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All attorneys will recommend that you the client and injured worker stay very active in your claim process and doing just that is probably the most important thing you will do.
Having an attorney doesn't mean you should just fall asleep and see what happens.
Attorney's are not perfect and will make mistakes and always two eyes on an issue are always better than one.
Many times attorneys carry so many cases that you are often nothing more than just a claim and you should never feel like you are the most important to that attorney and you should never believe that an attorney is going to spend unlimited amounts of time on your claim.
It's just not how business is done and you should know this before hiring an attorney so when you feel your not getting the special treatment that you thought you would get, your feelings aren't hurt or least of all surprised when something gets overlooked and suddenly there's a problem.
Believe me though the Department knows this also.
Case in point, The Department sends representing attorney notice that there had been an overpayment and that they were going to be taking deductions from my time loss check.
Client, Me, gets my time loss check and it short some $80 so I called the attorney only to find out then what was going on and then told, "Oh ya I knew about that a couple of weeks ago".
That is not how an attorney should be representing a client and now that I have been on this claim for many years now and about to have surgery's and then most likely pension, would it seem wise to keep an attorney who can't inform a client in any sort of timely manner on a simple matter?
The rest of my comments would only echo what the previous client has already stated so I won't repeat it, but you should think more than twice about this very important decision you are about to make.
Verbally abusive to clients, makes only minimal effort, and did not disclose conflicts of interest at time of representation. Mr. Martin conducts his practice with a private agenda and refuses to allow any client input. If you're seeking an advocate he is not one. Mr. Martin browbeats his clients and refuses to provide case updates or cc on all correspondence, and insists clients must surrender all civil rights and due process for other legal recourse or else he will terminate his services.
I had a phone consultation with Mr. Martin, and was very pleased with the expert advice he offered. I applied his advice where it worked to my advantage. Although, I didn't hire Mr. Martin, my experience with him during my consultation left me reassured in the event if my Labor and Industries claims was not settled to my satisfaction he would be very happy to take my case. I highly recommend him.
Thank you Mr. Martin
Grady Martin handled my Labor and Industries case in an efficient and timely fashion.