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Category: California Employment Law
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Experience:  B.A.; M.B.A.; J.D.
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My mom spent the last 4 months of her life in and out of the

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My mom spent the last 4 months of her life in and out of the hospital until her death. because of that she was unable to file for sdi and long term disability which she had available to her through her work. we tried to file when we learned it was available but because she is now dead we are told she can not get compensated. Is this true? i would think they would owe her for the time she was off work til her death. she paid into these programs and should be compensated
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: California Employment Law
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 1 year ago.

My deepest sympathies for your loss.

Unfortunately, the information that you received is true. You cannot go back and request the back payments on behalf of your mother.

I am sorry that I do not have better news for you.

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