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The team at WorkCompCentral is stunned and deeply saddened by David DePaolo's sudden departure from this world. He passed away Sunday, July 17 in a motorcycle accident. However, we are all committed to carry on and continue to fulfill David's vision of providing workers compensation professionals with the most unbiased news, education and resources in the industry. We will also strive to make this year's Comp Laude® Awards & Gala event the best ever. The Comp Laude® event encapsulates his vision and passion for the industry. David was very proud of the team that he had assembled and we are working very hard to support each other and our valued customers.

Some of David's favorite charities:
Kids Chance of California or Angel Flight West.







David J. DePaolo
10/02/59 - 7/17/16

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  • State: Montana
  • Topic: Top
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Montana lawmakers are considering the late-session introduction of measures that would either eliminate the state’s quasi-public workers’ compensation carrier or transform it into a mutual

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  • State: Texas
  • Topic: Top
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The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday revived an air ambulance carrier's challenge to the Texas comp system's ability to control the cost

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  • State: Texas
  • Topic: Top
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Despite being struck down as unconstitutional in Oklahoma and conceptually fizzling out in Tennessee and South Carolina, alternative workers’ compensation benefit plans were extolled in

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  • State: Pennsylvania
  • Topic: Top
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The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania last week issued two decisions that illustrate how difficult it can be for an employer to establish that a worker

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  • State: Alabama
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Alabama Supreme Court is standing by its earlier decision that an injured railway worker presented enough evidence to create a triable issue as to

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  • State: Colorado
  • Topic: WEST
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A Colorado lawmaker is making another run at ensuring injured workers are compensated for mental impairments with a bill clarifying when employers must provide benefits for

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  • State: Pennsylvania
  • Topic: NORTH
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The Commonwealth Court last week ordered publication of a decision upholding an assessment of penalties against an employer for failing to promptly pay for a

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  • National
  • Topic: NATIONAL
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An Ohio printing facility received multiple safety citations from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration after a worker suffered an amputation, and another worker’s

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  • State: New Mexico
  • Topic: WEST
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New Mexico lawmakers sent to Gov. Susana Martinez a bill that would prohibit workers fired for misconduct from receiving temporary disability benefits and prohibit the

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  • State: Missouri
  • Topic: SOUTH
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Senate action on a bill to deny compensation to workers who test positive for alcohol or nonprescribed drugs has been delayed until next week. 

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