It depends on the wording of your contract with the attorney. You should seek clarification of this issue from him or her. Generally, medical expenses come out of the total recovery, not the attorney fees. More importantly, your attorney can sometimes negotiate these liens down so communicate with your attorney.See question
I have been charged with a DUI in the state of Pa, due to being on prescribed medications. I was arrested and charged only after an officer pulled up behind me because I had a flat tire. My public defender is now refusing to meet with me prior to ...
Do whatever is necessary to force a communication with your attorney. Altrenatively, hire private counsel but act promptly. Also, make sure its truly the trial rather than a preliminary hearing.See question
Wife and I have a POA for a 16 year old international student in her 5th years residing with us. It basically states we are authorized to make decisions relating to her American education and stay here with us. She is a few weeks from obtaining he...
Powers of attorney cannot protect you from third party liabilities. Just make sure to have insurance and remind the student to drive on the right hand side of the roadSee question
I thought I was 1 step from hiring an attorney. I simply asked how much he was charging so I could pay him up front and get things going. I haven't heard back from him after I sent an email asking about meeting or faxing info to him. I wanted to p...
Firstly, you need to be mindful of any time sensitive deadlines (e.g. statutes of limitations i.e. the time period after which your legal claim expires). If you have signed a retainer agreement with this attorney then it might be worthwhile appearing at their office to clarify things. If no agreement exists, then seek out another attorney to represent you; he or she can who can also write to that first attorney to confirm the non-retention.See question
Was hit from behind have neck pain now is it to late to see a lawyer, accident happened on February 8
No, it is not. You should act promptly however and seek medical attention put your own auto insurance carrier on notice (even if you werent driving)See question
My Dr called Child Protective Services on me because the drug test of my umbilical cord tissue came back positive for morphine and she was unable to sign into the hospital's medical records portal to retrieve the anesthesiologist report for my c s...
It might not be discrimination but could be negligent reporting. Either way, the primary focus right now should be working with child services to ensure that your parental rights and liberties are not infringed upon.See question
I went to the bail administration and applied for a public defender, they said i do not qualify due to income but there is no way i can afford to pay for a lawyer being unemployed and on ssdi
adding to the advice of the other attorneys, you can also seek out a criminal defense attorney who accepts payment plansSee question
She filed a untruthful pfa against me to have privacy with her male friend she admitted in open court that the whole pfa was a lie. This is the 2nd time in 2 years. What punishment will she receive?
The pfa statute contains a provision criminalizing false statements. Other criminal laws exist such as unsworn falsfication. If this has happened more than once the court might be inclined to enforce those penalties. You also might have a civil claim under the dragonnetti act.See question
I live in a 3 apartment building. Myself and another tenant have access to a common center of the basement, that leads into our seperate garages. The property is for sale and when I went to access my garage tonight the locks had been changed. This...
You need to review the lease to see what it said about access to the garage and laundry.See question
I had an ineffective counsel, I lost my termination of parental rights hearing i told the attorney to appeal to the superior which they affirmed he never contacted me or responded to my instructions to appeal to the supreme court and never sent me...
You can file it nun pro tunc, kewp in mind appealsbtobthe supreme court are discretionary and therefore sparingly accepted (even in the correct times). If you choose to proceed, you need an attorney to review your case in its entirety and promptlySee question