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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: California
  • Topic: Top
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Medical provider networks, intended to improve care for injured workers and reduce medical spending, shaved only about 2% from average medical costs per claim in

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  • State: Colorado
  • Topic: Top
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A federal trial court in Colorado has thrown out a class action against an air-ambulance provider by plaintiffs who challenged the allegedly exorbitant fees they were

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  • State: Texas
  • Topic: SOUTH
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  • - Popular with: Insurance
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The National Council on Compensation Insurance announced Thursday that it has submitted revisions to Basic Manual classifications and the manual’s Appendix E — Classifications by

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  • State: Oklahoma
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Commission ruled that a worker’s timely filed claim was not subject to dismissal because of his delay in requesting a hearing.

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  • State: New York
  • Topic: NORTH
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A New York appellate court ruled that a corrections officer was not entitled to duty disability benefits for a neck injury caused by an inmate who

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  • State: California
  • Topic: WEST
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A California appellate court ruled that an employer that loaned a supervisory employee to another company could not be held vicariously liable for the electrocution of

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  • National
  • Topic: NATIONAL
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The National Council on Compensation Insurance will hold four state advisory forums in June to provide insight into factors affecting workers' compensation rates, including cost drivers,

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  • State: Minnesota
  • Topic: NORTH
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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has signed into law a $7,000 pay raise for workers' compensation appeals judges.

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  • State: Massachusetts
  • Topic: NORTH
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  • - Popular with: Employer
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Gov. Charlie Baker has nominated Omar Hernandez for reappointment to the position of administrative judge on the Industrial Accident Board at the Department of Industrial

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The U.S. Department of Labor is offering $20 million in grants for the development of new strategies to keep people with a work-related disability on

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