The Workers’ Compensation Almanac is prepared by Applied Underwriters® each year. It’s your essential guide to everything worth investigating in the world of workers’ compensation.

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COVID-19 Pushes Telemedicine into the Mainstream
Workers’ Compensation and the At-Home Employee: What Are the Risks?
Defining “Work-Related” Illness in a Pandemic
COVID-19 Legal Cases and Effects on Workers’ Compensation Claims
Survey Says? The Pandemic and Motor Vehicle Accidents
Fewer MVA Injury Claims in 2020?
OSHA Issues over $3 Million in Fines for Pandemic-Related Violations
Direct Written Workers’ Compensation Premium in the Contiguous United States
Schedule Rating Limits by State, Range of Modification (Credit to Debit) (as of 12/1/2020)
Survey Says? The Potential for Wearable Technology
Wearable Technology Holds Promise for Detection of Workplace Injuries
Survey Says? How Artificial Intelligence Could Change the Game
How AI Helps Combat Workers’ Compensation Fraud
Workers’ Compensation Insurance Cost per $100 of Payroll (as of 11/20/2020)
Average Workers’ Compensation Rate per State (as of 11/20/2020)
How States Fight Insurance Fraud (as of November 2020)
Workers’ Compensation Costs by Cause of Accident (2017– 2018)
Workers’ Compensation Costs by Nature of Injury (2017– 2018)
Workers’ Compensation Costs by Part of Body Injured (2017-2018)
Changes to California’s AB 5 Law Reflect the Ongoing Struggle to Define “Workers”
Using Social Media to Detect Workers’ Compensation Fraud
Claim Type Distribution by State: Distribution of Risk Counts by Premium Range (as of 10/21/2020)
Claim Type Distribution Nationwide (as of 10/21/2020)
Interesting Workers’ Compensation Cases from 2020
Off-Duty Medical Marijuana Use and Employment Protections (as of 12/1/2019)
Workers’ Compensation Aggregates and Averages (as of 9/1/2020)
Direct Written Workers’ Compensation Premium by State by Year (in $MMs) (as of 10/20/2020)
Rates in Interesting Class Codes
Spot the Phony
Distribution of Premium by Premium Range by State (as of 9/18/2019)
Distribution of Premium by Premium Range—Nationwide (as of 9/18/2019)
Claim Count and Volume of Premium (Comparison by State) (as of 9/1/2019)
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation (as of June 2020)
Distribution of Risk Counts by Premium Range by State (as of 11/27/2020)
Distribution of Risk Counts by Premium Range—Nationwide (as of 11/27/2020)
2018 Job-Related Injury and Illness Rates by State (as of 11/20/2020)
Market Concentration of Workers’ Compensation Insurance Carriers (as of 10/22/2020)
Most Dangerous Jobs in the U.S. in 2017 (as of 1/1/2019)
Workers’ Compensation Premium Rate Ranking (as of 8/10/2019)
Residual Market Mechanisms (as of September 2018)
Experience Rating Distribution by State
State’s Audit Results Identify Leading Options for Businesses, Agents, and Risk Managers
Percentage of Establishments that Offered Telework To Employees as a Result of the Coronavirus (as of 11/30/2020)
Stress in the American Workplace
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