Hi, I was in a car accident 12/08/2011. It's already 01/11/2013. I hired an attorney 01/2012, but I feel like I'm getting the run-around from him. My physical therapy ended 6 months ago but he hasn't sent for my medical records yet. This case should have already moved forward and settled by now. He never returns my phone calls. I rarely speak to him. The handful of times that I do speak to him, he acts like he didn't know my physical therapy ended. I remind him how long it's been, then he tells me that he sent for my records but hasn't received them yet. However, when I call the physical therapy clinic, I'm told that the lawyer has never requested them and that they can only send them to him if and when he requests them. When I do tell my lawyer that, he tells me that he did and that they're the physical therapy place is yanking out chain. In the meanwhile, the last time I spoke to him was before Thanksgiving 2012. I email him constantly and never returns my emails. I call him and leave messages and he never returns my calls. I don't know what to do. I'm beginning to wonder if I'm being scammed. He's supposed to get 17% of my settlement, but what settlement if he's not doing his job? This car accident has left me physically disabled because I suffered spinal injuries, and it has also left me in a boatload of medical debt. I don't know what to do. Can you help me with advise on how I should proceed with this matter? I hope you can help me. I have no job, no disability, no money and barely making ends meet. Please help. Thank you, Mrs. Liz Pla (PlaFamily@comcast.net)
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