I retained an attorney to help me with my private insurance company disability claim and his office has made mistakes when figuring out how much money I am due after he gets his percentage. I have had to make inquiries to get his office to correct the amounts.
They have admitted that they have made mistakes.
You can sue your lawyer for malpractice and get some of the money back. However, if a malpractice suit isn't what you are looking for, the Dallas Bar Association has attorney's fees arbitration that is cheaper and faster than litigation and can award you a partial refund of some of the fees. Check with your lawyer and look at the retainer agreement, if there's an arbitration clause in it, then you can go to DBA arbitration. If not, then ask if he or she will go there, it is a neutral forum and many clients and attorneys are pleased with their services.
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The state bar association may be interested in that.
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You may want to consult with another attorney if you feel there were errors which were not corrected.
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