The moment a car accident occurs is one of the most harrowing life experiences a driver may ever have. Unfortunately, if the accident resulted in an injury, the horror is rarely over once the victim and the other drivers return home; in fact, there may be a whole world of trouble waiting for the victim. Getting the vehicle fixed (or getting a new one) will be the least of their worries, as the victim will have to figure out how to obtain and pay for medical care or make up for wages lost due to missed days at work. In order to help cover these expenses, victims do have the option of bringing a lawsuit against the other party involved in an accident; however, no driver should even consider doing this unless they have help from a qualified attorney. Keep reading to find out why an attorney is necessary in these cases.