Q: personal injury lawyer never returns phone calls/emails after contract.no status updates. help
I have no idea of status of case after 8 mos was needing a pre-settlement loan, which he could have said no, but said nothing No communication. I am supposed to get all medical histories but have no car. Adjuster has no idea of worth of case or progress.Finally he called and said he'd agree to pre settlment loan. Turned down today because company said not enough information:No idea of liens, med bills, injuries, or worth of case.When I talked to my lawyer today he clearly had no idea of my case details. My first and hopefully last personal inj case, is this normal?Plus Medicare involved. I have no idea how to handle MSP, where to draw line on dates of injuries or which doc to see, help!
A: Your attorney is typically responsible for dealing with Medicare issues. The MSP and Medicare liens can be a complicated matter. All that I can advise is that you set up an appointment with your current attorney to discuss your case and concerns. Good luck.
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