I am fifty-one-year-old female, and I was laid off from my job. I was then diagnosed with anal cancer two weeks later. My doctor said not to apply for unemployment compensation, as my chances were excellent to get disability benefits. I was denied. Can I still apply for unemployment benefits five months later? A=I am desperate. I can’t work, I have no money and soon I will have no place to live.

Answer

You should appeal the disability decision. Hire a lawyer, if necessary.

Updated on April 4, 2018

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Steps to Get Your Long Term Disability Approved
By Holle Abee
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