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Process for Handling Work Injuries and Illness

Posted on April 27, 2017 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)


24 hours after fatal incident

All employers must report all work-related fatalities to the Worker’s Compensation Division, Madison Office, within 24 hours of the incident.

7 days after injury

Insured employers must report any claim of an injury to their insurance carrier within 7 days.

4 or more days lost time from work?

Self-insured employers and...

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Wisconsin Workers Compensation Law Changes

Posted on March 17, 2017 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (1)

Wisconsin Workers’ Compensation Law Changes

The Wisconsin State Legislature passed some sweeping workers’ compensation law changes during the recent legislative session through workers’ compensation agreed bill. The bill was signed by Governor Scott Walker on February 29, 2...

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How Much Social Security Would My Wife Get as a Survivor?

Posted on March 8, 2017 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)


Q: I'm drawing my full Social Security benefit, which I qualified for at age 66. My wife is 54, so I will most likely pass away before she does. My monthly benefit is approximately $2,380, much more than her expected benefit. If she claims mine, will she get 100% of my benefits?

A: It depends. As a widow, your wife would be able to get 100% of your Social Security benefits as long as she waited until she reached her full retirement age to claim them. Full retirement age is ...

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Helping the Injured & Disabled Get the Benefits They Deserve

Posted on March 1, 2017 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Tabak Law, LLC is a rapidly expanding Disability and Worker's Compensation law firm located just north of downtown Milwaukee. Tabak Law specializes in aiding injured and disabled individuals get the benefits they deserve. Attorneys Alex E. Eichhorn and Lauren J. Zwirlein join us to discuss how Tabak Law can help you!


Tabak Law provides risk free, no obligation Disability and Worker’s Compensation case evaluations. For more information, visit or call...

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Planning for Retirement with Social Security

Posted on January 27, 2017 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (1)

Planning when to take Social Security benefits is a key component of preparing for retirement. It is a personal decision and varies person to person. While you can do your research and weigh all of the options, there may not be one clear decision. So, before you decide when to start your benefits, consider the following this advice.




know your “full” retirement age

consult the experts

wait as long as possible


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