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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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CopperPoint Insurance Cos. has added two members to its board of directors: Maureen Sweeney and Mike Tully.

Maureen Sweeney

The expansion of

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  • State: Oregon
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The Oregon Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of a worker’s claim based on his failure to report the injury within 90 days.

Case: In the Matter

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  • State: California
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California workplace safety regulators fined a solar panel installation company in Anaheim $193,905 for multiple serious safety hazards following an investigation into an accident where

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  • State: California
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Veteran Sacramento reporter Dan Walters suggested unions will be partnering with providers and possibly attorneys to draft California’s next workers’ compensation reform.

Senate Bill 863

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  • State: California
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California’s landmark privacy law remains a work in progress, but experts speaking at the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau’s annual conference said businesses, including comp

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  • State: Idaho
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The Idaho Supreme Court ruled that the Industrial Commission properly consolidated a worker’s claims and did not need to determine his impairment from an earlier

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  • State: Washington
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A U.S. District Court judge has rejected the federal government's challenge of a Washington state law that created an occupational disease presumption for Hanford nuclear

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  • State: Idaho
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The Idaho Supreme Court ruled that the state Industrial Commission lacked jurisdiction to review a petition for declaratory judgment.

Case: Idaho Retired Firefighters Association v.

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  • State: California
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The California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board is planning to reorganize its Rules of Practice and Procedure, and is seeking comments from system users about other

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  • State: California
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The California Division of Workers’ Compensation posted an order adjusting the Official Medical Fee Schedule to adopt changes made by Medicare.

The DWC said in

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