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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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The Arizona House of Representatives on Thursday unanimously passed a bill that would remove some barriers firefighters and peace offices must clear to trigger a

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  • State: Oregon
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The Oregon Workers’ Compensation Division announced that it adopted a package of rules that will, among other things, increase the maximum allowable payment amounts for

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  • State: California
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The California Division of Workers’ Compensation posted an amendment to the inpatient hospital portion of the Official Medical Fee Schedule that applies to discharges on

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  • State: California
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A nutrition assistant who sought benefits for a back injury was charged with fraud for allegedly concealing two previous back injuries suffered in car crashes,

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  • State: California
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The California Department of Insurance will hold a public hearing April 8 to review the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau’s Sept. 1 regulatory filing.

The

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  • State: California
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A Southern California roofing contractor who pleaded guilty to multiple felony counts of fraud for underreporting his payroll was ordered to pay $141,265 in restitution,

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  • State: Washington
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The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries announced possible rulemaking it said would eliminate a conflict between two regulations and clarify its outpatient hospital

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  • State: California
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A pair of California Senate committees will hear testimony on proposals that would require certain contractors to carry workers’ compensation coverage even if they have

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  • State: California
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A California appellate court ruled that a refinery worker could not pursue a negligence action against a contractor that his employer had hired.

Case: Piontkowski v. Veolia

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  • State: California
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The California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery and the California Workers’ Compensation Institute scheduled webinars to review proposed changes in the Medical-Legal Fee Schedule

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