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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: Arizona
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The Arizona Supreme Court unanimously ruled that a cancer-stricken firefighter did not lose the ability to challenge the denial of his workers’ compensation claim.

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  • State: Montana
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Montana’s Labor Management Advisory Council will discuss the 2019 workers’ compensation annual report as well as rules that would require certification of claims examiners, during

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  • State: California
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Legislation that would create a presumption that post-traumatic stress disorder is compensable for California police and firefighters would not go into effect until Jan. 1,

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  • State: California
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Heart trouble would be presumed compensable for security workers at California state hospitals, under a recently amended bill.

Sen. Ben Hueso, D-San Diego, on Tuesday

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  • State: Washington
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The federal government will appeal a court decision upholding a law that presumes the compensability of comp claims for a host of maladies suffered by

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  • State: California
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A California appellate court ruled that an inmate injured while participating in a prison-sponsored work program could not pursue a civil suit against the correctional

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  • State: California
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The California Applicants’ Attorneys Association repeated its call for the full $120 million in the Return-to-Work Supplement Program to be disbursed to injured workers every

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  • State: California
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A former investigator for the California Department of Industrial Relations accepted a $250,000 settlement to dismiss a wrongful termination complaint that alleged she was fired

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  • State: California
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The California Assembly Appropriations Committee, on its first day back from the summer recess, passed two bills that would expand presumptions for public safety workers,

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  • State: California
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A Simi Valley man has been sentenced to 365 days in county jail and ordered to pay $1.058 million in restitution to the State Compensation

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