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Help and advice please Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit appeal

dave1955dave1955 Member Posts: 3 Listener
I have an appeal hearing in May 2018 at Luton crown court for Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit.
I had my assessment In January 2017 and was awarded 7% for life for white tip finger (14% needed to be awarded the benefit) which has been caused by me using vibrating hand tools in my work.
I was assessed by atos.
So, after I lodged my appeal in March 2017, I now at long last have an appeal hearing in a few weeks, I have plenty of evidence and paper work which I believe to overturn this and be awarded enough points/percentage by the Judge and the panel.

However, I do not want to go in alone and face the panel as this can be extremely intimidating so I am led to believe by other people who have appealed their disability claims against the dwp.

So, I am asking for advice as to get me prepared for my hearing, or better still someone with knowledge of appeals and Industrial injuries can represent me.

Any advice would be welcome




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