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Should I start a claim for PIP now?

GettinOlde
GettinOlde Member Posts: 495 Pioneering
edited June 2019 in PIP, DLA, and AA
I have never claimed PIP as I always thought it was for the severely disabled, but have recently been informed by CAB that I should have claimed it years ago and have probably lost about £15k plus for not doing so.
Because I was found fit for work after my last ESA WCA, which came as a surprise as my condition has only worsened since a previous assessment, I had to claim UC as I had no other means of financial support. and I immediately went to CAB to start an MR which apparently I shouldn't have done because a second WCA has been triggered due to the Fit Notes I've been submitting to my work coach.
So, I have two WCAs being processed, one that is a waste of time and one that I'm waiting for the result of the questionnaire.
Should I start a claim for PIP now? The whole process is soul destroying and I can't see the light at the end of the tunnel, although it is looking inviting to test the depth of the shadows.
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