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Workers’ Comp In Illinois: No Lawyer Required

Want to hear something scary? Workers in Illinois have received thousands of tax-free dollars in workers’ compensation with what amounts to a doctor’s note. According to a report in the Belleville News-Democrat, cases that have involved wrist or elbow issues with municipal and private workers have been resolved without the affected worker needing surgery, treatment, […]

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Oregon Has Lowest Workers’ Comp Year Ever, Still Above National Average

Great news for workers’ compensation administrators in Oregon: private sector work-related injuries and illnesses there were only 4.4 per 100 full-time employees during the 2009 calendar year, making it the lowest recorded total ever. Oregonians files 48,304 work related injury cases in 2009, 52.6 percent of which resulted in lost work time (including days away […]

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