Legal Question in Personal Injury in Florida

I have a lawsuit in Florida for my auto injury case that has not gone to trial yet. Can I fire my attorney if the lawsuit was filed by them?


Asked on 12/09/19, 10:27 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Alan Wagner Wagner McLaughlin, P.A.

You can always fire your lawyer. If you fire him or her without cause, then your lawyer will have a lien for the value of time spent on the case. If he fires you, then your lawyer has no lien. What is or is not "cause" can be a complicated issue. Generally, it is more difficult to find a new lawyer if your fired lawyer has a fee lien.

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Answered on 12/09/19, 11:08 am


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