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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: Iowa
  • Topic: NORTH
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The Iowa Court of Appeals ruled that a worker's failure to provide an adequate record for judicial review required reinstatement of a decision denying her request

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  • State: New York
  • Topic: NORTH
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A New York appellate court upheld the dismissal of a worker’s Labor Law claim for his injuries at a construction site.

Case: Nalbone v. Vanderbilt

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  • State: New York
  • Topic: NORTH
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A New York appellate court ruled that a worker who suffered two back injuries was entitled to wage-loss benefits following his second accident.

Case: Matter

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  • State: New Jersey
  • Topic: NORTH
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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined a New Jersey manufacturer $151,329 for safety violations after a worker suffered an amputation in a workplace accident.

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  • State: Michigan
  • Topic: NORTH
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The Michigan Workers' Disability Compensation Agency said it has begun tracking COVID-19 claims and has created a new injury code for first reports of injury.

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  • State: Massachusetts
  • Topic: NORTH
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The Massachusetts Division of Insurance approved an average 6.8% rate cut for policies incepting on or after July 1.

The Workers’ Compensation Rating and Inspection

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  • State: Iowa
  • Topic: NORTH
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The Iowa Court of Appeals upheld an order for an employer to pay restitution to an injured employee after pleading guilty to failure to obtain workers’

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  • State: Connecticut
  • Topic: NORTH
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The Connecticut Workers' Compensation Commission has finalized its 2020 fee schedule for hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers, effective this month.

The schedule is not posted

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  • State: Illinois
  • Topic: NORTH
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The Illinois Appellate Court ruled that an injured worker ought to have been granted penalties and fees for his employer’s delay in paying his award,

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  • State: New York
  • Topic: NORTH
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A New York appellate court ruled that an employer’s failure to identify the date of the hearing at which it raised an objection rendered its

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