For people who have been unfortunate enough to sustain injuries while driving in a car, or being a passenger of course, the need to seek compensation is paramount. Many times people do not realize that they have been hurt until much later when pain and suffering can become quite unbearable. Even if there is no evident damage, it is imperative that an auto accident attorney is consulted just in case the situation gets worse. What an auto accident lawyer does is to notate every aspect of the incident and get expert advice should the damage prove to be debilitating.The usual routine is that after the crunch has occurred, people exchange insurance details and addresses etc and the process of getting the car fixed will begin. However, perhaps the following day, the person starts to feel dizzy or unwell but puts it all down to shock from the incident. However, what they may not be aware of is that the spine has swollen or a disc has started to protrude from the spine with the impact that it received the previous day. This in turn presses on nerves or the blood supply to the brain and the whole process impinges on the health of the victim.Because of the complexities of the spine, any jolt or collision will certainly bring about some aches or pains or worse. It is this damage then that is supposed to be compensated because the victim often has to give up work after the incident. It may be too that other aspects of life will change since most people who are in constant pain will certainly find that their character and personality will change too.Once it is decided that the case will go to court, the expert is needed to sort out what is necessary to make the case successful. He will work out which expert is best to give medical evidence, collate all the paperwork concerning the circumstances which brought the victim to him, and also claim for all the pain and suffering that the victim has had to endure. Loss of earnings too comes into the equation and any loss of work that results from having a career stopped mid stream.On the other hand, the opposition will try to disprove all the evidence brought before the court. They will even resort to having private detectives following the victim to see if they are engaging in physical activities that they claim they are unable to do. This kind of behavior is called ‘compensation syndrome’ where people who are not really hurt put on some excess behavior to prove that they are damaged more than they actually are.Experts certainly have their work cut out when it comes to proving and disproving different aspects of cases. However, they are well versed in this system and will know how to proceed to get the best possible deal for their respective clients. Those who try to go to court without the necessary expert will surely find that they lose out in the end.