You would retain them to represent the client for a limited purpose. However many lawyers might not go with this because the Court may require they file a withdrawal of counsel and even if that's what the defendant agreed to the Court can say "too bad--we aren't letting you out."
This is not really a legal malpractice question, but a personal injury question. Most personal injury attorneys offer free consultations so Google personal injury lawyers or search Justia or AVVO in Philadelphia.
This is the 2nd forensic eval. 1st strongly rec immediate crisis counseling 4 both girls, 11&12, an urgent change in cust over 2 us due 2 the severity of mom's abusive behaviors causing severe issues due 2 her severe psych/abuse & alienation. After 1st report, b4 our 4 month delay special rel,... Read more »
I am currently a defendant in a civil matter in Pennsylvania. Two years into the case, a lawyer from a different law firm made an appearance as additional counsel "Lawyer A" for the plaintiff. This new law firm then made motions to the court without having the Plaintiff's original lawyer "Lawyer B"... Read more »
CYS only involved in my son’s life because of his Mother...however now I too am in a difficult situation w/ CYS. I have NO criminal record, nice apt, steady job & could have taken my son but they put him in foster care and my visits be supervised. It is/was really tough. I have a terrible time w/... Read more »
You have a limited time within which to file and appeal. I strongly urge you to consult with an attorney experienced in appellate work, particularly dependency cases if possible, as well as to find a way to pay for the attorney. Don't miss the appeal deadline - you've already got enough procedural...Read more »
Clinical nurse instructor deems a nurse is competent to do a skill after watching the nurse perform the "skill" on a mannequin. The mannequin does not represent the human anatomy in a realistic manner. The nurse performs the skill on a patient without any over site by the clinical instructor and... Read more »
No case law I'm aware of specific to that particular situation. Much would depend on the procedure to be preformed, the degree of risk, the nature of any supervision. Feel free to call if you have further questions. Yes I'm in Memorial Day.
Hi I had a lawyer in the beginning of my casea who made me sign an agreement for them to take 33% of my settlement once done. He got sick and had another lawyer take over the case and she is not charging 40% plus 5000 in court fees. I have a friend who is a paralegal and says this is wrong and that... Read more »
The new lawyer should have had a new fee agreement. If they didn't they are bound by the old. You should get an itemized statement of costs. Generally, unless you are Limited Tort in a car crash case, standard fee is 33%.
If you can't work it out with the lawyer, contact the fee dispute...Read more »
If it's a judge of that Court you'd need to talk to a lawyer about it. You have a right to go to court via an attorney. Your right to physically be there can be limited if you have engaged in conduct for which a judge may exclude you. Suggest you contact the Pennsylvania Civil Liberties Union.
It can happen.That's not malpractice--it's clerical error. Assuming the file stays in the attorneys office, technically there has been no dissemination to anyone else. You can ask them to look and see if there is any other correspondence of yours elsewhere. Put it another way, it's similar to...Read more »
the last one in 2006 was done with total neglect , and with reckless regard or ignorance of the 1989 plan and 2000 plans These both were done by recommendation of a financial advisor , who preceded to liquidate there 30 year pension and paid up insurance with expensive unaffordable term policies... Read more »
I have been looking for employment as a paralegal and submitted my resume to a Scranton law firm who immediately contacted me via email the next day for an interview. I have fallen into financial straits and have fallen behind on medical and credit card bills. After reviewing the request for a... Read more »
Not sure why, but check with a local PA ethics lawyer.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a...Read more »
I am a victim of medical malpractice. I went to this hospital because I was having pain in my legs and feet. I was talked into a decompression surgery saying all my problems was connected and if I had it I will be 85% better. They left me in tremors and
Sit down with a local lawyer who handles legal malpractice cases to go over what happened.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific...Read more »
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