Forums Disability Insurance Forum I was laid off in 2009 Collected only 3 UI payments and my doctor put me out on disability due to physical limitations. My SDI benefits have been exhausted. Can I go back and collect UI benefits while waiting for SSDI decision? Add new comment Your name Subject Comment About text formats Restricted HTML Allowed HTML tags: <a href hreflang> <em> <strong> <cite> <blockquote cite> <code> <ul type> <ol start type> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <h2 id> <h3 id> <h4 id> <h5 id> <h6 id> Lines and paragraphs break automatically. Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically.