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well I have spoke to Insance Co. they state it is common when a lawyer disengaes from case to get there monies anyway, is this fair he disenage himeself form our case i am assusing becasue i has so many complanits i am not sure why he did it but in my letter of disengagement he stated i owe him no monies but in the letter to Ins co. he want his 33 1/3 % in full with out even finsihing case. what can i do , is this fair
I can't really address whether it is fair or not since I don't have all of the facts about the case but I do know it isn't that unusual.
There is something in Texas called a fee dispute resolution committee that is handled through the state bar.
And you can file a complaint with them about what has happened.
They will then contact the attorney and try to get a resolution for you.
I was so unhappy with P.T co. i complant so mush but was told i counldnt get out stated by legal assistance and P.T Co because they has a contact with lawyers off they i found out is legal assit son Co. she got mad becasue i complant so much of that company. did not know at the time is was her son Co. til later.
What is P.T. co?
Well how do get the Ins Co to make me out the check and they i pay every thing that needs to be paid.
Phyiscal Therapy Co.
You have to get the lawyer to release his lien. That can only be done by either suing him or going through the state bar.
Do you want the website for the fee dispute resolution section?
well they pls answer this Q. in my letter of disengagement he stated no monies is owed to him by me. and why wound he write out yhe want 33-1/3 % to the Ins Co.
His position will be that you don;t owe the money directly, that it is a lien owed to him by the insurance company.
However, you can certainly use that letter to argue that you don;t owe him any money.
i look up complant section in the texas state bar it might be the same one
The website is http://www.texasbar.com/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Problems_with_an_Attorney&Template=/CM/HTMLDisplay.cfm&ContentID=23755
The section on CAAP is what you want to look for.
They get pretty good results for clients.
i have already sent both letter to Insuracne Co. they are reveiwing it with supervisor .
The insurance company isn't going to resolve it in your favor, just be prepared.
If they do then the attorney can use them and they don't want to mess with that.
well lack of availablity , no meeting with him, lack of confidentially, conflict of Interst iwth Therpay Co. and no reason to not fish job.
I think if you go through the State Bar CAAP then you have a good chance of him withdrawing his lien. However, if he doesn't agree to withdraw it the ONLY other thing you can do is sue him.
but for what wound i sure him for
what lawyer wound take a case to sue another lawyer
For a breach of contract since he stated you didn't owe and then put a lien on the money.
ok well just want a more solid anwser a direction , i already started my letter for the grieavece process i hope the state bar will help me.
The CAAP is different than a grievance. A grievance doesn't help you get your money back or the lien released.
SO that's why i was suggesting you go through it first. You can do a grievance later if you want but you want to go through the CAAP process first and try to get the money released.
thank u for your help i feel that lawyer let my family down
ok i worte the web site down thank you again
I think they did too. You're very welcome. Anything else I can answer before I exit to assist others?
what the charge for your help tonite
thank you again
I think you priced the question at $39.
oh yeah i forgot lol good nite kind sir
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