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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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A federal judge in Nebraska has approved sanctions against the embattled Berkshire Hathaway affiliate Applied Underwriters for failing to produce documents, fully answer questions and

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  • State: California
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California’s workers’ compensation system stands out in many ways from systems in other states, but the most dramatic difference may be seen in one measure:

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Drones were predicted years ago to become a key tool in the fight against workers’ compensation fraud, but strict federal regulations and privacy concerns have

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  • State: Minnesota
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The Minnesota Department of Commerce has approved a 6.7% decrease to the overall average pure premium level, effective Jan. 1, the Minnesota Workers' Compensation Insurers

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  • State: Maine
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Maine Gov. Paul LePage has appointed Portland workers' compensation defense attorney Madeline Malisa as his deputy counsel and senior policy adviser on labor issues.

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  • State: New Mexico
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The New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Administration is seeking applications from attorneys who want to evaluate claims, mediate disputes and propose resolutions to workers’ compensation claims.

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  • State: Ohio
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An Ohio appellate court ruled that a worker’s case was properly dismissed because he failed to file a petition in response to his employer’s notice

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  • State: Texas
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A divided Texas appellate court ruled that a worker failed to assert a viable claim for wrongful termination after he saw his son get hurt

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  • State: Ohio
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Forty-four percent fewer injured workers in Ohio received opioids in 2016 as compared to 2011, and opioid prescriptions were down by 48% over that period,

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  • State: California
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The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an award of benefits to a longshoreman for his injuries from a failed suicide attempt.

Case: Leeward

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