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Just the Facts - Key Economic and Social Indicators for New York State

Average Cost of a Workers' Comp Case, 2002-03

Rank
State
Amount
 
Rank
State
Amount
1
NEW YORK
$19,737 24
Virginia
$10,259
2
Delaware
$18,536 25
Mississippi
$9,519
3
California
$16,832 26
Nebraska
$9,275
4
Alaska
$15,346 27
Pennsylvania
$9,246
5
Texas
$15,125 28
Vermont
$8,903
6
Louisiana
$14,189 29
Oregon
$8,548
7
South Carolina
$13,271 30
Minnesota
$8,494
8
Maryland
$13,150 31
Iowa
$8,013
9
Illinois
$12,614 32
New Mexico
$7,571
10
Kentucky
$12,550 33
Arizona
$7,451
11
Oklahoma
$12,242 34
Nevada
$7,381
12
Hawaii
$11,980 35
Colorado
$7,352
13
North Carolina
$11,963 36
Massachusetts
$7,195
14
Maine
$11,961 37
Kansas
$6,882
15
Alabama
$11,650 38
Wisconsin
$6,874
16
Montana
$11,549 39
Michigan
$6,787
17
New Jersey
$11,341 40
Arkansas
$6,007
18
Georgia
$11,332 41
Rhode Island
$5,701
19
Florida
$10,991 42
Idaho
$5,297
20
Connecticut
$10,967 43
South Dakota
$4,971
21
New Hampshire
$10,901 44
Utah
$4,755
22
Tennessee
$10,621 45
Indiana
$4,534
23
Missouri
$10,562  
Source: National Council on Compensation Insurance 2006 Annual Statistical Bulletin