Governor  Dannel P. Malloy

Second Injury Fund

Reducing Liabilities

As part of the plan to make the Second Injury Fund more fiscally sound, the Fund has implemented systematic claim reviews to resolve claims through proactive claims management and settlement, or by identifying fraudulent claims.

As of June 30, 2018:

Open Claims - The Fund reduced the number of open claims by 51% since Fiscal Year 1999.

Reducing Weekly Payouts - The number of injured workers receiving weekly benefits (indemnity, medical and both) was reduced by 71% from 1,072 as of January 1, 1999 to 311 as of June 30, 2018.


Estimated Unfunded Liability - Reserves (the estimated unfunded liability) for all open claims was reduced by 63% from 1999.