jan

Are Social Security Disability Benefits Taxable?

After waiting to be approved for Social Security Disability benefits, some claimants may be surprised to learn that their benefits may be taxed, so the overall amount of benefits they receive will be…

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

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26 Dec

Can Spouses of Social Security Disability Recipients Also Receive Benefits?

When you start collecting Social Security disability benefits, dependents who rely on your income, such as a spouse or ex-spouse, may also qualify for benefits. Eligibility will depend on several factors,…

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

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16 Dec

Qualifying for Social Security Disability After a Car Accident

In some car accidents, you may be injured so severely that you are unable to return to work for an extended period of time. In these situations, you may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits…

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

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12 Dec

Questions You May Be Asked About Your Car Accident Claim

We will make every effort to resolve your claim through a fair and reasonable settlement. However, if your car accident claim is not resolved through a settlement, a lawsuit and trial may be necessary.…

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

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09 Dec

How Damages Are Calculated for Car Accident Injuries

One of the most common questions that our experienced lawyers at Sigman Janssen receive is, “What is the value of my case?” The answer to this question is tied to several factors, including the extent…

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

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