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How Many Injured Workers Do No File Claims for Workers' Compensation Benefits?

by Graham Lowe, Harry Shannon

Workers' compensation is a no-fault insurance system covering injuries in the workplace. It is paid for by employers and is intended to provide some compensation for loss of wages due to injury, plus reimbursement of medical costs. "How Many Injured Workers Do Not File Claims for Workers'' Compensation Benefits? was originally published in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine [#42, December 2002].

Release Date: 28 Mar 2003
Number of pages: 7
Document number: 15956

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