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Today is Saturday, September 22, 2018 -
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: Oregon
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A unanimous Oregon Court of Appeals this week ruled that a worker was not precluded from receiving an award of fees for the services provided

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  • State: California
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California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill allowing the publication of some information related to the cost of public self-insured programs and clarifying

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  • State: California
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After Bay Area garbage hauler was run over by his own truck, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health cited his employer for failing

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  • State: Wyoming
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The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services announced that it is using Medata as its new vendor to process bills for medical treatment of injured workers.

The

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  • State: California
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California Gov. Jerry Brown’s decision to appoint a high school classmate to the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board fits with a pattern of rewarding friends with political

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  • State: California
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The California Division of Workers’ Compensation posted an order incorporating into the Official Medical Fee Schedule changes that were made by Medicare.

The order updating

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  • State: Washington
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Washington employers will enjoy a 5% reduction in workers’ compensation costs next year, the Department of Labor Industries announced.

Joel Sacks

L&I

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  • State: California
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The Division of Workers’ Compensation said it will hold a public hearing to discuss changes to the Medical-Legal Fee Schedule after receiving an “overwhelming response”

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  • State: Idaho
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The Idaho Industrial Commission is holding its regular administrative meeting today in Boise.

Commissioners will take action on a request from Washington Insurance Co. for

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  • State: California
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California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones on Tuesday accused drug manufacturer AbbVie Inc. of paying kickbacks to doctors who prescribed Humira.

Commissioner Dave Jones

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