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Today is Saturday, February 23, 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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A California appellate court partially overturned an injured federal employee’s conviction for insurance fraud, finding the record contained insufficient evidence to support a jury’s finding that

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  • State: Montana
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Workers’ compensation carriers in Montana would be required to provide notice to injured workers 90 days before terminating medical benefits, under a bill that passed

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  • State: Hawaii
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The Labor Committee of the Hawaii House of Representatives passed a bill that would require contractors to provide proof that they’re withholding taxes and paying

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  • State: Alaska
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A chiropractor appointed to the Alaska Workers’ Compensation Board last month is facing multiple felony assault charges, according to a report by the Anchorage Daily

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  • State: California
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Three employees of a Southern California medical office were arrested Wednesday on accusations that they submitted fraudulent claims to an insurer for treatment that they

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  • State: California
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A California appellate court ruled that a subcontractor’s injured employee could not proceed with a tort claim against the parties that had hired his employer to

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  • State: Montana
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The Montana Senate passed a bill that would create a presumption that certain diseases developed by firefighters are occupational in nature.

Sen. Nate

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  • State: California
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A California appellate court upheld the dismissal of a legal assistant’s tort claim against her employer for alleged injuries from exposure to mold.

Case: Ruiz v.

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  • State: Alaska
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The Alaska Supreme Court ruled that an injured worker could not set aside his partial settlement of his workers’ compensation claim, nor could he enforce

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  • State: Utah
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Utah lawmakers are sending Gov. Gary Herbert a bill that would authorize add-on fees when injured workers successfully challenge denied medical claims.

Sen.

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