So I was honest about my mental health during those questions on the physical. The doctor said I'm physically good to go but he needs my psychiatrist to confirm I get the services I get, that I'm complaint with my services, and that I can mentally perform the job for the type of... Read more »
I’m the plaintiff in a personal injury law suit. I have strong evidence to prove that I have a legal malpractice case. I also have the majority of the file minimizing the work for any attorney that’s willing to take it.
The court ordered you to pay $2000 almost 2 years ago. According to the rules of civil procedure if you don’t pay within 10 days of when you were ordered the court can strike your pleadings. You have paid a total of $50 leaving an outstanding deposit balance of $1950. If that... Read more »
If this is a follow-on question to the one posted the other day regarding residency, please note that a person can have multiple legal residences. The question turns on whether you have some intent to return. A hotel is generally not a residence because when people stay in a hotel, it's...Read more »
You frustration is perfectly understandable. Your attorney may be frustrated also. Unfortunately, this sort of thing happens in cases all the time. You might want to discuss with your lawyer giving the opposing side a deadline to complete or otherwise there is no settlement.
I have had an assigned lawyer for 11 months. During that time she has been extremely uncommunicative, not answering any requests for info about my defense. Not confirming that she receives my calls or emails. She has not done anything in my defense to prepare for trial. Last week, prior to a... Read more »
It sounds like you have already taken the proper steps by documenting your communications and approaching the judge. Many court-appointed lawyers are overworked and underpaid. Client communications are time-consuming and are not always helpful to the attorney's preparation of a defense....Read more »
My attorney has never provided copies of any documents I signed. I was told one thing, but that changed when I entered my plea. The prosecutor dropped the charges that initiated my arrest, and my attorney refused to request suppression of evidence obtained after the officers decided that I was not... Read more »
I was denied medical attention. 2 jobs under light duty caused new injury broke doc.rules. put on permanent. And stationary for 4 months no check no%, no check. So I would take his advise for the compromise and release and go back to work to get my injuries i still had taken care of. Fired thru... Read more »
Our contract/retainer stated "$250/hour for partner & $50/hour for paralegal or legal assistant services". We hired the partner, "Steve" but worked mostly with "Jane" Jane just introduced herself only as "I'm Jane & I'll be assisting Steve with... Read more »
Plaintiff in Legal Malpractice case has grounds to have been awarded $2.5 Million but wound up with $30,000, Attorney received $100,000. as did surgeon, etc. from a drunk, texting, speeding driver plowing into her from behind at 75 MPH - causing 4 Disc Cervical Fusion and Lumbar fusion - all... Read more »
My attorney and the firm we hired requested a payment for the retainer be paid in cash which was 25k and they sent some one up from southern california to pick up the money then came back months later to collect an additional 12.5k in cash and same person to run the money.
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