To answer your question;
They are in it for the money, most people would have walked away with more money if they would have settled with the insurance company without a lawyer. After the lawyers take their 33-50% it leaves the injured party with less money in their pocket.
Lawyer Referral Services in Oklahoma
Tulsa County Bar Association
Lawyer Referral Service
1446 S. Boston, Tulsa, OK 74119
$20 fee includes referral and 30-minute initial consultation. Go to the Tulsa County Bar Center, 1446 South Boston, Tulsa, Monday through Thursday, 9 - 11 a.m. and 2 - 4 p.m. No appointment necessary. A convenient appointment with a lawyer who practices in the area of the law that concerns you will be arranged. The first visit will allow you to ask questions about your problem, receive legal advice and arrange for further legal work if necessary. You are under no obligation to hire the lawyer, and the lawyer may inform you that you don't need a lawyer.
Oklahoma Legal Directory - official OBA membership directory of all attorneys licensed to practice in Oklahoma. Can be found at the Oklahoma Bar Center (1901 N. Lincoln Blvd. in Oklahoma City) and at many public and university libraries. Published annually by Legal Directories Publishing Co. Directory includes alphabetical and geographical listings of attorneys and law firms with addresses and phone numbers. Attorneys and law firms may purchase advertising space to offer expanded biographical information. Copies may be ordered for $54 plus shipping & handling by calling (800) 447-5375.
Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory - contains listings of lawyers by state and city, biographical details on each lawyer, rating information and summaries of areas of practice. Attorneys and firms pay to be listed. Can be found at many public libraries