In determining entitlement to PIP, issues may arise concerning the validity or relevance of evidence. Where there is conflicting evidence, a decision has to be made as to which should be given the greater weight. Whilst there has been PIP case law concerning evidence issues, case law from other disability, incapacity and limited capacity for work benefits may also be relevant.
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Limits of tribunal’s inquisitorial role when assessing prescribed medication / mobility activity 2 and requirement to consider reasonable wishes of claimant to move around
-  UKUT 154 (AAC)
Responsibilities of representatives when providing evidence to First-tier Tribunals on behalf of clients
-  UKUT 533 (AAC)
Requirement for tribunals to submit all medical evidence to critical analysis / when should DLA evidence be required in determining a PIP transfer appeal
-  UKUT 416 (AAC)
Descriptors including a ‘need’ for an aid or appliance, prompting, supervision or assistance, incorporate requirement to assess reasonableness of that need
-  UKUT 250 (AAC)
General telephone enquiry can trigger PIP transfer claim / No obligation to supply DLA evidence on a PIP transfer appeal
-  UKUT 117 (AAC)
- Tribunal must explain why it prefers medical evidence over claimant evidence
-  UKUT 76 (AAC)
- Tribunal must resolve conflict between different sources of medical evidence
-  UKUT 346 (AAC)