Good lawyers return calls. Many bad lawyers don't. Having said that, voicemail sometimes fails - a message could be garbled, lost or overlooked. Call him back, and if you don't get a response within 24 hours, write a paper letter AND an email and request an appointment.
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I suggest you may one last attempt to communicate with him. If you don't get an acceptable response Give him a short letter telling him you are terminating his services and you want your file. Take your file to another personal injury lawyer and let him/her review the file and discuss representation with them. You may want at least a verball promise to communicate with you before signing a representation agreement. Good luck!
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Your attorney is probably gathering medical reports and other documents. It may take a while because some providers are slow in getting the information out. Be patient and let the attorney handle it. In addition do not spend the money until you get it!
Darrell B. Reynolds,
Attorney and Counselor at Law
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Decatur, Ga. 30033
It's unfortunate that your lawyer is not returning your phone calls. As others have indicated, ask for an appointment. If you are not satisfied after sitting down with your attorney, or if they refuse to meet with you, then think about changing attorneys.
There are a number of attorneys in the Perry area to chose from.
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