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Cost of Workers’ Compensation in Illinois Decreased from 2009 to 2011, Still Higher Than Other States

The Workers’ Compensation Research Institute has published, in graph form, some of their findings comparing Worker’s Compensation statistics across several states. One significant statistic is that the average cost of incurred benefits in Illinois, for claims with more than seven days of lost time, decreased from $59,907 in 2009, to $44,145 in 2011.  However, of…