By mistake, people think that they should turn to lawyers only when they have to go to court. It is true that avoiding a trial will save plenty of time, money, and nerves. Thus, if the damages and injuries obtained in the result of an automobile accident are not too severe, it is better to try to reach a compromise immediately after the incident takes place. However, to avoid the possible conflict of interest (people are not eager to give away their money even if they are guilty), the good idea is to hire an auto accident lawyer.