Q: I feel like my attorney hasn't been completely honest with me.
I was hit by a car back in April. I got an attorney right away and began treatment for my injuries. The attorney kept saying my case was very valuable and said I should receive considerable compensation. However it's now been over eight months and I've finished treatment, but now my attorney is telling me I have to start invasive treatments or else I will end up receiving pretty much nothing. I don't know what to do. I don't think the treatment is necessary, but I also can't afford to end up with nothing, as it is I'm nearly homeless from this whole situation. I just need to know if it's really my only option. Any advice would be greatly appreacted. I tried making a post a week ago but now I can't find it.
A: If you feel the attorney is not right for you, just change attorneys, it does not harm your case, or make an apt and speak directly with your attorney to explain the issues you have. Please raise these questions and concerns directly with your attorney.
Facts you would need to know:
Injuries- Medical Bills, Policy Amounts, Reports.
It is your case, you determine what treatment you want to and need to have.
You can also request a copy of your file and show another attorney the case but it is hard to talk to you without knowing so many basic facts.
A: more info needed
you have an absolute right to your file or a copy of same.
you can take that file to another attorney for review........we do it all the time.
remember if you change lawyers you don't lose a penny. The lawyers divide up the fee.
consider writing out a summary of the facts so you can review it with a new lawyer quickly.
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