Our San Diego unemployment lawyer at the Law Office of Cyrus Mor represents employees who are denied unemployment benefits by the Employment Development Department (EDD). If the EDD has denied your unemployment claim, you have 30 days to file an appeal to challenge their decision. If you have not yet been denied benefits, you should contact our firm for a free case evaluation for you unemployment insurance claim.
Once your appeal form has been properly completed and submitted to the EDD, your entire case will be forwarded to the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board (CUIAB). The CUIAB is an independent state agency who will provide you with a hearing which will allow you the opportunity to explain your side of the story to the judge.
You should know that your most recent employer will likely be present at your hearing. The judge as well as your most recent employer will have the opportunity to ask you questions about your employment.
Claimants are generally entitled to only 1 hearing before an Administrative Law Judge. Therefore, it is crucial to come to your San Diego unemployment appeal hearing prepared and ready to provide testimony in an organized and concise manner.
Our firm provides comprehensive representation where we instruct and educate our clients on what to expect at their hearing. We will walk you through the strengths and weaknesses of your case, formulate a detailed approach to your appeal, and we will provide you with aggressive representation at your hearing.
You will typically receive your Notice of Hearing about a week prior to the date of your hearing. Your Notice of Hearing will indicate what issues are going to be considered at your hearing as well as time date, time, and location of your hearing.
Most CUIAB hearings take place at the San Diego Office of Appeals which is located at 3517 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92108. However, it is also possible for your hearing to be scheduled at one of the offsite hearing facilities which are located in Chula Vista, El Centro, Calexico, and Murrieta.
Our San Diego unemployment attorney can help you recover your benefits if good facts exist for your appeal. Unfortunately, not everyone has good facts for an unemployment insurance benefits appeals. Each case is factually unique and we strongly encourage you to seek advice from our firm regarding whether or not you have a good case.
During our free consultation and case evaluation, you will speak will an experienced employment lawyer who will provide you will helpful insight and guidance regarding your case. You should be prepared to provide us with basic information about your most recent employment as well as the reasons for which your employment has ended. You potential likelihood for success at your unemployment appeal hearing will be largely dependent on whether you resigned or were terminated by your most recent employer.
Contact our San Diego unemployment appeal lawyer today at (949) 783-4148 for a free case evaluation for your EDD benefits claim.