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Won appeal

Lisa1402Lisa1402 Member Posts: 8 Listener
edited March 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
Hi I just won my appeal and spoke to pip and they said they will have a look to see if I can be awarded my claim and they say it can take 4 weeks is what they are saying correct please 

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  • JennysDadJennysDad Member Posts: 2,308 Pioneering
    Hello @Lisa1402 and a warm welcome to the community. Good to have you with us.
    Not a benefits advisor, I can't directly answer your question but we do have some folks here who can. Bear with us and I am sure they will get back to you as soon as they've seen your post.
    Warmest best wishes to you,
    Richard
  • Lisa1402Lisa1402 Member Posts: 8 Listener
    Thank you so much 
  • mikehughescqmikehughescq Member Posts: 6,007 Disability Gamechanger
    They, as you, have 4 weeks to request a record of proceedings and statement of reasons in order to consider whether to appeal further. If they elect to do this it then depends on how long it takes for them to receive those documents sad that depends on how busy the judge is. If they don’t ask for them then payment could be inside 2 weeks.

    So, how long is a piece of string?
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Don't forget they can only appeal the decision if an error in law is found. This is extremely difficult and it's rare for them to appeal it, but it can happen.
    Proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice I have given to members here on the community.
  • mikehughescqmikehughescq Member Posts: 6,007 Disability Gamechanger
    It’s not rare at all. Almost all decisions contain an error of law. It’s near impossible to avoid it. The issue is about what’s in it for DWP to appeal.
  • bobtweeniebobtweenie Member Posts: 20 Connected
    Well done for winning . I myself just won my paper hearing only last week . I rang them on Tuesday and they have confirmed that they won't be taking me to court as the judge ruled saying there was insufficient evidence for them to supersede my previous award which was stopped in oct 2017 and they based their decision on the same bundle of papers that DWP had to make the decision to stop my money . I have an inoperable brain tumour and I struggle on a daily basis with simple things like even picking a cup up and using my left side completely . I can't even see properly out of my left eye . I had to give up work as a teacher 3 years ago when all this happened so I relied on my pip for all the out of town hospital appointment i have to attend . I had to surrender my driving licence back to DLA . Loss of my pip and financial difficulty now has left me with some debt so i have now decided to take this further regardless of DWP reimbursing me my money which they should not have stopped in the first place . I am lucky enough to have a family member who deals in law and know that I have a case for compensation . They even have now extended my award for 4 years . 
  • Lisa1402Lisa1402 Member Posts: 8 Listener
    Thank you ,we just don't know what happens next ? We spoke to pip and they didn't seem much use at all ,do you know what happens next please thank you 
  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,257 Disability Gamechanger
    There is nothing else you can do but wait.
    Usually the DWP put an award into payment 5-8 weeks

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • Lisa1402Lisa1402 Member Posts: 8 Listener
  • Lisa1402Lisa1402 Member Posts: 8 Listener
    Thank you all 
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