Depends how long has it been since you became unemployed? You must file within 1 year or less. Over that period you can kiss your chances goodbye. It is suggested to file as soon as you can.
I was terminated do to I'm unable to return back to work do to on short term medical leave cause of breast cancer diagnosis. I have all the paperwork in regards to my being unable to return to work at this time. I worked there for 9 months and prior worked at another job for 9 months then prior to that worked at the recent employer 8 yrs. Am I intitled to unemployment and how long do I haveto wait to collect unemployment if my short term medical leave isn't over until Nov 1st 2011.