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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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27 Nov

Should You Reveal a Preexisting Injury During an Injury Claim?

It is understandable for an accident victim to be concerned about not being able to pursue compensation because of a preexisting injury. However, it is important to disclose the injury because not doing…

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

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25 Nov

How Insurance Companies May Try to Mislead You After a Car Accident

Accident victims are often in a state of shock and uncertainty. That is why insurance companies like to contact victims soon after the crash. They are hoping to get victims to agree to a settlement…

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

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18 Nov

Returning to Work After an Injury

After a work injury, workers may have many questions, such as: when can I get back to work? The answer to this question depends on the specifics of your situation. However, you may feel pressure to…

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

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08 Nov

Who Could Be at Fault in a Parking Lot Crash?

With so many vehicles coming and going and parking and stopping, it can be difficult to determine who has the right of way in a parking lot. That can make it difficult to determine who was at fault…

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

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31 Oct

Are Disability Reviews Needed to Maintain Disability Benefits?

The Social Security Administration does not stop reviewing eligibility for disability benefits once an application is approved. Some applicants must go through Continuing Disability Reviews (CDR) at…

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

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