Q: my attorney wants to drop my case because he doesn't have the money to continue. What can I do?
My attorney says he doesn't have the funds to continue the case. He says that the opposing firm have decided to spend him into the ground knowing that he can't afford to continue. What can I do? My mother was treated by a nurse that was not practicing within the scope of her training as a nurse midwife when she provided fill and unfill procedures on my mother's lap band. She treated my mother from the time of the surgery for over 6 years until the last visit 2 months before my mother died. She was practicing without any training to do Bariatric aftercare and failed to have any diagnostic imaging that would have shown my mothers lap band had eroded through her stomach, through her diaphram and lodged in her lung. She died of massive sepsis 3 days after having it removed by emergency surgery. What can I do? The case is strong but my attorney said that the insurance company is willing to spend him broke and he can no longer proceed with the case.
A: He needs to get you time to do it. It verges on malpractice for him to take a case that from the getgo he knew he couldn't do (don't say that to him but.....he wants to get his rear out of hot water he needs to get you time. ) Talk to some members of the Az. Trial Lawyers Assn who handle medical cases in the county where the case would have to be brought--they give free consult.
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