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15 Oct

Proving an Existing Injury Was Made Worse by Your Job

Many employees may believe that having a preexisting injury may automatically disqualify them from pursuing a worker’s compensation claim, even if that old injury becomes worse because of their job…

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

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08 Oct

What is the First Step in Appealing a Denied Disability Claim?

If you have applied for Social Security Disability and your claim has been denied, it is important not to give up on pursuing the disability benefits you may be eligible to receive. Most initial applications…

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

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02 Oct

Can Damages Be Recovered after an Out-Of-State Car Accident?

Being involved in a car accident can be a traumatic and overwhelming experience, especially when it occurs while driving in another state. You may be unsure if your injuries and damages will be covered…

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

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30 Sep

How Social Security Evaluates a Disability Applicant’s Ability to Work

To determine your ability to work, the Social Security Administration (SSA) must know how severely your disability limits your activities. Through a Residual Function Capacity (RFC) assessment, the…

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

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25 Sep

Should I Appeal My Denied Disability Claim or File a New One?

If the Social Security Administration (SSA) denies your disability claim, you have the option of either appealing the decision or starting a new claim.

Which is the best route for you? Our Green…

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

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22 Sep

How Can MedPay Coverage Help Me After a Car Accident?

If you are involved in a serious car accident, you will be expected to pay your medical bills while your claim is pending. This is true even if your injuries were caused by someone else’s negligence.…

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

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16 Sep

Potential Liability for Injuries Due to Heavy Machinery Accidents

Workers in many industries, including construction and manufacturing, operate heavy machinery during building, demolition and restoration. Unfortunately, constant exposure to this machinery can put…

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

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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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