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18 Nov

Can I Get Worker’s Comp Benefits If My Injury Was Self-Inflicted?

If you have been injured on the job, you may be able to get worker’s comp benefits to help cover reasonable medical expenses and disability/wage loss while in recovery. But what happens when a worker…

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

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12 Nov

Can I Sue Someone for Running a Red Light and Hitting Me?

When drivers try to beat a red light instead of slowing down to a complete stop, they are putting the lives of other drivers, passengers, pedestrians or bicyclists in danger. Red-light accidents are…

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

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09 Nov

What Changes Are Coming to the Social Security Program in 2021?

Every year in the fall, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announces its annual changes to the Social Security program, providing updates on income limits, benefit amounts and more for recipients.…

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

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04 Nov

Who is to Blame for a Left-Turn Accident in Wisconsin?

Many accidents happen when drivers are making a left-hand turn. Most of the time, the driver turning left must yield to oncoming traffic before crossing an intersection and for this reason, the turning…

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

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28 Oct

What Should I Do If I Receive a Disability Overpayment?

If you receive a monthly disability payment through Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you may be overpaid at some point. When this happens, you are…

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

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21 Oct

Determining Fault in a Rear-End Collision

Rear-end collisions happen every day, resulting in significant injuries and damages. Victims may suffer debilitating back or neck pain that requires extensive medical treatment. The driver who rear-ended…

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

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15 Oct

Proving an Existing Injury Was Made Worse by Your Job

Many employees may believe that having a preexisting injury may automatically disqualify them from pursuing a worker’s compensation claim, even if that old injury becomes worse because of their job…

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

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08 Oct

What is the First Step in Appealing a Denied Disability Claim?

If you have applied for Social Security Disability and your claim has been denied, it is important not to give up on pursuing the disability benefits you may be eligible to receive. Most initial applications…

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

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02 Oct

Can Damages Be Recovered after an Out-Of-State Car Accident?

Being involved in a car accident can be a traumatic and overwhelming experience, especially when it occurs while driving in another state. You may be unsure if your injuries and damages will be covered…

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

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30 Sep

How Social Security Evaluates a Disability Applicant’s Ability to Work

To determine your ability to work, the Social Security Administration (SSA) must know how severely your disability limits your activities. Through a Residual Function Capacity (RFC) assessment, the…

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

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