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I attended an expedited hearing for myself at the workers comp court in California on 1/31/13 to find that I had been taken off the calendar the day before by the judge, my attorney and defense attorney due to a settlement document they signed on the 30th instead. I signed a stipulation document at my attorneys office 1 week prior to our court date, but the one the judge and defense attorney and EDD signed had been whited out on some dates and other things scratched off the document they all signed. I know that is not the one I signed because I have both of them in front of me. That doesn't even sound ok. What can I do about this? my attorney will not return my calls he prefers to text instead that "he will call me to explain" and will not connect on the phone with me. Also why is it that my attorney wrote into my stipulation that only he would receive the penalties and interest from ttd that I have been trying to collect since 2009 and call it attorney fees? Is this normal? He told me I would not get the penalty fees only him. What sort of law is that? He is not the one who has went this long without it. If I only have so many days to do something about this document that everyone signed but me please advise.Thanks
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