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25 Jan

Building a Case for a Lingering Injury Caused by a Car Accident

After an accident, some victims may experience long-lasting symptoms from their injuries. This includes pain, mobility issues, cognitive deficits and much more. Recovering compensation for these issues is vital, as victims look to move forward and manage ongoing health issues. You must prove your injuries are a direct result of the accident to recover compensation. […]

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

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16 Jan

Proving Causation When Seeking Compensation for an Injury Accident

When someone is injured in an accident, he or she has the right to pursue compensation for damages suffered. To successfully recover compensation, the victim must prove his or her damages are a direct result of another party’s negligent actions. In other words, the victim must establish a causal link between the act and the […]

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

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12 Jan

What You Should Know About the Changes to Social Security Disability Benefits in 2023

There are several changes to Social Security benefits in 2023. Some of the changes include an increase in overall benefits as well as an increase to the maximum amount of benefits a person may receive. As inflation runs rampant, the cost-of-living adjustment is also set to increase. If you need to apply for Social Security […]

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

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09 Jan

Who May Be Liable for a Car Accident in Low Visibility Conditions?

Getting behind the wheel in low visibility conditions can be dangerous, which is why drivers are expected to take additional precautions. When they fail to do so, and an accident occurs, they may be liable for damages – drivers cannot blame poor visibility for a crash. Below, we discuss how liability in a low visibility […]

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

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04 Jan

How Far Back Does the SSA Look at Medical Records for Disability Claims?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) generally reviews at least 12 months of a disability benefit applicant’s medical records. However, they may need to look back even further than that, such as if you were diagnosed several years ago. They may need to go back to when you first began receiving medical treatment to determine how […]

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

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22 Dec

Filing a Claim for Lost Wages After an Accident in Wisconsin

If you are unable to work due to an injury caused by another person’s negligence, you may be eligible for compensation for your lost wages. You must prove your injuries prevented you from working and that they were a direct result of someone else’s negligent actions. Our knowledgeable Green Bay personal injury lawyers are prepared […]

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

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24 Nov

Can I Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits for a Speech Disorder?

A speech disorder can have far-reaching consequences for many people. Not only can it impact your personal life, but it may also hurt job performance. Depending on the type of employment you have, a speech disorder may seriously impact your ability to communicate with co-workers and customers. If you suffer from a speech disorder that […]

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

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15 Nov

What Are Your Future Damages Worth in an Injury Claim?

Many accident victims may suffer permanent injuries that affect the rest of their lives. Victims may need to continue seeing doctors for treatment of their injuries long after their claim has been settled. They may also suffer loss of earning capacity, pain and suffering and other types of non-economic damages. These types of damages, known […]

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

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09 Nov

What Factors Should Be Considered Before Settling an Injury Claim?

There are generally two ways accident victims recover compensation after an accident. They either settle the claim with the insurance company or take the case to court and let a jury decide. Once both parties agree to a settlement, and the agreement is signed, victims cannot obtain more compensation for their damages. That is why […]

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

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02 Nov

How Refusing Medical Treatment at the Scene May Impact Your Car Accident Claim

Car accident victims have the right to refuse medical treatment at the scene. However, medical treatment is important for many reasons. It is the only way you are able to recover from your injuries. Not seeing a doctor can also prevent you from obtaining fair and just compensation. Our experienced car crash attorneys in Green […]

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

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