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Appeal issues

AdeyAdey Member Posts: 8 Listener
edited March 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
I'm at my wit's end I have severe post stress disorder very bad after my ex tried to kill me in my sleep for which IL never recover I lost my dla which I was awarded for life my condition affects everything of my daily life my depression is sometimes bad I have massive trust issues so going out on my own is bad I can't use knifes it's useless my concentration is bad so don't use cooker I have a freind to help but my condition is demanding mood swings crying semi fits of anger it's not fair to her I had an appeal I was appalled the way I was spoken to told get over it by the judge and given no points now I've reaplyed and have a solicitor on the other case for me I hope new claim will not be the same  but now rules have changed agian I might be reconsiderd


  • Pippa_ScopePippa_Scope Member Posts: 5,856 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @adey, and welcome to the community.

    Thank you for sharing this with us and I'm so sorry to hear about your past experiences, it sounds like you've been through some really traumatic things. Glad to hear that you're reapplying and have some legal support. I'm sure our community members will be able to offer some help and reassurance if you feel you need it, so please do let us know if you have any questions. 
  • AdeyAdey Member Posts: 8 Listener
    If it would be possible to have a representative with me when I go for assesment agian as had letter to say there still collecting evidence they have it all anyway but said they would let me know but I need someone who can tell them my situation 
  • mikehughescqmikehughescq Member Posts: 5,304 Disability Gamechanger
    How long ago was the appeal? Did you not pursue it to UT?

    You can take a companion to the face to face but they would ordinarily expect you to speak for yourself.
  • AdeyAdey Member Posts: 8 Listener
    It's not easy being told by a non doctor I should have got over things how dare he I fought 30 mins for my life i was in my sleep I can't keep on going over it it's to horrific I never recoverd what is wrong with them I didn't win 2 tribunial upp
  • AdeyAdey Member Posts: 8 Listener
    Answer to question it was upper tier but now rules have changed
  • steve51steve51 Community champion Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Adey

    Good Evening & Welcome!!!!

    How are things currently???

    Sorry for another question just trying to get a baseline.

    Can I please offer my “help & support”
  • mikehughescqmikehughescq Member Posts: 5,304 Disability Gamechanger
    Adey said:
    Answer to question it was upper tier but now rules have changed
    What rules have changed? Not sure what you’re referring to there.

    Ordinarily an upper tribunal would not be an oral hearing and would be one judge sitting alone. It would only happen if you’d lost the first tier tribunal and had then appealed to UT an a point of law. Is that what happened?
  • AdeyAdey Member Posts: 8 Listener
    Yes sorry it was upper tribunial I scored no points but what I mean about getting around on my own etc as I was getting dla befor
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