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Today is Wednesday, October 16, 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: Nebraska
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In a case of first impression, the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled that a worker’s wages do not include the net profit for an employee of an

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  • State: New York
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A New York appellate court upheld a determination that a parcel delivery driver had suffered a schedulable injury of his right knee.

Case: Olaya v. United

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  • State: New York
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A New York appellate court ruled that a worker had not been entitled to summary judgment in a negligence claim based on his fall from a truck’s

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  • State: Illinois
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A key sponsor of one of the most controversial workplace injury laws in years has resigned his chairmanship of a state Senate committee after the

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  • State: New York
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The New York State Workers' Compensation Board has reinstated a Middletown physician after he reimbursed a group health insurance carrier for payments that had already

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  • State: Illinois
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After years of talk and a few baby steps, a move to make the workers' compensation system in Illinois all-electronic is about to kick into

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  • State: New York
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A New York appellate court ruled that a worker should have been granted summary judgment on his Labor Law claim for a fall from a ladder,

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  • State: New York
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A New York appellate court ruled that a worker’s disability could not be apportioned between a traumatic brain injury from an on-the-job fall and his

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  • State: Minnesota
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A Minnesota postal worker collected more than $100,000 in injury benefits, claiming she was unable to work full time. Then she was spotted working dogs

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  • State: Massachusetts
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The Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents has posted updates to maximum weekly benefits, cost-of-living adjustments and other payments, including a significant increase in attorneys' fees.

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