Has the UWV recently taken a decision about your Sickness Benefits Act or has your Sickness Benefits Act been adjusted or terminated and do you disagree? Then you can object to the decision taken with the support of JAW-Advocaten who are specialized in social security law. This is your statutory right.
Has the UWV recently taken a decision about your Sickness Benefits Act or has your Sickness Benefits Act been adjusted or terminated and do you disagree? Then you can object to the decision taken with the support of JAW Advocaten, who are specialized in social security law. This is your legal right.
Your sickness benefit will be terminated by the UWV if the UWV determines that you can earn more than 65% of the wages you earned before you became ill during the First-year sickness benefit assessment. The UWV establishes this after an insurance medical and labor expert examination. You will receive a written decision of this from the UWV.
Are you considering the objection period?
You must then lodge an objection within 6 weeks of the date of the decision. The objection usually concerns the content of the insurance medicine and occupational health experts parts of the Sickness Benefits Act assessment by the UWV or the resulting disability percentage awarded.
The objection mainly concerns the content of the decision, but can also concern whether the UWV could reasonably have reached this decision.
Reassessment in objection by UWV
After submitting your notice of objection, the situation will be reassessed by other employees of the UWV. A so-called objection insurance doctor and objection labor expert will reassess your file and respond to the arguments submitted by us.
If the objection is rejected by the UWV, you can still appeal to the administrative judge of the court. As the last judge, an appeal can be lodged with the Central Board of Appeal.
Make use of insurance medicine counter-expertise.
JAW advocaten works together with specialized expert firms who can provide a second opinion by an independent insurance doctor.Research shows that this increases your chances of a successful objection procedure significantly enlarged. In some cases up to 56%. However, there are costs involved, which you must pay yourself or through your legal expenses insurance.
If you would like to know more or contact us directly, please contact us.