In contingency cases you are supposed to sign a retainer and be given a client bill of rights along with your contract. Time is generally not relevant in contingency cases unless you have more than one attorney. What you are describing sounds suspect. I would contact the Florida Bar. www.flabar.org
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Most lawyers who work on contingency don't keep time records. From the way you describe your current lawyer you probably wouldn't get an honest statement out of him anyway, and likely he will be a pain in the neck to deal with after you discharge him. There are plenty of competent and honorable personal injury lawyers. You need to consult with other counsel and see if you can find a good one who will take over the case after it's already been messed up by this guy.
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