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Q: I live in Southwest Florida, can you receive unemployment benefits at the same time as work comp check?

I live in Southwest Florida,can a person collect & receive Unemployment benefits at the same time as Workers Comp benefits?My husband injured doing construction. He started not too longer before he was hurt. In fact, When he was injured he was uo for his 90 day probabtion period with his... Read more »

Josh J. Stewart
Josh J. Stewart
answered on May 29, 2016

Generally, your husband cannot receive unemployment benefits and temporary total, or permanent total, disability benefits payable by the worker's compensation carrier. If your husband is receiving temporary partial disability benefits, the combined amount of unemployment benefits and... Read more »

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