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22 Oct

How Can I Qualify for Social Security Disability for Arthritis?

Arthritis can be a painful and debilitating condition to live with. Many people who suffer from this condition are unable to perform their jobs and function on a day-to-day basis due to the pain and…

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

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08 Oct

Could an Injury Claim Be Worth More If Surgery is Required?

Medical treatment is always costly, especially if you suffer an injury in an accident that requires surgery. However, getting surgical care may not necessarily increase the value of an injury claim…

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

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01 Oct

Ways Insurance Tracking Devices Could Hurt Car Accident Claims

Many car insurance companies offer discount programs for safe driving. Examples include GEICO’s DriveEasy, Allstate’s Drivewise and Progressive’s Snapshot program. But did you know that by joining a…

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

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22 Sep

What Does Attorney-Client Privilege Mean for Injured Accident Victims?

Privacy protection is of utmost importance to everyone’s life. You have the right to be cautious with disclosing any information that may be used against you. Fortunately, injured accident victims who…

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

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17 Sep

Are Negotiations Still Possible If I Verbally Agreed to a Settlement?

This is a hard question to answer as multiple factors will need to be considered. Insurance companies routinely make settlement offers very early on in the process because they know car crash victims…

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

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07 Sep

Determining Liability for Injuries Sustained in a Multi-Vehicle Accident

Multi-vehicle accidents can be chaotic, with many different parties affected. One impact may have led to another, creating a chain reaction. That is why it can often be difficult to determine who is…

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

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27 Aug

How Do I Check the Status on a Pending Social Security Disability Claim?

It can take some time for the Social Security Administration (SSA) to make a decision on your disability claim. During this time period, you may have questions about your pending claim. Fortunately,…

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

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09 Aug

How Can I Receive Worker’s Comp Benefits for an Occupational Disease?

Workers who get injured on the job may be eligible to receive worker’s compensation benefits. These benefits can also extend to those who contract an occupational disease in the workplace. However,…

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

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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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