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Pip tribunal

Barlow88
Barlow88 Member Posts: 29 Connected
Got my pip tribunal next week and I'm already feeling nervous about it. Worried they will be horrible to me and that

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  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,798 Disability Gamechanger
    Fingers crossed for you, @Barlow88!

    I can imagine that it feels worrying now, but do remember that many people have positive experiences of appeals and tribunals too. You could be one of them! This Scope guidance may help you to prepare, and please do let us know how you get on.


  • topshoes
    topshoes Member Posts: 442 Pioneering
    edited November 2018
    Hi  @ Balow88 welcome and try not to worry , all the very best 
  • Mikey44
    Mikey44 Member Posts: 74 Courageous
    Hi Barlow88 I’ve recently had my Tribunal hearing and Won the people there were so nice and friendly,no one from the DWP was there but there was a Doctor Judge (also a Doctor)a Disability specialist so all angles were covered and they All understood my issues with the Assessment that I had which caused me to lose my Enhanced PIP before,I was left Partially Sighted lost my license but the Assessor said I drove daily and had no sight issues AT All ?? the Tribunal said it was a Ridiculous Assessment and threw it all out and fully reinstated my PIP and Backdated it,they are just normal people who you are in front of but they do Actually understand your illness/illnesses so don’t worry stay calm and hopefully you will receive what you deserve??
    Very best of luck and Relax 
    MikeyMc
  • Barlow88
    Barlow88 Member Posts: 29 Connected
    @Mikey44 that's really good to hear are they there to listen to what u have to say about the assement or basically how I am daily and how long did you get your award for when they gave it back 
  • Mikey44
    Mikey44 Member Posts: 74 Courageous
    Mine was until 2023 so a 5 year one but they have asked me for further medical notes and they may Revisit the length of award  
    Best of luck keep your head up the Tribunal is about you don’t worry 
  • Barlow88
    Barlow88 Member Posts: 29 Connected
    That's good to hear I'm being positive 

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