Good morning David,I'm Doug, and I'm very sorry to hear of your situation. My goal is to provide you with excellent service today. In order to give you a clear and concise answer, I will need some additional information about the circumstances, please.1. Were you receiving unemployment benefits between the time you were laid off and the surgery date?2. Have you already had your surgery?3. Have you already applied for state disability?Doug
1. No I was just laid off on Monday
2. The surgery is scheduled for 6/28/13
Good morning David,Thank you for the additional information.Thank you for the additional information. You will want to immediately file for unemployment benefits, and begin looking for employment---even though your surgery is just a couple of weeks off. That will set up the situation whereby you are receiving benefits---at least until your surgery, and because you are looking for work at that time, you will be eligible for disability benefits..It will also qualify you to receive CA State Disability after you have your surgery, and until such time as you can return to the workforce---up to 1 year after surgery. At that point---when you are released back to work by your physician--- if you do not get a job offer from your old employer, you may then apply to continue your unemployment claim again.You may reply back to me using the Continue the Conversation or Reply to Expert link and I will be happy to continue to assist you until I am able to address your concerns, to your satisfaction. Please remember to rate my service to you when our communication is completed. I wish you the best in 2013,Doug
Yesterday I had my primary surgeon fill out the short term disability form. I filled out my postion of the form and I mail it into California EDD My surgeon certified my disability for the day after I was laid off but said I was being treated since 2010.
Good move or no?
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