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In New York you can not collect both at the same time. If you can prove, which would be hard without physical evidence, that you were fired due to the injury you can sue the employer. But if you are collecting comp you can file a claim for unemployment but I would wait until the comp is up.

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Q: If you were terminated for not being able do your job after a work accident can you collect unemployment even though you got a workmens comp settlement?
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