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Today is Sunday, April 22, 2018 -
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: California
  • Topic: Top
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The California Division of Workers’ Compensation agreed to enforce medical-legal billing rules as they are written as part of a settlement with eight doctors who

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  • State: West Virginia
  • Topic: Top
  • -  222 views
  • - Average time spent on item: 22 minutes
  • - Popular with: Legal
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Using alternatives to opioid therapy for treating non-cancer chronic pain, a recommendation of medical guidelines including those from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,

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  • State: Pennsylvania
  • Topic: Top
  • -  127 views
  • - Average time spent on item: 23 minutes
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When is a worker considered an independent contractor? When he registers as one with the state Department of Labor and Industry, according to a bill making

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  • State: Idaho
  • Topic: WEST
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  • - Popular with: Legal
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The Idaho Department of Insurance has approved a 3.4% rate decrease as proposed by the National Council on Compensation Insurance. It takes effect May 31.

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  • State: California
  • Topic: WEST
  • -  228 views
  • - Average time spent on item: 61 minutes
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Child support service departments in two Northern California counties have collected more than $1 million in child support payments from workers’ compensation benefits over the last

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  • State: Arizona
  • Topic: WEST
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  • - Average time spent on item: 1 minute
  • - Popular with: Insurance
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The Industrial Commission of Arizona will hold a hearing in May on a proposed 0.5% assessment for the fund used to pay benefits in cases

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  • State: Colorado
  • Topic: WEST
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The Colorado Senate on Thursday passed a bill that would create a reciprocal coverage exemption for workers temporarily within the state, while a measure that

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  • State: Florida
  • Topic: SOUTH
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A Florida man has been arrested for allegedly selling business insurance policies and pocketing the premiums while providing false documentation of coverage.

Michael Hensley

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  • State: Nebraska
  • Topic: NORTH
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A Nebraska contractor is facing proposed penalties of $46,930 for allegedly failing to protect workers from trench hazards.

Gretna-based Premier Underground LLC was issued citations

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  • State: Kentucky
  • Topic: SOUTH
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Kentucky has joined a growing list of states suing drug manufacturers because of the opioid addiction crisis.

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear filed the lawsuit

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