My lawyer decided to not longer represent me because of medical bills,I was wondering is i can hire a more experience professional lawyer with better communication skills to take my case because I feel he just gave up on my settlement and didn't f...
Just answered your other question .. see that answer. But YES you can and should find another lawyer immediately.See question
After my accident i hired a lawyer to represent me i thought I had nothing to worry about but to get treatment.I only talk to this lawyer once until last week when I got a call from him stating my medical bills were to high and he no longer wants ...
Just start by getting someone good to help get your case resolved. In our office we do see cases where there isn't sufficient coverage, but usually those can still be resolved and the medical providers usually make deals ok their fees too. Plus there are other options to consider.
Any of that good attorneys here on Avvo will be able to help you sort it out.
Then if there if there IS a malpractice issue it can be addressed after you have been taken care of... and in the meantime you can have peace of mind knowing that things are being taken care of properly.See question
My wife works for a group practice of a Washington DC law firm from our NYC address. The firm is not a true law office , its only in name only. She works many many hours as a salary employee with no compensation for weekends overtime vacation time...
In our office we find that a huge portion of workers are cheated on overtime pay. Frequently workers are paid salary with no overtime. The law is pretty specific about how that works. The question is whether your wife is "non-exempt" (from overtime) or "exempt". The answer to that question requires about 15 telephone consult initially with an experienced employment attorney.See question
I was fired out of no where. I don't believe I was fired for what they claimed I was being fired for. I was not given my final check 10/06/16. I reached out on the 14th of December to request that my check is shipped to my home. I expected to rece...
Yup. If you have them your address and it wasn't sent, you have claim for triple damages plus attorney's fees. In our office we find that roughly 40 of hourly workers are cheated in one way or another regarding payment of wages. It's a huge problem. But the law for employees is protective. You should .contact an attorney and seek relief.See question
Rental rental house has hidden cameras over the house is that legal
Absolutely illegal to invade the privacy of another person by placing cameras inside a unit.See question
The buyer is claiming I did not disclose issues with the roof and hvac. The buyers were fully aware that the roof was nearing end of useful life as this was the first item on the Moe home inspection report and the inspector wrote"budget for repair...
This is one where you really can't use s shortcut. The only answer is to have s real estate litigator review your documents and give you advice on the best way to proceed.
Unfortunately it WILL cost some money one way or the other to extricate from this little mess. A good lawyer willl help you map a plan at minimum cyst and risk.See question
My job didn't pay me. I was supposed to get paid on 12/30/16 , which is a Friday. My boss does the time sheets every Monday the week of pay week , b/c we get paid on Fridays ( bi-weekly ). Unfortunately , I turned my timesheets in the day after. H...
If your employer did not pay you ON TIME, then you absolutely have rights under the federal and state wage laws. This kind of employer behavior is "wage theft" ... and in some places it actually is a crime. Such cases are taken by employment lawyers on a contingency basis where you don't have to pay money out of your pocket. Instead the employer pays.
In our office we find that 40% of employees who are paid on an hourly basis are cheated in one way or another and are entitled to relief.
You shoujd contact an attorney and go over the specific facts of your case.See question
I am suing my previous employer for unpaid wages only due to breach of contact due to discrimination in DC small claims court to avoid paying a lawyer. Please don't tell me to find a lawyer. I am more than knowledgeable. I want to know if you thin...
As an employment attorney my big question is this, did you file a complaint first at the EEOC? In order to make s claim in court under any discrimination law you need first to exhaust your administrative remedies by filing an EEoc case. Then, after the EEOC finds no cause to move forward (which occurs about 95 % if the time) it will send you a "right to sue" letter. You'll then have 90 days to file suit.
If you have not gone through that process then as a matter of law you should not win no matter how egregious the facts. If there is a lawyer on the other side this issue will be raised and the odds are that you will lose.
I may have misread part of your question about pay. If you have an issue about not being paid for work you've already done, or not getting last paycheck etc, THAT is something you should totally get a lawyer for bc it really won't cost you, bc not only is there a fee shifting statute but there are also triple damages. The advantage to having the attorney then is the employer has a huge incentive to settle up with you, bc if they don't and they lose they could wind up paying not only their own lawyer and triple damages but also YOIR lawyer too, and that can be costly.
Anyway If you HAVE gone through the steps outlined above then there is always some chance you can win. But it would be tough to guess the odds. It's always an uphill battle for a lay person if there is an attorney on the other side. But if ever there were a place to take a stab that way, small claims court is the right place for you to be.
I wish you well with your efforts!See question
I put in an offer on a house that was accepted by the seller. I opted not to have any contingency on selling my own home. I continued with the process within 7 days I ordered the home inspection and gave my list of repairs after it was completed. ...
Yikes. I have litigated these disputes and they can be tough. The key is to Hurr attorney quickly and figure out if you have a good basis to get out.See question