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Today is Monday, October 15, 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: Connecticut
  • Topic: NORTH
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A Connecticut janitor is accused of collecting $17,408 in workers’ compensation benefits while continuing to work in the same job. 

Ronald Gordillo, 34, of Manchester,

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  • State: Pennsylvania
  • Topic: NORTH
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  • - Average time spent on item: 8 minutes
  • - Popular with: Legal
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The Commonwealth Court ruled that a worker was entitled to reinstatement of total disability status following the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s invalidation of the state's impairment

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  • State: Pennsylvania
  • Topic: NORTH
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A Pennsylvania contractor is facing proposed federal penalties of $331,101 after a worker was electrocuted at a Johnstown job site.

Insight Pipe Contracting LLC, of

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  • State: New York
  • Topic: NORTH
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  • - Popular with: Legal
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A New York appellate court upheld the dismissal of an injured police officer’s challenge to her employer’s decision to fire her after waiting two years

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  • State: Illinois
  • Topic: NORTH
  • -  139 views
  • - Average time spent on item: 44 minutes
  • - Popular with: Legal
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In keeping with Gov. Bruce Rauner's 2016 "Cutting the Red Tape" initiative, the Illinois Department of Insurance has proposed a rule change that would let

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  • State: New York
  • Topic: NORTH
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  • - Average time spent on item: 25 minutes
  • - Popular with: Legal
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A New York appellate court overturned a judge’s finding that a worker’s delay in filing a claim for alleged injuries was excusable.

Case: Matter of

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  • State: Massachusetts
  • Topic: NORTH
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  • - Average time spent on item: 33 minutes
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The average weekly wage in Massachusetts is now $1,383, up $45 from the fiscal 2018 level, state officials announced this week.

That affects the weekly

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  • State: Michigan
  • Topic: NORTH
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Workers’ comp insurer AF Group is working with marketing agency Phire Group on a campaign to explain workers’ compensation to potential policyholders.

Video

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  • State: New York
  • Topic: NORTH
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  • - Average time spent on item: 18 minutes
  • - Popular with: Legal
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A New York appellate court ruled that inconsistencies between a worker’s reported limitations and his activities captured on a surveillance video were sufficient to support

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  • State: Pennsylvania
  • Topic: NORTH
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Erie Insurance has named veteran Sean Dugan as its vice president and corporate human resources officer, effective Oct. 25.

Sean Dugan

Dugan

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