Don't Forget! July 1st rate change in New York.

New York’s maximum compensation rate – for temporary total disability and permanent total disability – just went up effective July 1st to $772.96. The new, higher rate will be in effect until June 30, 2012.

Greg Lois is the managing partner of LOIS LLC, a 21-attorney law firm dedicated to defending employers and carriers in New York and New Jersey workers' compensation claims. Greg is the author of a popular series of "Handbooks" on workers' compensation, and is the co-author of the 2016 & 2017 Lexis-Nexis New Jersey Workers' Compensation Practice Guide. Greg can be reached at 201-880-7213 or