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Workers' compensation

Percentage of paid indemnity claims with claimant attorney fees, developed statistics by injury year[1]

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Appendix

Injury
year
Percentage of paid
indemnity claims with
attorney fees
1984 10.8%
1985 11.9%
1986 13.2%
1987 14.4%
1988 15.3%
1989 16.9%
1990 18.%
1991 19.1%
1992 18.9%
1993 17.7%
1994 17.5%
1995 16.7%
1996 17.1%
1997 16.9%
1998 16.7%
1999 16.9%
2000 18.0%
2001 18.4%
2002 18.9%
2003 19.8%
2004 20.2%
2005 20.0%
2006 20.8%
2007 21.8%
2008 22.6%
2009 23.1%
2010 22.8%
2011 23.9%
2012 23.6%
2013 24.8%
2014 25.8%

1. Data is from the Department of Labor and Industry claims database. Numbers are "developed," meaning they are estimates (based on observed historical rates of claim development) of what the final numbers will be when claims are mature. Details in Appendix.

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