I always encourage people to work with their attorneys and have honest conversations about where the case is headed and how long it will take to get there. September is still relatively early for any resolution. You obviously chose this attorney for a reason. You should ask him where things are and then if you're unsatisfied you can consider switching. It should be a last resort not a first. Good luck and I hope you're able to work through the issues.
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Talk to your attorney and try to understand what he can accomplish for you. For example, he/she has no control over whether you should have a surgery. If you feel unsatisfied with the answers you receive you can always get a second opinion.
If you've failed to see your doctor and arrange surgery, an attorney is unable to make a demand.
It sounds like you need to sit down with your lawyer and determine what you should do yourself and what he will do to assist the process.
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You have not provided enough info for us to give you a response, other than it sounds as though nothing has been done on the case. For example, you refer to med-pay which is optional coverage that you would carry on your own policy. Ga. is not a no-fault state and the other party is not required to pay your medical bills unless a jury tells it to, or if you settle your case with them and your settlement includes payment of your meds. If you have med. bills and med-pay coverage then submit the bills to your insurer for payment. If you have collision coverage, let your insurer fix your truck, but you will have to pay your deductible, which you can then recover from the party at fault. Your insurer will get their money back from the other party through a process called subrogation. If you do not have med-pay or collision coverage, and the wreck was not your fault, you should contact a personal injury attorney before you speak to anyone else about your case or your truck damages and injuries.
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something you would carry as an option on your insurance
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