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14 Sep

Do Veterans Automatically Qualify for Social Security Disability?

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) help provide benefits to those with disabilities. However, these government benefit programs work differently, requiring…

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

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09 Sep

Can I File a Lawsuit for More Than the Value of a Drivers’ Insurance Policy?

If you are injured in a crash, you may be eligible to make a claim against the driver responsible for the accident and any resulting injuries and damages. This is because Wisconsin follows a traditional…

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

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04 Sep

Options for Drivers When Insurance Companies Will Not Settle a Claim

After a car accident, many injured drivers are often left confused and uncertain about what to do next. This concern is heightened when the insurance company is not willing to settle a claim.

You…

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

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27 Aug

Is The Driver Always Liable for Hitting a Pedestrian?

Drivers are expected to always watch for and be extra cautious around pedestrians. Because of this, when a pedestrian is hit by a car, the general assumption is that the driver is to blame for the accident.…

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

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26 Aug

Do I Have a Claim in a No-Contact Car Accident?

When most people think of a car accident, they picture a collision between two vehicles. However, sometimes a crash can happen without one vehicle touching another. These are known as no-contact car…

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

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25 Aug

Will My Employer Hold My Job While on Worker’s Comp?

If you are injured at work and receiving worker’s compensation benefits, it can be comforting to know that you are being cared for while unable to work. However, you may be wondering what happens once…

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

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17 Aug

Can Early Retirement Impact Eligibility for Social Security Disability Benefits?

If you work in your 60s and can no longer continue working for health-related reasons, you may be thinking about retiring early and filing for Social Security retirement benefits. Would this be the…

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

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06 Aug

Can I Pursue Compensation After a Car Accident on Private Property?

When a crash happens on private property, it can be challenging to determine who is liable for damages. There are often different rules that apply to crashes on private property compared to public property. …

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

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28 Jul

How the Coronavirus Pandemic is Impacting Social Security Hearings and Appeals

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has made significant changes to its operations and policies due to the coronavirus pandemic. Since March 17, 2020, Social Security field offices and hearing…

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

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24 Jul

Choosing a Doctor in a Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Claim

Wisconsin worker’s compensation insurance helps cover any reasonable and necessary medical care to treat a work-related injury or illness. Injured employees have certain rights, including the right…

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

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