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esa 7 years 4 months ago #111065

maz wrote: Hi Gordon, thanks again to everyone for all the advice given, what should I expect in respect of correspondence from the decision maker,I do know you have posted the correct names of the letters I should ask for if they are not forthcoming,but everyones appeals seem a little different,eg re-considerations, tribunals,appeals etc.I would like to know how they reached their decision about me . Thanks


In addition to the information that was used in the original Decision

ESA medical – what forms to ask for?

there will be an LT54, this may explain how the latest Decision was reached.

Gordon

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esa 7 years 4 months ago #111066

  • maz
Hi Bro58

Thank you for your quick and positive approach to my questions over the last few months so glad for a break from the worry and stress.I think I would have just given up did'nt have any fight in me untill I joined this site.

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esa 7 years 4 months ago #111067

  • maz
Hi Gordon

Thanks for that,and for your fast response over the last few months ,I am amazed that my appeal was decided so quickly.

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esa 7 years 4 months ago #111068

  • bro58

maz wrote: Hi Bro58

Thank you for your quick and positive approach to my questions over the last few months so glad for a break from the worry and stress.I think I would have just given up did'nt have any fight in me untill I joined this site.


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esa 7 years 1 month ago #116198

  • maz
Hi Gordon As I was put in the Support Group after putting in a late appeal with help from the forum I have now received a esa50 10/13 as I was only granted it till March .Should I just say the same details as before including a copy of the doctors report letter which is six months old, will they accept that or will I have to get another one from my doctor.My conditions are no better.

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esa 7 years 1 month ago #116200

maz wrote: Hi Gordon As I was put in the Support Group after putting in a late appeal with help from the forum I have now received a esa50 10/13 as I was only granted it till March .Should I just say the same details as before including a copy of the doctors report letter which is six months old, will they accept that or will I have to get another one from my doctor.My conditions are no better.


In principle you can use the same evidence as you provided original (see below), but it is always best if you can provide an updated letter/report as it will carry more weight.

I would be cautious in copying verbatim your previous ESA50 as the original Decision was only for the WRAG, it would be worth going through the latest guides to see if you can improve your answers and remain in the Support Group. In either case you should also consider adding content to explain why your condition(s) have not improved or are indeed worse and also why you have not been able to adapt to your conditions.

The exception to the above is if you qualified for the SG under Regulation 35(2)(b), the Exceptional Circumstances, in this case the burden of proof lies wholely with the claimant and you must re-establish that you meet the criteria for this from scratch and provide new and current evidence to support your claim.

Gordon

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