× Members

PIP assessor walked out!

More
4 years 6 months ago #242935 by Gordon
Replied by Gordon on topic PIP assessor walked out!
D

You should consider making a new claim for PIP, if the current Decision is overturned then the two claims will be merged and if it is not then you will at least have started the process again if you decide to go onto appeal.

Gordon

Nothing on this board constitutes legal advice - always consult a professional about specific problems
The following user(s) said Thank You: Dan Statham

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
4 years 6 months ago #242960 by Dan Statham
Replied by Dan Statham on topic PIP assessor walked out!
OK, Gordon, will do. I've stil got my old PIP form on PC and it was backdated to 2018 anyway. Is it worth fighting the substance (opinion) because that won't be "simple" (4 pages ready to send on why various things stated were impossbile)? Again, it's just my word rly, but I can (if needed) get evidence of things like wounds on my feet, neuropathy, Charles Bonnet making "standing" still without specialist shoes impossible, as claimed by the MP?

Do you see any evidence that this (actions by MP) is a tactic (starting to be?) used, or is this more an isolated example?

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
4 years 5 months ago #242969 by Gordon
Replied by Gordon on topic PIP assessor walked out!
d

You've already sent your MR in and presumably debunked most of the things that were said in that so I would wait and see what happens, either the DM will be sensible and ask themselves what value it is to the claimant to purposefully fail to participate or they won't and if the latter, then I doubt that further testimony will help.

Gordon

Nothing on this board constitutes legal advice - always consult a professional about specific problems
The following user(s) said Thank You: Dan Statham

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
4 years 5 months ago #242970 by Shey
Replied by Shey on topic PIP assessor walked out!
Thank you for sharing this. I hope you reach a positive outcome.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Dan Statham

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
4 years 5 months ago #242984 by Dan Statham
Replied by Dan Statham on topic PIP assessor walked out!

and presumably debunked most of the things that were said


Well, my MR just "kept it simple", which was the advice I got before. I just said that the assessor was in a rush, I tried to provide full answers (which may have taken "too long" for the MP) and that there was no reason to curtail the interview. I only got the report Tues, so I haven't had chance to debunk anything. Should I? I have no idea how much time I've got.

I mean I've sent plenty of evidence (in my claim) about Charles Bonnet, neuropathy, detached retina etcs. I'll try to get some corroboration from my podiatrist next week (that it is physically painful to stand, should have foot elevated, atm and in Dec).

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
4 years 5 months ago #242992 by Gordon
Replied by Gordon on topic PIP assessor walked out!
D w

What you have done is fine, this MR is only about whether you participated or not at the assessment, the DM is not going to look at your claim form and the evidence attached.

Either the DM will agree that what the assessor has said is rediculous or they won't .

Gordon

Nothing on this board constitutes legal advice - always consult a professional about specific problems
The following user(s) said Thank You: Dan Statham

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Moderators: GordonGaryBISCatherineWendyKellygreekqueenpeterKatherineSuper UserjimmckChris
We use cookies

We use cookies on our website. Some of them are essential for the operation of the site, while others help us to improve this site and the user experience (tracking cookies). You can decide for yourself whether you want to allow cookies or not. Please note that if you reject them, you may not be able to use all the functionalities of the site.