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09 Oct

How Long Does It Take to Settle a Car Insurance Claim?

When you are dealing with a car accident injury and all the expenses it creates, such as medical bills and lost wages, you are probably asking yourself how long it will take for the insurance process…

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

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30 Sep

Challenges of Workers’ Comp Claims Involving Back Injuries

Your job may have aggravated an existing back injury or caused a new one. However, proving there is a link between your job and your back injury can be very difficult. This is why we recommend contacting…

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

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24 Sep

How Do I Pay My Bills While Waiting for a Decision on Social Security Disability?

It might be a while before the Social Security Administration (SSA) decides whether to award you benefits. This may leave you struggling to pay your bills, particularly if you cannot work very much…

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

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20 Sep

What is Pain and Suffering in an Injury Claim?

The purpose of a personal injury claim is to put you back in the position you were in before you suffered an injury. Victims file a claim to obtain financial compensation for the damages the accident…

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

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16 Sep

Challenges of Car Accident Cases Involving Whiplash

Whiplash is a common type of car accident injury, particularly in rear-end accidents. The problem is: this injury, like other soft-tissue injuries, can be difficult to prove when filing a claim for…

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

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09 Oct

The Independent Medical Evaluation & How it Affects Your Worker's Compensation Case

When I receive phone calls from new potential clients who have been injured on the job, I frequently hear something along the following lines, I injured my back about five months ago and Worker's Compensation…

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

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17 Aug

Amendment to Water Ski Spotter Requirements in Wisconsin Pending in WI Legislature

The Wisconsin legislature is considering a change to the water ski spotter requirements for motorboat operators pulling a person on skis, aquaplanes, or similar devices. The existing Wisconsin law requires…

Posted on behalf of Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Burkham in Legal News

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16 Jun

Subrogation: What You Need to Know

To understand subrogation, consider the following: If you’ve ever visited a doctor following an accident, you’ve probably received a very ominous letter from your health insurer a few weeks later. The…

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

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17 Apr

Workers' Compensation FAQs

What is workers’ compensation?

Workers’ compensation is a state-regulated program that provides financial benefits to employees who are unable to work following an injury or illness suffered on the…

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

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17 Apr

Injured Employee Rights and Responsibilities

In Wisconsin, workers’ compensation laws are designed to ensure that injured employees receive the benefits they need to support themselves and their families while they are unable to work. As an injured…

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

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