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Today is Tuesday, February 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: Nevada
  • Topic: Top
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Nevada Democrats, having recently seized the reins of state government, are proposing a more liberal standard for compensability than is used in California, starting with a

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  • National
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Insys Therapeutics founder John N. Kapoor and four former Insys executives are on trial in Boston on charges that they led a nationwide conspiracy to

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  • State: New York
  • Topic: Top
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New York State's inspector general last year prosecuted 34 people — including claimants, employers and physicians — for workers' compensation fraud, according to a report released last

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  • State: Virginia
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Virginia Supreme Court last week ruled that a worker who was injured and left quadriplegic while renovating an old one-room schoolhouse had no viable workers’

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  • State: Texas
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Texas Supreme Court ruled that a worker’s compensation insurance carrier had waived its subrogation rights against a refinery operator for injuries sustained by its

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  • State: Ohio
  • Topic: NORTH
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The Ohio Supreme Court ruled that the doctrine of res judicata barred an injured worker from challenging the calculation of his average weekly wage after

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  • State: West Virginia
  • Topic: SOUTH
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A bill introduced in the West Virginia Legislature would exempt unpaid volunteers at ski areas from workers' compensation benefits.

Senate Bill 74, by Sen. Sue

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  • State: New Mexico
  • Topic: WEST
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The New Mexico Superintendent of Insurance has proposed a rule regarding licensing requirements for public, independent and staff insurance adjusters in the state.

Under the proposed

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  • State: California
  • Topic: WEST
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A California appellate court partially overturned an injured federal employee’s conviction for insurance fraud, finding the record contained insufficient evidence to support a jury’s finding that

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  • State: Florida
  • Topic: SOUTH
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A meeting of the Three-Member Panel that recommends changes to Florida's workers' compensation medical fee schedules and reimbursement policies has been canceled, the Division of

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