Can I collect unemployment while waiting for a comp claim to go to court?

Question Details: I tore a bicep from my forearm at work. Small contractor is denying my comp claim even though he was the one who sent me for acute care. I am a bricklayer, need surgery, also need to pay bills. Will be off for at least 6 months. He won't even call back the acute care doctors now with referal from his insurance panel.

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