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21 Feb

How Many Times Can You Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) denies many initial applications for disability benefits. This may cause some applicants to consider appealing or applying again. However, they might also wonder if there is a limit on the number of times they can apply. In this blog, Sigman Janssen answers the question of how many times you can […]

Posted on behalf of Ana Burkham in Social Security

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15 Feb

Understanding the 5 Elements of Negligence in a Wisconsin Personal Injury Claim

Every day, accidents occur and people suffer injuries. While some situations are only accidents, others are caused by negligence and could have been avoided. Understanding and proving negligence is key to a successful personal injury claim. Below, review the definition of this legal concept and the five elements that make up a negligence case. We […]

Posted on behalf of James Pitz in Personal Injury

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07 Feb

How Social Media Posts Could Affect Your Social Security Disability Application

Claims examiners used to ignore disability applicants’ social media profiles unless they were looking for evidence of fraud. Typically, they would not review social posts unless they already had questions about a claim. Things changed in 2020 when the Social Security Administration announced that disability adjudicators could expand their social media monitoring. They could look […]

Posted on behalf of Ana Burkham in Social Security

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08 Jan

How Your Job Skill Level May Affect Your Eligibility For Social Security Disability

Many factors are considered when determining your eligibility for Social Security Disability benefits. However, you could divide things into two main categories: your medical issues and your employment history. One of the most important considerations for your employment history is the skills you have acquired. Do the skills you have still allow you to do […]

Posted on behalf of Ana Burkham in Social Security

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30 Dec

How Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income Will Change in 2024

Each year, the Social Security Administration makes changes to Social Security disability benefits. For example, each year there is a cost-of-living increase. There are also changes to income limits and modifications to Supplemental Security Income. Sigman Janssen has compiled a helpful guide to the changes taking effect in 2024. It is important to stay updated […]

Posted on behalf of Ana Burkham in Social Security

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20 Dec

What if the Driver Who Caused a Wisconsin Car Crash Was in a Rental Car?

When we get into the holiday season, you may be more likely to be sharing the road with drivers in rental cars. They may be from out of state or even somewhere else in Wisconsin. Most rental car drivers will get to and from their destination without any problems. However, some drivers may be unsure […]

Posted on behalf of James Pitz in Auto Accidents

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15 Dec

What You Need to Know About Commercial Truck Crashes Caused by Alcohol or Drug Use

There are many forms of truck driver negligence that can cause a crash, but the most dangerous type is impaired driving. Safely operating a commercial truck is already difficult without the delayed reaction time, impaired judgment and visual impairment often caused by alcohol or drugs. In this blog, Sigman Janssen discusses commercial truck crashes involving […]

Posted on behalf of James Pitz in Auto Accidents

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13 Dec

What You Need To Know About Wisconsin Car Accidents Caused by Out-of-State Drivers

The aftermath of a car accident is often a confusing time. Crash victims have many questions about what to do next. The situation can be especially confusing when you find out the driver is from another state. A bunch of questions may pop up in your mind: Does the other driver’s insurance apply? Is the […]

Posted on behalf of James Pitz in Auto Accidents

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06 Dec

What Mistakes Do People Make When Applying for SSDI Benefits in Wisconsin?

There are many reasons why the Social Security Administration (SSA) denies applications for Social Security Disability benefits. Most often, people make a variety of critical mistakes when completing their applications. Sigman Janssen has compiled a list of some of the most common mistakes people make on their applications. Our Appleton Social Security Disability Lawyers have […]

Posted on behalf of Ana Burkham in Social Security

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17 Nov

I Was Diagnosed With Lyme Disease. Can I Get Social Security Disability Benefits?

Lyme disease is a debilitating condition that can make it so victims are unable to continue working. Without income from work, the out-of-pocket costs of treatment create a financial crisis for victims and their families. If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with Lyme disease and can no longer work, our Green Bay […]

Posted on behalf of Ana Burkham in Social Security

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