Does anyone out there know of an "almost" sure-fire way to locate an attorney experienced in the auto accident field where death is involved that: A. Is extremely competent in that area of the law. B. Will look out for the interest of their client as well as their own. C. Will NOT be intimidated or bought off by an insurance company. It's hard to believe that there isn't (or at least I can't find) some type of rating service or website that is reliable and available to the public. Everything I've been able to find is just advertising by the lawyers themselves telling everybody how great they are and then backed up by other members of their OWN firm and family members .... HA!! ... guess what that's worth! I know many of the lawyers in the South Central Kentucky and there are some that have excellent reputations in the area of business or criminal law, one in particular, if you can stand the bill your going to get, is usually able to get you off scott free for anything short of a mass school shooting but that's not what's needed here. A good friend of mine suffered a tragedy recently, tried to hold off on hiring a lawyer so that they could think about their new situation and settle down a bit but were more or less bullied into hiring one because of the pressure the insurance companies were putting on them and the constant calls by ambulance chasers. Sure enough, in just a matter of DAYS, it became obvious that the clown they hired was going to put his and the insurance company's interest in front of theirs. He's no longer representing them and I'm trying to help them find someone with the qualities listed above. The attorney's who advertise on TV all the time are suspect in my opinion, like I said before, I know several of them and they are all doing quite well for themselves thank you but I've never heard of any of their clients skipping rope with happiness after they got their settlements; I have heard complaints about how little they received. Would my friends be better off going to one of the huge firms in Louisville or Lexington or even in another state if they're licensed to practice in Kentucky? I just don't know and can't seem to find out anything concrete. Any help would be sincerely appreciated.