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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: Kentucky
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Kentucky Department of Workers’ Claims is holding a hearing in May on proposed rules that would create a medical director position within the agency

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  • State: Alabama
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals reinstated an injured truck driver’s claim for benefits, ruling that an employment agreement she signed could not divest the

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  • State: West Virginia
  • Topic: SOUTH
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A divided West Virginia Supreme Court ruled that a worker was not entitled to benefits for her post-traumatic stress disorder following an armed robbery of

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  • State: Texas
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation on Thursday reported that an influx of claims for COVID-19 resulted in frequency increasing in 2020 compared to 2019.

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  • State: Virginia
  • Topic: SOUTH
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Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced the creation of a Worker Protection Unit that will focus on misclassification, payroll fraud, wage theft and other

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  • State: Oklahoma
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Oklahoma Senate unanimously approved a bill that would authorize an annual payment to the Workers’ Compensation Administrative Fund from employer premiums.

Sen.

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  • State: Louisiana
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Louisiana Supreme Court will not revisit its prior ruling that an insurance carrier’s use of conditional endorsements on settlement checks was untimely.

Louisiana Revised Statutes

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  • State: Missouri
  • Topic: SOUTH
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A workers’ compensation carrier that denied a claim filed by a Lebanon police officer who later died of COVID-19 said it will issue his family benefits

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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 the insurance carrier providing coverage for an employer at the time of a worker’s

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  • State: Arkansas
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Arkansas House of Representatives has passed a bill that would allow workers to file comp claims for COVID-19 if they can prove they contracted

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