This is more a Workers Comp claim. As such, I am changing the practice area.
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You should never be ridiculed when you call your attorney's office with questions about the status of TD benefit payments. You have the right to change attorneys if you feel that your communications with your attorney have broken down. Contact you local attorney bar association for a referral to a certified specialist in workers' compensation. Attorney Greg Espinoza (951) 682-4004 may be able to help you in Riverside County. Good Luck.
Any person who makes or causes to be made any knowingly false or fraudeulent material statement or material represetation for the purpose of objtaining or denying wokres' compensation benefits or payments is guilty of a felony.