General – Tribunals should not rely on ATOS or Capita                                                 assessment

In decision CPIP/1042/2016 the Upper Tribunal, effectively, has reminded Tribunals not to rely on ATOS assessments and properly take into account other medical evidence about the person claiming PIP.

WHAT THIS MEANS FOR YOU

If you think that a Tribunal hasn't properly taken into account your medical evidence, or relied too much on the ATOS report, it is now easier to ask for their decision to be set aside by quoting this case. This analysis is brought to you by BuDS Benefit Information Project.

It is general information only and you should take advice about your specific case.

You can read the full judgement here: https://www.gov.uk/administrative-appeals-tribunaldecisions/ap-v-secretary-of-state-for-work-and-pensions-pip-2016-ukut-416-aac