Auto accidents are surprisingly still the leading cause of death in the world today, second only to cancer. This is despite the plentiful amount of advertising against driving under the influence of alcohol and other drugs. The results of car accidents are often quite devastating. If victims are not severely injured then they have lost their lives. If the car does not get slight denting, it is a complete wreck- beyond repair kind of thing. Involvement in an auto accident will require the assistance of an attorney.