Q: Mom started a suit before passing. neither my sibling nor i knew the lawyer. How do we find out more about it?
My mother lost her battle with cancer. Her previous doctor dismissed it as a growth and nothing more and failed to do any tests. She switched doctors and found out it was cancer and nothing could be done it was too far along. If it had been treated when it was dismissed She wouldve had a high percentage of beating it. She started a lawsuit before passing. Neither my brother nor i knew the lawyer since we both were living states away. Since we were so far away my aunt(moms older sister) had been helping my mom with everything legal and medical. My mom and aunt started not getting along because of aunts greed. My brother moved down shortly before aunt and mom started not getting along so he only helped with her medical stuff. After they started i moved down to help mom wanted to change all paperwork from my aunts name to mine. Shortly after arriving she was hospitalized before changing anything and she didnt come out. My aunt wont speak with us how do i find out about suit?
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