Month: August 2019

Indiana dog bite law

Dogs are usually considered great, friendly and playful family pets. Occasionally, dog bite injuries happen. Pet owners are generally responsible for controlling their pet, and suitably training and restraining them to avoid injury to the public. Failure to do this is illegal in many states and unfortunately, the owner may…

Map focusing on Indiana State.

Indiana has a tort-based, or “fault,” system of auto insurance liability. In this system, each driver is responsible for his or her own actions. So, if you are injured in a car accident in Indiana, you need to establish who is to blame for the collision. Your ability to recover compensation for…

Contact our Fort Wayne personal injury attorneys at Truitt Law Offices today.

Vehicle accidents are most often caused by drivers. In these cases, it is relatively simple to determine fault and collect compensation. One driver is typically at fault and, therefore, financially responsible for expenses related to the accident. But what happens when your accident was caused by a lack of adequate road…

Woman strolling in the park with her dog on a leash.

As the third most popular pet in the United States, it is not uncommon to encounter dogs in any neighborhood. Because dogs are, by nature, territorial and protective, they can be not only loving pets, but reliable defenders of their homes and families. However, this instinct to defend their territory and…

Attorney Phillip Truitt

Growing up, Phillip Truitt probably spent more time in his parents’ law office than he did in the family home. “This office has been everything to me,” he says. “I came here after school every day, and I’ve worked every job here from janitor to, now, attorney.” Phillip joined Truitt…

Wolf hybrid sitting at the ground.

If you’ve been injured by a dog, you may wonder how you can get help paying for your injuries and how you can help to ensure that the dog does not injure anyone else. This will require that you hold the owner of the dog liable for the incident. But…