WCRI Study Shows High Worker’s Compensation Medical Costs in Wisconsin

According to a recent study from the Worker’s Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) comparing the price of providing worker’s compensation treatment in 31 large American states,  Wisconsin stands apart as far as the cost of treating injured workers. The study revealed that Wisconsin’s treatment prices were the highest of all the 31 states. To be sure,…


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…