Trends and Issues in Workers’ Compensation in the States
By almost any metric, the performance of state workers’ compensation systems varies greatly, with large swings in claims, costs and disputes over just a few years. As a result of this dynamic environment, a handful of states “reform” their workers’ compensation statutes almost annually.
About the Author
Gregory Krohm is executive director of the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions in Madison, Wis. Prior to this, he served as the administrator for the Wisconsin Division of Workers’ Compensation. He teaches courses in private and social insurance at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.