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Discussion in 'Other Legal Issues' started by bMyles, Nov 13, 2020.

  1. bMyles

    bMyles Law Topic Starter New Member

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    The attorney we hired pro bono is believed to be involved in legal malpractice. He was representing me and my family against walmart, and was very negligent up to nov. 9 when he left us stranded states away at what felt like a phony mediation. I have alot of evidence of him lying as to him filing a lawsuit and talking with an attorney from walmart on our behalf.(and Alot more) This was my first time ever being in a situation like this. If someone could give a little advice. it would be greatly appreciated. I Can answer any questions and I hope im making sense.
     
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    justblue Well-Known Member

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    What is the malpractice that you believe the attorney perpetrated?
     
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    adjusterjack Super Moderator

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    And what is it that you think Walmart did wrong to you?
     
  4. bMyles

    bMyles Law Topic Starter New Member

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    negligence.
    • Improper legal advice
      • Poorly written legal documents
        • Abandonment of a client's matter or lack of due diligence
        • Exerting undue influence adverse to the client's interest
     
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    bMyles Law Topic Starter New Member

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    They didn't care that my life was ruined along with my family that day a few of their employees broke every policy they had to falsely accuse me of theft and call police
     
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    bMyles Law Topic Starter New Member

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    Doesn't matter i guess my lawyer told me , my 8month old son, and his mother that we wouldn't receive justice because we are black. we will be homeless tommorrow
     
  8. Zigner

    Zigner Well-Known Member

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    People often don't understand how the legal system works, which leads them to conclude that the attorney is doing something wrong.
     
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  9. welkin

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    The legal profession is driven mainly by revenue like most business. The cases that bubble up to the top (the most to gain) that get the attention by the lawyer. The rest just keep getting pushed back. It's really not about justice for the plaintiff as it is revenue for the law firm.

    When someone hires an attorney they expect the best that can be done for them. It's not that they don't understand how the legal system works.
     
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    I will again state that, oftentimes, people don't understand how the legal system works and thus come to the conclusion that the attorney is acting improperly. I am not saying that there aren't sometimes attorneys who act improperly, rather, I am merely pointing out that a lack of understanding of the complexities and nuances of legal procedures oftentimes leads people to an incorrect conclusion about the attorney.
     
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    zddoodah Well-Known Member

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    With respect to advice, please read the disclaimer at the bottom of every page. Folks here can certainly try to answer questions, but you will need to actually ask questions and provide us with relevant facts.

    Your post makes sense, but it's nothing but conclusory allegations.

    What is the nature of the malpractice?

    What facts support the alleged malpractice?

    What did you mean when you wrote that you hired the lawyer pro bono?

    Who are "we"?

    Why is it that you needed representation against the retailer you mentioned?

    Has a lawsuit been filed? If so, in what state was it filed, and what causes of action are alleged?

    What does "felt like a phony mediation" mean, and what does your allegation that he left you "stranded" mean?

    You wrote that you "have alot [sic] of evidence of him lying as to him." What does that mean?

    Why do you seemingly believe it is problematic that your lawyer "talk[ed] with an attorney from [the retailer] on [y]our behalf"?

    Improper in what way? Poorly written how? What qualifies you to judge the quality of a lawyer's writing? The last two bullet points make no sense, but they, like virtually everything else you wrote, are conclusory allegations that are meaningless without facts.

    Unless you provide relevant facts, no one here can be of any help to you.
     
  12. zddoodah

    zddoodah Well-Known Member

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    The following are from the private messages you sent me:

    None of this speaks to legal malpractice. Even if it did, since no lawsuit has been filed, you can still file one (unless the statute of limitations has expired) and allow your case to be heard.
     
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    cbg Super Moderator

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    Okay, I'll try.

    What SHOULD your lawyer have done? In an ideal world where he did everything exactly the way you think he should have, what actions would have been taken?
     

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