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29 Jul

Evidence of Speeding That Could Help Support a Car Accident Case

Many car accidents are caused by speeding drivers. Traveling just a few miles over the posted speed limit can make any damage to vehicles worse and significantly increase the risk of serious injuries…

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

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27 Jul

Who is Liable for a Collision Caused by Objects Falling from Vehicles?

Every driver has had small rocks or flying road debris hit his or her windshield. The resulting damage is typically minor and often covered by auto insurance. But what if you encounter a much larger…

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

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23 Jul

Can I Receive Social Security Disability and Worker’s Compensation?

The short answer is yes. You can get Social Security Disability (SSD) and worker’s comp benefits due to a work accident or work-related medical condition.

However, if you receive both benefits…

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

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21 Jul

Avoiding a Crash on Dangerous Roads in and Around Green Bay

Although it may not be possible to avoid traveling on dangerous roads with a high number of crashes, it is still important to be informed about them. This way you can use extra caution and drive defensively…

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

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15 Jul

Conditions That May Expedite Approval for Social Security Disability

Did you know that certain conditions may automatically qualify a claimant for Social Security Disability?

The Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Compassionate Allowances program helps severely…

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

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07 Jul

What to Know When Filing a Claim for a Crash in a Wisconsin Work Zone

Unfortunately, there are thousands of work zone car crashes in Wisconsin each year. Work zones can present a number of challenges to motorists. Maneuvering around cones or debris on the road and making…

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

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29 Jun

When Are Independent Medical Exams Warranted in Injury Claims?

If you were injured in an accident due to another’s negligence, you may be able to pursue compensation by filing a legal claim. You may be able to recover compensation for your medical bills and other…

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

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04 Jun

How Does Substantial Gainful Activity Impact Disability Benefits?

One of the criteria to determine if you are disabled is to evaluate whether you can perform substantial gainful activity (SGA). The Social Security Administration (SSA) wants to know if the work you…

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

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13 May

Can I Take a New Job While Receiving Worker’s Compensation?

When a work-related injury puts an employee out of work for a significant time, he or she may start thinking about getting a new job.

Returning to work may be a challenge because you feel stressed…

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

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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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