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Letter to the Editor: Injured workers need support for sure, and certain relief

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WSI's denial of injured workers' claims made headlines last week. According to the latest performance review, over 900 more North Dakota claims are being denied now than 5 years ago. That is 17 per week or 3 per working day. This is shocking but not a new story. There was an increase in adjusted rate of denial from 6.9% in 2005 to 10.6% in 2009, apparently due to a "change in management philosophy" at WSI.

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