Q: Hi. what should i do if lawyer is not responding to my calls?
Hi. I had a car that was deemed a lemon. My lawyer charged me 500 dollars out of pocket and also received payment from chrysler. while my car was in the shop i paid out of pocket for 3 rental cars. I had an open case with chrysler. when they sad the car was finally fixed which turns out it wasn't the people from chrysler said the would send me a check for all 3 rental cars. my lawyer told me no to accept and let him deal with it. i followed his advice. When he sent me the final papers for settlement it only included one of the rental cars. at the time i didn't realize it and signed the papers bc my lawyer said it was the best deal i would get. i signed and then realized the other 2 cars weren't covered. he said he would get in touch with them and get it resolved. this was over a year ago. I've called him approx 150 or so times and he hasn't returned my messages yet.
You can always write him, lay out what happened and advise him, if he cannot explain everything that happened and why he has not returned your calls, you will file a complaint against him with the NY Court. I cannot provide a direct link for you to click. However, I have provided a link you can cut and paste to get the information from the NY Court system.
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