Q: After a settlement was received from a personal injury case and I want to fire my lawyer do they have to give me the
I was recently in a motorcycle accident and we came to a settlement amount and I was cut a check for that amount since getting the check cut out to me or to my lawyer they dont contact me anymore I havent gotten any updates and its been 3 months since the check was sent and deposited into there escrow account how do I go about getting my money Ive been out of work for the past 7 months now and need help I feel like Im getting taken advantage of can I fire them after a settlement and if so how do I go about getting my settlement money from them
A: A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Only your attorney would know the reason for the delay in getting a check to you. One possibility is that there might be medical or other liens - most law firms try to negotiate liens at the conclusion of a case, and that sometimes takes time. You could ask your attorney if this is the case, or if there are other reasons for the delay. Good luck
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