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Workers' compensation by the numbers

Workers' compensation by the numbers
Oklahoman Published: February 24, 2013

• 1.5 million: Workers covered by workers' compensation in Oklahoma in 2011

• 40,000: Job-related injuries reported that year

• 26,000: Never made it to Workers' Compensation Court

• 14,000: Filed claims, most for permanent partial disability

• 33,681: Dollar amount of average court order for permanent partial disability

• 800: Claims denied

• 18: Fraud cases were filed at the Attorney General's office

Source: Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Court,

State Chamber of Oklahoma and

Oklahoma Attorney General's office