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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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Two years in the making, Kentucky's new medical treatment guidelines will be delayed another few months because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The state's commissioner of

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  • State: Tennessee
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation announced that Administrator Abbie Hudgens reappointed seven judges to the Court of Workers’ Compensation Claims.

Abbie Hudgens

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  • State: Louisiana
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Louisiana Supreme Court extended the length of time a disbarred attorney has to wait before seeking readmission as a sanction for his failure to safeguard

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  • State: Louisiana
  • Topic: SOUTH
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  • - Average time spent on item: 30 minutes
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A divided Louisiana appellate court declined review of an intentional tort action against a refinery owner and contractor based on a worker’s drowning.

Case: In

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  • State: Missouri
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Missouri Court of Appeals revived a widow’s claim against her husband’s employer, finding the trial judge had committed an abuse of discretion in refusing

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  • State: Texas
  • Topic: SOUTH
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  • - Average time spent on item: 45 minutes
  • - Popular with: Legal
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The Texas Department of Insurance has extended until Sept. 12 an order requiring insurers to reimburse for telemedicine services at the same rate as in-person

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  • State: Louisiana
  • Topic: SOUTH
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A foundation formed this year by Louisiana's largest workers' comp insurer is giving $500,000 to 24 hospitals for protective gear, child care and groceries for

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  • State: Kentucky
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled that a worker’s request for payment of his medical bills should not have been denied just because he did

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  • State: Florida
  • Topic: SOUTH
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Assessment rates for the Florida workers' compensation agency and the state's Special Disability Trust Fund will remain the same in 2021, regulators announced Tuesday.

The administrative

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  • State: Tennessee
  • Topic: SOUTH
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  • - Average time spent on item: 81 minutes
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The Tennessee Supreme Court’s Special Workers’ Compensation Appeals Panel ruled that a construction laborer waited too long after noticing his hearing loss to confirm that

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