Q: What is the maximum amount of money a personal injury lawyer can take from a client's settlement?
My personal injury attorney gave me check for approximately $200 from the $10,000 insurance settlement check He did not tell me before filing the law suit in court, that I would receive less than $500 for my injuries, pain, and suffering. He encouraged me to discontinue using the therapy prescribed by my doctor in order to sign a contract for medical care with a clinic used by his law firm. The clinic discontinues the business six months after I concluded their required 20 treatments. Once he received the $10,000 check he withdrew his services and advised me to continue the law suit as a pro bono plaintiff.
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