If you are injured in an accident through no fault of your own, it can be a devastating experience. Medical bills, lost wages and painful injuries are all difficult to deal with. Thankfully, it is an experience that most people will only deal with one or two times in their lives. This, however, is one of the reasons the process is so stressful. Insurance companies have people who deal with these cases every day. They are trained to resolve these cases for as little money as possible. In order to protect your rights, it is important to speak to a personal injury attorney who is on your side, as soon as possible after an accident.