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Hi, my name is jadecoops! Will my WCA claim be backdated?

jadecoops Community member Posts: 4 Listener
edited October 8 in Universal Credit (UC)
Hello I’m just wondering if anyone can help me. So basically I’ve been putting in fitnotes since 2.7 years ago non stop till now, I started on 25th Feb 2021. I then applied for a wca 3 times and got denied, because of the pandemic, and finally this year they’ve accepted it yesterday. My claim they’ve taken went in at July 13th 2023, will I only be paid money from July 2023 - now … or will I be paid from when I first done my fitnotes for my condition in 2021? Thankyou in advance for anyone who helps!  


  • Albus_Scope
    Albus_Scope Posts: 1,525 Scope online community team
    Hi there @jadecoops and welcome to the community! 

    I'm just moving your post into a new category so our community of super smart people will be able to see it. 
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  • bg844
    bg844 Community member Posts: 3,883 Disability Gamechanger
    For clarity, was this 3rd time a new claim for a worsening condition or was it awarded via Tribunal from the original February 2021 decision?
  • jadecoops
    jadecoops Community member Posts: 4 Listener
    It was the 3rd time I claimed for wca that they actually accepted it and told me I was awarded, but I’m wondering as I’ve been sending it fit notes since 2021 will I get it from then or from July when they accepted it ? 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 49,810 Disability Gamechanger
    More information is needed before anyone can advise. We know it's the 3rd time but what happened with the previous 2 WCAs? Were you found fit for work or LCW in your 2nd WCA? was this a change of circumstances that you reported? If so what date did you report those changes?
    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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