Sigman Janssen Legal Blog

3 Reasons Hiring An Estate Planning Lawyer May Be A Good Idea

April 03, 2014

If you’re thinking about planning a secure financial future for their family and loved ones, an Estate Planning Lawyer can help protect your legal rights. Some of the most common concerns often overlooked in financial plans include: Ensuring Money Left To Loved Ones Stays With Them- The Wall Street Journal recently told the story of […] Read more »

Disabled Veterans Given Expedited Social Security Disability Claims Processing

March 27, 2014

Veterans disabled due to an injury or condition related to their military service may not only be entitled to benefits provided by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA), but also may be able to receive Social Security Disability Benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). But numerous disconnects between the two organizations have resulted in […] Read more »

Penalties May Stiffen for Drunk Drivers Who Cause Injuries

March 20, 2014

Drunk driving results in thousands of Wisconsin Car Accidents that leave motorists injured or killed each year. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation shows the number of operating while intoxicated (OWI) convictions has risen steadily in recent years with 38,324 motorists in the state facing the charge, compared to the 35,753 individuals arrested for drunken driving […] Read more »

3 Green Bay St. Patrick’s Day Events Worth Checking Out

March 13, 2014

While the St. Patrick’s Day holiday does not officially kick off until Monday, many businesses around Appleton and Green Bay are beginning to celebrate early this year. The Green Bay Personal Injury Attorneys with Sigman, Janssen, Stack, Sewall & Pitz would like point out some of the events they are looking forward to this year: […] Read more »

Construction Accidents Result in Hefty Costs for Companies Responsible

March 06, 2014

Data indicates that construction accidents are responsible for many on-the-job injuries that result in Wisconsin Workers Compensation Claims. Recently, several construction companies reached settlements with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regarding the fines they will pay for several serious and fatal construction accidents. According to the Daily Reporter, the first incident occurred on […] Read more »

Wisconsin Reporting a Strong and Growing Real Estate Market

February 20, 2014

A strong real estate market is a sign of a strong economy. And while much of the United States is struggling to recover from a recession, Wisconsin is seeing signs of economic improvement through increasing real estate sales over the past year. The Wisconsin Realtors Association recently reported that both sales and prices for homes […] Read more »

Some Basic Facts About Social Security Disability Benefits

February 13, 2014

Estimates show there are currently more than 14 million Americans unable to work due to a mental or physical conditions collecting Social Security Disability benefits. This is only a portion of the individuals who need benefits though, as roughly 60 percent of all initial disability claims are denied. This statistic leave many citizens wondering what […] Read more »

University of Wisconsin Files Lawsuit Against Apple in Patent Dispute

February 06, 2014

When businesses seek the exclusive right to create, manufacture, and sell specific items, they apply for patents to prevent others from using their ideas or products. The Wisconsin Business Law Attorneys with Sigman, Janssen, Stack, Sewall & Pitz explain that if someone other than the patent holder attempts to use a patented idea or device, […] Read more »

Wisconsin Considering Cellphone Ban in Construction Zones

January 23, 2014

Distracted driving is a growing problem in Wisconsin. There were a total of 3,328 people killed and another 421,000 who were seriously injured as a result of distracted driving Car Accidents in 2012. The latter figure was a nine percent increase from the 2011 total. Distracted driving is especially dangerous in construction zones, where a […] Read more »
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