Pending/Aged Workers’ Comp Cases in Michigan

Number of workers’ comp cases in each Michigan county and average wait times.

A big gripe many people have about their workers’ comp case is the length of time it takes to resolve. Many factors determine whether a case moves fast or slow.

Sometimes medical and vocational proofs need time to develop. Insurance companies and defense attorneys also drag their feet with reasonable settlement offers. An experienced workers’ comp lawyer can help speed the process up.

Our week of procedural blogs concludes with a look at the number of cases in each county and average wait times. Here is a breakdown of pending/aged case information as of 12/31/2018.

Detroit

0-12 Months: 1,616
13-18 Months: 582
19-24 Months: 366
Over 24 Months: 408
Total Cases: 2,972

Pontiac

0-12 Months: 623
13-18 Months: 228
19-24 Months: 122
Over 24 Months: 74
Total Cases: 1,047

Okemos

0-12 Months: 752
13-18 Months: 240
19-24 Months: 124
Over 24 Months: 111
Total Cases: 1,227

Saginaw

0-12 Months: 369
13-18 Months: 117
19-24 Months: 81
Over 24 Months: 167
Total Cases: 734

Grand Rapids

0-12 Months: 489
13-18 Months: 161
19-24 Months: 85
Over 24 Months: 59
Total Cases: 794

Kalamazoo

0-12 Months: 264
13-18 Months: 83
19-24 Months: 38
Over 24 Months: 32
Total Cases: 417

Gaylord

0-12 Months: 92
13-18 Months: 41
19-24 Months: 17
Over 24 Months: 13
Total Cases: 163

Traverse City

0-12 Months: 53
13-18 Months: 14
19-24 Months: 9
Over 24 Months: 5
Total Cases: 81

Baraga

0-12 Months: 11
13-18 Months: 5
19-24 Months: 1
Over 24 Months: 3
Total Cases: 20

Escanaba

0-12 Months: 50
13-18 Months: 6
19-24 Months: 4
Over 24 Months: 6
Total Cases: 66

Sault Ste. Marie

0-12 Months: 26
13-18 Months: 6
19-24 Months: 5
Over 24 Months: 1
Total Cases: 38

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