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Today is Saturday, September 22, 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: Kentucky
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The board of directors of ClearPath Mutual Insurance Co. has appointed Jeff Borkowski as the company’s chief executive officer.  

Jeff Borkowski

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  • State: Florida
  • Topic: SOUTH
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Florida Citrus, Business & Industries Fund announced Thursday that it has moved its corporate headquarters from Alachua, Florida, to Orlando. 

FCBI, a group self-insurance fund,

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  • State: Tennessee
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Supreme Court of Tennessee’s Special Workers’ Compensation Appeals Panel ruled that a church employee’s permanent partial disability benefits were improperly capped, since the evidence did

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  • State: Louisiana
  • Topic: SOUTH
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  • - Average time spent on item: 30 minutes
  • - Popular with: Employer
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A Louisiana appellate court upheld portions a worker’s award for consequential injuries following an injury to his right knee but overturned the assessment of fees and

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  • State: Oklahoma
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce is asking lawmakers to delay implementation of a medical marijuana law or at least clarify employers' rights in a special session

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  • State: Oklahoma
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Oklahoma Insurance Department has hired the former president of Reserve National Insurance Co. to be chief actuary for the department.

Andrew Schallhorn's first day

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  • State: Oklahoma
  • Topic: SOUTH
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A divided Oklahoma Supreme Court this week ruled that adjudication of a pre-existing, non-work related disability made simultaneously with adjudication of a pre-existing work-related injury

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  • State: Texas
  • Topic: SOUTH
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A Texas appellate court revived a wrongful death claim by the alleged common-law wife of a worker killed in a gas pipeline explosion.

Case: Martinez

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  • State: Texas
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Texas Department of Insurance has proposed rules to implement legislation passed in 2017 intended to make it easier to form captive insurance companies.

Proposed

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  • State: Texas
  • Topic: SOUTH
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A Texas appellate court ruled that a worker could not proceed with a negligence claim against his employer for failing to provide medical assistance after

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