I don’t think you have recourse against your attorney—he/she is not holding the funds.
I do not understand, if the liens confirmed released at the beginning of this year, what is taking so long to get you the rest of your money.
Perhaps you should seek advice and answers from another attorney.
Yes. A Claim against an establishment that over served a patron who later causes injury to others is called a Dram Shop action. However, rarely is the establishment ever found more at fault than the drunk driver.
Moreover, plaintiff still has the burden to prove the establishment over served the patron to the point where the patron became intoxicated, the establishment staff knew or should have known the patron was intoxicated, and/or the establishment allowed the patron the drive away in...
A wrongful death lawsuit does not require the participation of all potential claimants.
You have no right to file a separate lawsuit, but you do have the right to hire your own attorney for the case.
Your own attorney could assist the others, and you, in better evaluating the evidence, so that the right arguments are made
It is a bit difficult to understand the exact facts here.
As a bicyclist on the roadway, you have an obligation to obey the same traffic laws as vehicles on the roadway (i.e. traffic lights)
However, that does not give another motorist the unconditional right to hit you if the accident can be avoided.
You should probably seek a no-fee consultation with an experienced accident lawyer.
Dental Malpractice claims are difficult, primarily because of “damages,”, meaning that the damages are usually limited to correcting the problem caused by the mal-practice. These costs are finite, and usually involve minimal pain and suffering and once the problem is corrected, there is often little or no permanent damage. I have to imagine that the process of giving the client new vaneers would be a fairly quick and relatively painless procedure.
Given the costs of retaining expert...
You certainly can bring a claim against this doctor. You will have to prove that the doctor's advice was negligent, and that it fell below the same standard of care applicable to all doctors in his profession.