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Fewer claiming job injuries in at least one state

Workers’ compensation claims in one state are at their lowest levels in a year. Some experts believe workers are hesitant to report work injuries during a period of frequent layoffs and record high unemployment. Other experts believe the lower workers’ comp claims have to do with the type of employee that remains after waves of layoffs: seasoned workers who tend to be less accident-prone.

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