If this is your first visit, check out the community guide. You will have to Join us or Sign in before you can post.
Have your say about your online community! Complete our annual survey.
PIP MOBILITY TRIBUNRAL
HAD my PIP tribunral yesterday @ bristol . age 55 had accident @ work over 20 yrs ago left me permintient disabilty damage to lwr back spine degenervative . . treatable, not curable awarded 10 % spine issue industrial injurys for life . Orthopedic surgeons report back 1999 stating how accident damaged left my back spine . over years had treatnment to keep me mobile take iburofeon as required 500mg , turmeric psyomassage , reguar jaquzzis, steam baths . HOWEVER last 2, 3 years as dengenrative nature injury , i now find standing upright in ques for more 1-5 min very pain full have to sit down also so i stand start wailking the pain goes 2 out 10 up to about 7-8 out 10 if i try walk more than 20 meteres bottom garden back if i push it to 50 meteres 9-out 10 pain scale . SO i applied for PIP MOBILITY dec 2018 jan/ refued by DWP jan 2019 , march 2019 applied got approved by tribural tribunral 24 oct 2019 . i got turned down up held DWP DESTION . Reason my eveidence ortopedic surgeons report 20 yrs old not current , although as judge, chairman said yes i have back problem not issue . However the report as my back as degenerated to point my mobilty walking is limited in 1 go to stoping ever 20-50 meteres MAX , standing up right 1- 5 min with out sitting due excess pain this was not mentioned in the report to back my claim up only that the condition is degenrative not pacfic. SO it looks like i have to go back to my GP ref to / see spechialist / orhopedic surgeon get up to date report to say that @ 55 now ive degenerated to stage were i have limited walking mobilty to approx 20 meteres in one go with out sitting also standing for more than max off 5 min . START PIP allover again the man from DWP sat there with big smerk on his face