upper tribunals help (new here)

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Re: upper tribunals help (new here)

Postby latmaz » Sat Jun 01, 2013 3:19 pm

fluppy just knowing some cares help :)

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Re: upper tribunals help (new here)

Postby evie15 » Sun Jun 02, 2013 11:00 am

Hi there, I am in a similar situation.

I have tried all the national and local groups. Tried dial, they gave me a local number and they said no they don't cover it, gave me the new number for a local resource who said they could help, then the advisor said they do not help with appeals or represent you. The CAB are helpless here too.

Just wanted to say I understand your problems and I am sorry you are having to go through this too.
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Re: upper tribunals help (new here)

Postby latmaz » Sun Jun 02, 2013 3:39 pm

evie its such a pain when there is no one to help. my specialists etc are all disgusted but theres nothing more they can do DWP dont seem to accept what they say.

to be honest i am so worn out and stressed by it all i shall probably just giveup. how we will cope with no money i dont know

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Re: upper tribunals help (new here)

Postby mich » Sun Jun 09, 2013 11:03 pm

hi ,

I know what your going through as I have had to appeal to the upper tribunal, the reasons of statement I was sent was not true facts they just wrote what they wanted, no evidence taken into account from my GP.
they wrote the law states its not the illness, it how it affects you.
hope my case gets looked at again, as there has to be a mistake in how the law was applied to the case
I got helped by CAB, as they have specialist people who deal with the upper tribunal .

don't know how long it will take to hear anything, but keep on trying and good luck :-P

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Re: upper tribunals help (new here)

Postby latmaz » Mon Jun 10, 2013 7:29 am

my main problem is that my GP had written my condition was satisfactoriy when asked to comment. i explained to them i hadnt seen him for a couple years as i had been seeing specialists but they wont accept the specialists reports and keep harking back to the drs comment.

like u tho they made lots of untrue statements but i still cant make up my mind whether to appeal it, i will have to do it on my own as there is no one like CAB etc available here depsite me asking

good luck with yours and i hope u get somewhere

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Re: upper tribunals help (new here)

Postby mich » Mon Jun 10, 2013 7:10 pm

hi,

I also work in the health service and did the tribunal point that out to me. even though I thought that where you work shouldn't matter, they did not write about all the coping strategies I use and regular breaks and how my job has been adapted,{sorry a bit of a rant there}
That's what they done to me the doctor that filled out the form had not even seen me, but the tribunal kept on referring and basing there facts on what he wrote on my forms which were nearly all blank, when writing to the upper tribunal I wrote unfair as doctor did not fill in forms and there was no medical report given, I did challenge the doctor who just said that he didn't know me, I did get a supporting letter from my regular GP who knows me but they didn't take notice of it, In which I did point out to my reasons. I also pointed out that it is not the condition but how it affects your life which is the law.
this is how I started my letter,
"I am appealing to the upper tribunal, The reason why I am appealing is because the tribunal have made a mistake in the way they applied the law, in the whole of the contents of my condition and how it affects me daily has been misunderstood I would like to make a clear point to each of the statements made by the tribunal".

I then went though each statement 12 in total.
hope this is helpful.
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