Q: My lawyer filed a voluntarily dismissal of my complaint w/o explanation and is avoiding my calls. What should I do?

The case was prosecuted in 2013 and was allegedly headed to mediation a few months ago. Case was strong. Depositions have been conducted this year, the claim has passed initial reviews and survived - we were looking at trial soon. Now the dismissal was voluntarily filed with the clerk without notice, apology, or explanation. I'm receiving no replies from my queries, it's been a couple months. Advice? Complain to the Bar? I'm just stunned!

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: Call the attorney's secretary,explain that you want a meeting, and if you don't receive that you will have no option other than to file a complaint with the bar.

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