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Most Important Medical Conditions in Workers' Compensation

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Fact Sheets

 

This short report presents an overview of the most common medical conditions resulting in workers' compensation claims. The report compares the respective percentage of claims and medical payments for each condition. 

Source: Workers' Compensation Research Institute, What Are the Most Important Medical Conditions in Workers' Compensation? (August 2007). Reproduced with permission.

About the Source: The Workers Compensation Research Institute is an independent, not-for-profit research organization providing high-quality, objective information about public policy issues involving workers' compensation systems. Organized in late 1983, the Institute does not take positions on the issues it researches; rather, it provides information obtained through studies and data collection efforts, which conform to recognized scientific methods. Objectivity is further ensured through rigorous, unbiased peer review procedures.