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Indiana’s Comparative Fault Law

January 7, 2021 By: Richard T. Truitt
Drivers determining who is at fault in a car accident.

Determining who is at fault in a car accident, a slip and fall case or another injury and who is financially liable as a result is at the heart of virtually every personal injury claim we handle at Truitt Law… Read More

Texting and Driving in Indiana

December 15, 2020 By: Phil Truitt
Driver is texting while driving.

Smartphones have become a normal part of our lives. Many of us may not even realize how frequently we check our phones for text messages, social media posts, or news updates. Unfortunately, the constant attention we pay to our phones… Read More

Do Pedestrians Have the Right-of-Way in Indiana?

December 3, 2020 By: Richard T. Truitt
Pedestrians right of way in Indiana.

Indiana and other major cities across the country are redesigning their streetscapes to better accommodate pedestrians. This follows the revelation that serious accidents involving pedestrians have been on the rise for years. On average, a pedestrian is killed every two… Read More

What Should I Do After a Fender Bender Accident in Indiana?

November 15, 2020 By: Phil Truitt
Fender bender accidents in Indiana.

While headlines focus on car accidents that cause fatalities and extensive property damage, about 85% of car accidents in Indiana are reported as only causing property damage in the latest edition of Indiana Traffic Safety Facts. Most car accidents are… Read More

What Happens If You Hit a Pedestrian Jaywalking in Indiana?

October 29, 2020 By: Richard T. Truitt
Pedestrian jaywalking got hit by car.

Traffic accidents are one of the leading causes of pedestrian fatalities and deaths. This is why Indiana has several laws to help protect people who are out walking or jogging. Despite these protections, there are times when pedestrians cross the… Read More

Who Is At Fault in a T-Bone Accident in Indiana?

October 15, 2020 By: Richard T. Truitt
T-bone accidents in Indiana.

Motorists are at risk of severe injury if they’re struck in a T-bone accident. Also called side-impact collisions or broadside accidents, these crashes occur when a vehicle is struck from the side, placing them in a “T” shape at the… Read More

Top 5 Roads for Riding Your Motorcycle in Indiana

September 30, 2020 By: Phil Truitt
Top 5 roads for riding a motorcycle in Indiana.

Indiana is a gorgeous place to get around by motorcycle. Whether you ride for business or pleasure, there are many scenic routes throughout the state to make the trip special. Here, Truitt Law Offices has compiled a list of the… Read More

What You Should Do if You Get into a Car Accident While Pregnant?

September 29, 2020 By: Phil Truitt
Pregnant woman driving her car in Fort Wayne.

Pregnant women face unique stresses when they are involved in car accidents. These victims often must deal with complex injuries that affect both themselves and their babies. They have understandable worries for the health of their unborn child. Plus, they… Read More

Common Causes of Truck Accidents: Truck Stopping Distance

September 15, 2020 By: Richard T. Truitt
Truck accidents caused by truck stopping.

One of the reasons that truck accidents are often more damaging than a typical car crash is the sheer size of a semi-truck hauling a trailer. Semis are both much larger and weigh much more than the average car, even… Read More

Truck Accidents Caused by Blind Spots

August 28, 2020 By: Phil Truitt
Truck accidents caused by blind spots.

Blind spots are areas around cars and trucks that can’t be seen through the rearview and side mirrors. Although all vehicles have blind spots, commercial trucks have the largest ones. Transportation officials call these areas the No Zones. Truck drivers… Read More

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