Q: I have a workers'comp case. I do not believe my lawyer has represented me adequately. There were plenty inconsistencies.
I have a workers'comp case. I do not believe my lawyer represented me adequately. There were plenty of inconsistencies that weren't addressed.
I was asked,by my lawyer,to settle my case even though my injuries weren't completely final.
The case has been ongoing since 2013.
There's an offer on the table presently. I refuse to accept it. I asked for a jury trial.
My attorney lost her/his "cool." My attorney treated me like I was being prosecuted. I couldn't believe what was happening. I reminded my attorney that they were suppose to represent me not prosecute me.
To say I'm disappointed would be an understatement.
What can I do?
There is no right to a jury trial in workers compensation.
The same judge that would make a recommendation for a settlement is the same judge that would try your case and make a decision.
You are best off paying another WC attorney for a 2nd opinion.
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