Getting Social Security disability benefits can be a long and complicated process. You will work closely with your lawyer and her staff. Before you hire a lawyer you must do your homework. The following steps will help you find a lawyer who can best meet your needs.
Referral Services. There are a number of referral services in Texas. The State Bar of Texas provides a list of referral services around the state. Referral services require lawyers to register and generally require lawyer members to carry malpractice insurance. In the Austin and central Texas area, contact the Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas. Referral services often also set a limit on the fee charged for an initial consultation. The Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas requires its member lawyers to provide a 30 minute consultation for $20.
Whether or not it makes sense to sue the cash flow is not an easy decision. I know you take the lawsuit personally-it represents a large threat to your personal and financial well-being. Naturally you want to strike back, personally, at the human person you see on the other side. The question is, though, is this the decision most likely to give you the most benefit? Is it most likely to cause them to drop the case and leave you alone?
To sue a lawyer you need to establish clearly that the lawyer had wronged you. The court needs to know in no uncertain terms that the lawyer let you down on a case you would have otherwise won. Suing a lawyer has to be done quickly, find out from your state bar association or court what the time limit is.
It is important for everyone to have correct technique of money management. It is particularly important during this economic crisis period. Without proper money management guidelines, you can hardly control your expenses over your income. You will have difficult time to figure out where does your money actually went. The consequences of poor financial management are negative net worth, stuck in bad debt and always worry about money.
Note: Some states do not offer board certification in injury law but if your state offers it and your attorney has gotten it, that is a very good sign.
The lawyer you choose should be aggressive. A good lawyer should not be nice and soft. With a push over attorney you will end up getting what the defendant want to give you instead of what you deserve. A pit bull lawyer will fight and ensure that you get a good compensation.