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Why Does an Attorney Need to File a Retainer Agreement with the Office of Court Administration?

Posted by attorney Gerald Oginski
Filed under: Personal injury

Why Does an Attorney Need to File a Retainer Agreement with the Office of Court Administration Here in New York When Signing Up a New Client?

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516-487-8207

Email: Gerry@Oginski-Law.com

Every time an attorney in New York signs up a new accident case or a medical malpractice case or a wrongful death case, he is required to file a document with the office of Court administration in New York known as an OCA retainer.

Failure to file this document can lead to significant problems for the attorney including fines, sanctions and even disbarment.

There have been instances where attorneys have failed to file retainer statements with the court and as a result of failing to properly follow the rules have been sanctioned and in some extreme cases, even disbarred.

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Here's a cardiac malpractice case where I was able to achieve a $6 million dollar settlement for my client.

Here's a foot surgery case where a Westchester, NY jury awarded my client $1.55 million dollars for her pain and suffering.

To learn more about how medical malpractice cases work in the state of New York, I encourage you to explore my educational website.

If you have legal questions, I invite you to pick up the phone and call me at 516-487-8207 or by email at Gerry@Oginski-Law.com. This is what I do every day and I'd be happy to chat with you.

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Great Neck, NY 11021

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