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Social Security Disability: Mental Health Limitations

by sjs | January 30th, 2014

Mental health limitations are difficult to prove in a Social Security Disaiblity hearing; however, Attorney Burkham is committed to helping individuals with mental health problems be successful in their disability claims.  In one recent case, the claimant had been turned down by several other lawyers and his hearing date was fast approaching.  Attorney Burkham saw that this individual needed disability benefits in order to stabilize his life and her team of paralegals got to work fast getting updated medical records and doctors’ reports to prepare for a hearing that was scheduled only two weeks after taking the case.  Attorney Burkham represented the claimant in his hearing and ultimately they were successful in obtaining benefits.  Now the claimant has the financial means through benefits as well as insurance through the government to assist in stabilizing his life and allowing him to meet his obligations.

Under-Insured Coverage: Navigating the Way

by sjs | January 29th, 2014

Attorney Jim Pitz recently obtained great success for a high school athlete who was injured so badly in an accident that high school sports were no longer possible. This case required a detailed analysis and legal briefing of insurance coverage on multiple policies. Auto insurance companies will typically dispute coverage even when they have responsibility to pay. Fortunately, Attorney Pitz was able to provide strong legal argument and analysis to the court that resulted in a favorable court ruling and forced the insurance company into negotiating a very good settlement for his client.

Motor Vehicle Accidents: Long Term Care After a Drunk Driving Accident

by sjs | January 22nd, 2014

Attorney James Pitz has recently concluded multiple cases involving severe life altering injuries resulting from motor vehicle accidents. Although Wisconsin’s laws on intoxicated driving have continued to toughen, people still drive drunk. Those drunk drivers hurt us all. Usually, accidents involving drunk drivers are at high rates of speed. Those high speed accidents frequently cause severe injuries. Brain injuries and severe orthopedic injuries are the most serious. Sometimes fatalities result. Attorney Pitz recently represented a college student who suffered devastating injuries as a result of a highway accident involving an intoxicated driver. The rehabilitation of this person’s injuries was long and grueling. Fortunately, Attorney Pitz was able to secure multiple insurance coverages for his client that have provided for life long assistance for this badly injured person.

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