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Apply for pip twice

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Richteachouxsnack
Richteachouxsnack Community member Posts: 37 Listener
I am awaiting an upper tribunal for pip for two years in total  and I have heard I can make a fresh claim as it might be quicker but would it affect first claim and back pay if I won 

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,282 Disability Gamechanger
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    If you started another claim and your Tribunal was successful then you will only be owed money up until the day before you started your new claim.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Richteachouxsnack
    Richteachouxsnack Community member Posts: 37 Listener
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    So the two year wait will be ignored and I will just get recent application. I’ve been told another 20 week wait for upper tribunal 
  • Richteachouxsnack
    Richteachouxsnack Community member Posts: 37 Listener
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    What if the new pip application is sorted first what will happen about the old claim and the tribunal I presume it would not go ahead 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,282 Disability Gamechanger
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    So the two year wait will be ignored and I will just get recent application.
    If you don't currently have an award and your new claim is successful then it will only be paid from the date you started your new claim.

    What if the new pip application is sorted first what will happen about the old claim and the tribunal I presume it would not go ahead 

    Any new decision made on the new claim will overrule the Tribunal decision, regardless of which decision is made first. Starting a new claim will mean you're creating a closed period, which means if successfully awarded from the Tribunal you will only be owed money up until the day before you started a new claim.
    It will not cancel your Tribunal.

    However, you need to be careful about starting a new claim if you currently don't have an award. To constantly reapply using the same evidence you previous used could see another refusal.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
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