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Today is Friday, December 13, 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: California
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The California Division of Workers’ Compensation posted an order adjusting the Physician Services/Non-Physician Practitioner Services section of the Official Medical Fee Schedule to conform to

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  • State: Oregon
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The Oregon Workers’ Compensation Board named Jim Moller as its managing attorney.

Jim Moller

Moller has worked as a staff attorney at

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  • State: Oregon
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The Oregon Court of Appeals ruled that a municipal employer was not entitled to an offset of the permanent total disability benefits owed to a

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  • State: California
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The owner of a staffing firm who was charged with premium fraud and pleaded no contest to a felony insurance fraud charge was ordered to

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  • State: Alaska
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The Alaska Supreme Court overturned an award of fees to two injured workers as unreasonably low.

Case: Rusch v. Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium, Nos.

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  • State: Alaska
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The Alaska Workers’ Compensation Board will hear about independent medical review and discuss evidence-based treatment guidelines during meetings on Jan. 9-10.

Kip Daniels

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  • State: Oregon
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The threshold for self-insured employers to report claims data to the Oregon Workers’ Compensation Division will increase to $17,500 in 2020 from $17,000 for the

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  • State: Oregon
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The board of directors and Audit Committee for Oregon’s SAIF Corp. will meet Wednesday in Salem.

The Audit Committee, which meets at 9 a.m., will

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  • State: Oregon
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Oregon’s Workers’ Compensation Division issued an industry notice Monday announcing that it will consider a worker entitled to a 5% chronic condition impairment rating for an injured

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  • State: Washington
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A man accused of working during the same period he collected more than $25,000 in indemnity benefits will be arraigned today on a single count

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