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Today is Tuesday, January 19, 2021 -
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: North Dakota
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The North Dakota Supreme Court upheld the imposition of liability for an uninsured subcontractor’s comp coverage on a general contractor.

Case: Brendel Construction v. North Dakota

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  • State: Pennsylvania
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The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ruled that a pharmacy was entitled to payment of its bill for a compound cream it dispensed at 110% of average

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  • State: Illinois
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The Illinois General Assembly passed a measure that would extend until June 30 the presumption that COVID-19 is a compensable occupational disease for specified workers.

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  • State: Ohio
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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed into law a measure creating a fund to pay for benefits when public safety officers are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress

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  • State: Ohio
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New reimbursement rates for doctors, hospital outpatient services and ambulatory surgical centers are now in the final stages of review, the Ohio Bureau of Workers'

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  • State: New York
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The New York Workers' Compensation Board on Tuesday announced new reimbursement rates for acute-care hospital stays, as determined by the state Department of Health.

The

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  • State: Minnesota
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A single-subject bill introduced in the Minnesota House of Representatives this week would create a presumption that COVID-19 is compensable for specified school workers.

The

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  • State: New York
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A New York lawmaker introduced a bill that would create a presumption that opioid overdoses are compensable in some cases.

The presumption proposed by Assemblywoman

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  • State: New York
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A New York appellate court tossed a worker’s Labor Law and negligence claims against a pair of homeowners for his injuries from a fall while

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  • State: New York
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A New York appellate court upheld the dismissal of a worker’s Labor Law and negligence claims based on his fall from the rim of a

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