Average Weekly Wage Increase effective July 1, 2013 under New York Workers Compensation Law
New York legislature will raise the maximum workers comp disability payment (AWW) July 1, 2013Over the last several years the average weekly wage has slowly been increased. Before 2007, the last average weekly wage increase occurred on July 1, 1992. At that time the average weekly wage maximum total rate was raised to $400. It stayed at that rate until June 30, 2007, before it was raised to $500.
If your date of injury occurred between after 1992, the the chart below will give you the information necessary to determine what your benefit rate is for a total and partial disability under the New York State Workers' Compensation Law.
Date of Accident followed by the weekly maximum total and partial wokrers comp indemnity payments
July 1, 1992-June 30, 2007 $400
July 1, 2007-June 30, 2008 $500
July 1, 2008-June 30, 2009 $550
July 1, 2009-June 30, 2010 $600
July 1, 2010-June 30, 2011 $739.83
July 1, 2011-June 30, 2012 $772.96
July 1, 2012-June 30, 2013 $792.07
July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014 $803.21
For further information about a Syracuse Workers Comp Claim, please do not hesitate to contact me.David B. Snyder, Esq.
6876 Buckley Road
Syracuse, NY 13212
Mr. Snyder is licensed to practice in New York and does not offer legal advice in other states. This answer is meant to be a public service and not an attempt to solicit business. Moreover, my answer cannot be considered a legal opinion of your case / inquiry. Unless I am retained in a matter and have completed a full investigation of the underlying facts and law, I cannot give an opinion on which to rely. Furthermore, unless your matter concerns New York law, I am not licensed to practice or give specific legal advice in your state.