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Today is Monday, December 09, 2019 -
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: Missouri
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Missouri Court of Appeals upheld a jury’s $3.5 million verdict in favor of an injured railway employee for his injuries from a collision between

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  • State: Texas
  • Topic: SOUTH
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  • - Popular with: Legal
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An Arlington woman was sentenced to probation by a Travis County district court for workers’ compensation fraud.

Sharon Boachie received workers' compensation benefits after claiming

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  • State: Missouri
  • Topic: SOUTH
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Martin Davila, of Davila Construction, has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for exposing employees to fall hazards

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  • State: West Virginia
  • Topic: SOUTH
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With payroll fraud and employee misclassification on the rise, the West Virginia insurance commissioner is reminding insurers and agents that they are required to report

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  • State: Kentucky
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Kentucky Court of Appeals “regretfully” ruled that a 2018 change in the law operated retroactively to cap an elderly worker’s permanent total disability benefits

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  • State: Tennessee
  • Topic: SOUTH
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Subrogation? Medicare set-asides? Lifetime medical or closed benefits?

Dorothy Holland

Those are some of the questions that seriously injured workers face when

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  • State: Maryland
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Maryland Court of Special Appeals ruled that a farmer raising chickens under a contract with Tyson Farms was an employee of the poultry production

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  • State: Alabama
  • Topic: SOUTH
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A utility contractor has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for exposing its workers to excavation hazards and

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  • State: Louisiana
  • Topic: SOUTH
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A Louisiana appellate court ruled that the doctrine of res judicata did not bar a worker from asserting claims for additional benefits and medical treatment

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  • State: Delaware
  • Topic: SOUTH
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The Delaware Department of Insurance is accepting public comment on changes to its workplace safety program, which would extend premium discounts to drug-free work sites.

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