What Is the Best Way to Find a Lawyer After a Car Accident?

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"Oh, my goodness! There's been a terrible accident! Call for emergency help!" If you’ve heard those scary words before, then you know what it's like to be involved in a terrible accident yourself or be a witness.

In 2018, more than 36,000 people died in car crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and that number is actually only a fraction of the number of auto accidents that happen each year in the United States. Some estimates indicate that as few as 20 million and as many as 50 million auto accidents happen every year on U.S. roads and highways. The NHTSA also estimates that as many as 10 million accidents go unreported every year for a variety of reasons.

In cases with injuries and major property damage, it may be necessary to rely on the expertise of an attorney to help you navigate the legal issues related to the accident. If the worst happens, you want to be prepared. Check out these tips for finding a good lawyer after a car accident.