I put in LCWA and was put in the lower one. I won at tribunal, will I get a backdated payment? — Scope | Disability forum

I put in LCWA and was put in the lower one. I won at tribunal, will I get a backdated payment?

Sally1984
Sally1984 Member Posts: 6 Listener
edited September 19 in Universal Credit (UC)
I’ve been on sick for over a year I put in lcwa I got put in the lower one , I didn’t get up till now I have been fighting for it then on Friday I won my battle by a tribunal so now get the extra money will I get anything back dated or does it just start now 

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 24,818 Disability Gamechanger
    HI,
    Great news. How much back dated money you're owed will depend on a couple of things. Was this your first work capability assessment? If so then there's a 3 full month assessment period waiting time. Then the extra money is paid from the 4th month of your claim.
    Whats' the dates of your assessment periods or if you don't know what's the date you usually receive your monthly payments? What date exactly did you originally report your health condition and did you send a fit note within 7 days of reporting the health condition?
    Sorry there's so many questions but no one can help you without this extra information.
  • Sally1984
    Sally1984 Member Posts: 6 Listener
    28th April 2020 I first applied  yes been sending sick nots & yes first time I applied 
  • idontlikeliving
    idontlikeliving Member Posts: 119 Courageous
    Sorry to jump on but @poppy123456 I had been putting sick notes in for a year and about 6 months ago I got put on lcwa and they said I wasn’t entitled to anything. Just wondering after seeing your comment xx
  • Sally1984
    Sally1984 Member Posts: 6 Listener
    Did I get it right away when applied as I’ve been appling mine 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 24,818 Disability Gamechanger
    Sally1984 said:
    28th April 2020 I first applied  yes been sending sick nots & yes first time I applied 

    LCWRA will be paid from either August or September 2020 depending the exact dates of your assessment periods and when you first reported the health condition.
    After a Tribunal win it can take up to 8 weeks sometimes longer to receive any money owed.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 24,818 Disability Gamechanger
    Sorry to jump on but @poppy123456 I had been putting sick notes in for a year and about 6 months ago I got put on lcwa and they said I wasn’t entitled to anything. Just wondering after seeing your comment xx

    That will depend on whether it was your first work capability assessment. Or whether you already had LCW and this was a review started by DWP or you reported a wosening of condition.
  • Sally1984
    Sally1984 Member Posts: 6 Listener
    They put me in lcw but I appealed then appealed again and then went to tribunal which I won on Friday The tribunal said I should off Been put in the other
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 24,818 Disability Gamechanger
    edited September 19
    Sally1984 said:
    They put me in lcw but I appealed then appealed again and then went to tribunal
    What do you mean by this? Do you mean you requested the MR first for that decision and then took it to Tribunal? Or did you report a worsening of condition after the LCW decision and went through the work capability assessment again and this time took it all the way Tribunal? Sorry but it's not clear.
  • Sally1984
    Sally1984 Member Posts: 6 Listener
    I didn’t kno about back date till someone told me I’m just glad it’s over & im in the right group I’ll just see if I do 
  • Sally1984
    Sally1984 Member Posts: 6 Listener
    Yes took to  mr then tribunal  
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 24,818 Disability Gamechanger
    Sally1984 said:
    Yes took to  mr then tribunal  

    Then my advice here is correct ..
    Sally1984 said:
    28th April 2020 I first applied  yes been sending sick nots & yes first time I applied 

    LCWRA will be paid from either August or September 2020 depending the exact dates of your assessment periods and when you first reported the health condition.
    After a Tribunal win it can take up to 8 weeks sometimes longer to receive any money owed.


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