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My case is a personal injury/civil suit in Dallas Tx. We had a court order mediation company. We reached an agreement settlement amount of $50,000. However I have hospital liens & medical liens filed at the county clerk record bldg. which are still in effect. The mediation meeting occurred on May 4, 2009. The courts showed the status closed and there was an agreed motion to dismiss with prejudice. I contacted my attorney who informed me she received the money, I had know idea she got the funds until last week. I requested certain documents and including an itemized statement & she has not provided that request as of yet. She still has all of the money what can I do?
She has had the money for almost 3 years & it was by accident I found out. She never sent me any notification of the settlement check she went on to tell me there is only $25,000, left of the disbursement and that she needs my permission to negotiate the liens. I requested an itemized statement oh her billing expenses & her fee & she will not give me that along with a copy of the actual check. Repeated I have asked for this. She is up to no good by the way she is acting & I don't know what legal means I have to force her to comply.... she has all the money & the liens are a concern for considering I am about to inherit my Mothers home.
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One last thing, I need certain documents & she will not comply should I continue to speak with her or just contact the dallas bar accocation?