Category: Car Accidents

Motorcycle going through a red light due to Indiana's red dead law.

Motorists in Indiana must come to a full stop at a red light in Indiana. Many intersections have sensors embedded in roadways to determine when the traffic lights should change. Many of the sensors work by detecting the weight of vehicles on the road. However, motorcycles, mopeds, and bicycles may…

Drivers determining who is at fault in a car accident in Indiana.

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 Indiana personal injury claim we handle at Truitt Law Offices. A person’s right to bring a personal injury claim is based…

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 continues for some people even after they get behind the…

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 minor fender benders and may leave drivers involved wondering whether…

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 moment of impact. Despite today’s safety innovations, vehicle occupants have…

Whiplash from car accident most common soft tissue injuries.

Soft tissue injuries refer to damage done to any soft tissue in the body, but the most common involve the muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Due to the fact that these injuries are not as visible as others, you may not recognize them immediately after a car accident. However, it is…