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Today is Friday, July 19, 2019 -
A message to our readers:


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: New York
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The New York State Department of Financial Services has fined Applied Underwriters $3 million for offering workers’ compensation insurance bundled with side agreements that weren't

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  • State: California
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Although California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara pledged not to accept money from the industry he regulates as part of his 2018 campaign, four months into

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  • State: Virginia
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Major workplace injuries and workers’ compensation claims both fell last year, according to the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission 2018 annual report.

The report shows 44,561 major

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  • State: California
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Two groups trying to unionize drivers for Uber and Lyft, as well as the Service Employees International Union, took out a full-page ad in the

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  • State: Texas
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A Texas appellate court upheld the dismissal of a gross negligence claim against a contractor for the deaths of two workers who were struck by

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  • State: Florida
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The Florida Division of Workers’ Compensation released an opioid summary report Thursday showing payments for painkillers dropped just more than 11% in 2017 compared to the

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A bill approved last week by the U.S. House of Representatives that would replenish the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund is now caught up in political wrangling

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  • State: Texas
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A divided Texas appellate court upheld a jury’s verdict finding an employer liable for $12.343 million in damages to two employees who were struck by

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  • State: California
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Emergency rules expected to go into effect in early August will require California employers to protect workers from hazards associated with wildfire smoke, the Department

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  • State: California
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A doctor accused of referring workers’ compensation patients to his own clinics for additional services must stand trial on felony charges, a Riverside County judge

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