I filed a lawsuit against LA County in 2013. Soon, that atty dropped her cases & moved out of state. I had to find a new atty. I located one named Pete, who was awful. He skipped all court appts on my case &, without conferring w/me first, allowed some of the parties named in my lawsuit to be removed based upon "discussions with defense counsel!" I went before my judge to ask for a 30 day continuance & found another atty, Jay, who took over my lawsuit. Just in the nick of time; it was about to be dropped. I told Jay that Pete was lucky I wasn't suing him. Jay knew Pete & said, "no worries; I'll deal w/him. He's my problem, not yours". Fast forward 2 yrs later: I just received a settlement check from LA county 2 wks ago. Jay sent me an email today telling me that the EX partner of Pete's was going to call me for money! Jay originally assured me he'd "take care of Pete" and I, certainly, don't owe this EX partner a dime! Jay's now telling me, "I don't want to get involved in this". Well, neither do i! Pete did NOTHING on my case except to almost ruin it. What claim does his "EX" partner (whom I never met) now think he has on my money?
Honestly not sure what your legal question is here.
Sounds like you're just venting .
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