A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It could depend on what your matter involves. There are attorneys who donate their time to work for free (pro bono) and legal aid societies that offer their assistance as a public service. But these tend to be...Read more »
my Family doctor started me on pain med several years ago after being diagnosed with an incurable disease, and i have been using this med as prescribed since it was first prescribe for me. there has been several times over the past years when he has been as much as 2-5 days late prescribing the med... Read more »
A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Based on your brief description, it appears that the measure of damages would essentially be a pattern of several delays in receiving pain relief meds after long-term use of the medication. Although your suffering...Read more »
I don't remember signing anything to the Third Party Administrator to share my Work Comp provider's medical record (for me) with their outside attorney. I stopped the arbitration process. It wasn't working. This attorney is an outside attorney only. Now the the... Read more »
A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. In terms of GENERAL insurance doctrine, regardless of the type of insurance, carriers or their TPAs can delegate defense matters to counsel of their choosing, inhouse or outside. But that is only a general insurance...Read more »
You have not stated your exact situation. But generally you have several options. Pay the claim off receiving a release, which you send to DOS. Chapter 7 BR with notice to DOS. Sue the creditor for property damages where comparative fault lies. Wait until you get a notice from DOS and demand...Read more »
This past January, I was involved in a car accident. I went to the emergency room and attended all of my therapy sessions. I call the law office every so often for updates. They always say it’s going to be 6-8 more weeks. (Say this every month) It is now September. Now it’s a different story... Read more »
One of the biggest issues, as I understand it, for clients is lawyer timely communicating with their clients. It is a tough area- the lawyer does have other cases- but does need to communicate. the client has only one case- and wants communication in a process that doesn't often move at a...Read more »
No lawyer in TN can retain your case file, whether or not you owe that attorney money. There are things such a lawyer can retain such as his notes and impressions. If the attorney filed a notice of appearance or represented you before the Court, that attorney must file a motion to withdraw and you...Read more »
what do I do if an firm is holding money owed to me in a IOLTA and refuses to give info or release funds. The attorney who represented me now has his own firm and they have shut him out and will not provide him info after promising to release monies owed to me. I have been in this battle for over 1... Read more »
And it was in a ditch off the road so I wrote my number and said I'll be right back in 2 windows I went to get straps and help to pull it out when I returned 20mins later the police was there said they were impounding it for an investigation couldn't tell me where or when or how to get it... Read more »
NO, as Default Judgments are frequently set aside for little or no reason. Your attorney may be pursuing another method of receiving money prior to going through the motions of what would probably be set aside later.
You do not ask a specific question- but it sounds like you need to file for divorce. The divorce Judge will make a division of the property ( if you are paying for it, you are likely to get it) and set up a parenting plan for your children and set child support. Consult an experienced divorce...Read more »
This is a "fact-specific" question, or in other words, the specific facts of the case will determine whether a conflict of interest arises. Generally, a lawyer cannot and should not "switch sides" in a lawsuit, but it is sometimes possible to represent someone who you has...Read more »
your question really doesn't contain enough information to provide an accurate answer. If you truly "settled' the debt, hopefully there are letters, cancelled checks, or receipts or other documents that can prove what the agreement that was made. ALWAYS get it in writing. If is was...Read more »
My court appointed attorney has not presented crucial evidence in my case with dcs and an abuse based on neglect ruling was made because of it. He refused to appeal. Now the dcs is defying court orders that are necessary to get my child home, they are refusing to provide me copies of court orders... Read more »
Rarely will a court appointed attorney be replaced with different appointed counsel. I am not aware of any "forms" for doing so. Before you do anything, ask yourself if you have fully cooperated with your attorney and what part you have in the matter not being resolved. If you genuinely...Read more »
The social security administration informed me about it because she came across another hearing form and realized what had happened. The attorney that signed the paper was no longer representing me in the case at the time that she forged my name.
You cannot practice law in Tennessee without admission to the bar or in limited circumstances being supervised by someone who is admitted. Is your question about entering into a business partnership with a lawyer?
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