Unemployment Benefits and/or Social Security Disability?

To apply for Unemployment benefits, you swear you are available for work. In applying for Social Security Disability, you claim that you cannot work. THe question often arises – can you apply for both?

Chief Administrative Law Judge Frank A. Cristaudo in a 2009memorandum notes specifically that “the receipt of unemployment benefits is only one of the many factors that must be considered in determining whether the claimant is disabled.” Presenting this evidence is a tricky situation.

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