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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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29 Oct

Is an Injury That Happened at Lunch Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

Wisconsin’s workers’ compensation system provides benefits to employees who were injured on the job. However, what if you were not working when the injury occurred? What if you were at lunch or traveling?…

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

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17 Oct

What Happens with an Injury Claim When Treatment Ends?

You may have heard that an attorney usually waits for the point of maximum medical improvement (MMI) to begin negotiating for fair compensation. You may have many questions about what this is and why…

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

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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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