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PIP assessor walked out! 1 year 1 week ago #242935

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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
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PIP assessor walked out! 1 year 1 week ago #242960

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?

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PIP assessor walked out! 1 year 1 week ago #242969

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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.

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PIP assessor walked out! 1 year 1 week ago #242970

Thank you for sharing this. I hope you reach a positive outcome.
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PIP assessor walked out! 1 year 1 week ago #242984

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).

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PIP assessor walked out! 1 year 1 week ago #242992

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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
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