I don't practice in your state. However, you can certainly try to get unemployment compensation. Generally, an incident not connected with your work should not forfeit your right to unemployment compensation. Check with a legal aid lawyer in your state about this.
This response is meant to be information only and should not be considered to be legal advice. This information is not meant and should not be construed to be the formation of an attorney client relationship. I practice Virginia Workers compensation law and Social Security Disability law.