Who Really Pays For Work-Related Injuries?
Friday, July 20, 2001 | 254 | 0 | min read
The expense to the U.S. of work-related injuries and diseases is estimated to be $155 billion, as high as the cost of cancer, a study recently found. [fn 1]. This figure accounts for both direct and indirect costs. Who is bearing these costs? Who should bear these costs?
In recent years, controversy has arisen over the issue of cost-shifting between State workers