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Today is Thursday, February 23, 2017 - News
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
  • Topic: Top
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After passing a pair of bills in 2016 that regulators have credited with eliminating millions of dollars in potentially fraudulent liens, California lawmakers are pushing

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Distracted driving is firmly on the radar screens of those on the personal lines side of the insurance industry, as losses from more severe accidents

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  • State: Florida
  • Topic: Top
  • -  199 views
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The National Council on Compensation Insurance disbanded its Classification and Rates Committee in 1991 for all of its clients nationwide because of antitrust concerns, not

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  • State: Oregon
  • Topic: Top
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The Oregon Workers' Compensation Board earlier this month ruled that a receptionist was entitled to benefits for a broken ankle she sustained after smoking marijuana

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  • State: California
  • Topic: WEST
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A California lawmaker introduced legislation that would allow injured workers to exceed the 104-week cap on temporary disability benefit duration in cases where a utilization review

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  • State: New York
  • Topic: NORTH
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A New York appellate court upheld the dismissal of a widow's claim for damages for her husband's fatal fall from the roof of an office

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  • State: Texas
  • Topic: SOUTH
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A Texas appellate court ruled that an attorney who failed to pay a municipal employer for its subrogation claim more than a decade ago couldn't get

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  • State: Colorado
  • Topic: WEST
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The Colorado Supreme Court ruled that the state comp system lacked jurisdiction to award benefits to a resident who was injured while working out of

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  • State: California
  • Topic: WEST
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California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has applied for a court order to liquidate Castlepoint National Insurance Co.

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Jones was named

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  • State: Florida
  • Topic: SOUTH
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A Florida appellate court ruled that a worker's injuries from an accident with an underinsured motorist were not covered pursuant to his employer's automobile liability insurance policy.

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