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Car Accidents

Soft Tissue Injuries After a Car Accident

July 15, 2020 By: Richard T. Truitt
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… Read More

What Is Negligence Per Se in Car Accident Cases in Indiana?

April 28, 2020 By: Phil Truitt
Two damaged cars from an accident in the highway.

When you have been injured in a car accident in Indiana, you may be entitled to recover compensation if you can establish that another driver caused the accident. Typically, a claimant in a car accident case needs to prove the… Read More

Who Is at Fault for a Car Accident Caused by Snow or Ice?

March 24, 2020 By: Richard T. Truitt
Car accidents cause by snowy weather.

Indiana gets its fair share of ice and snow every winter. Although this weather allows for some fun winter activities, it can also wreak havoc on our roads. Yet, even though the roads may be snowy and icy, drivers are… Read More

What’s the Worst Intersection in Allen County? Facebook Users Weigh In

March 3, 2020 By: Richard T. Truitt
Worst intersection in Allen county concept.

At the start of 2020, Truitt Law Offices asked on our Facebook page for people to tell us what they believed to be the “worst intersection in Allen County.” The question drew a high number of responses – and a… Read More

Who Is At Fault in a Lane-Change Causes Accident?

February 11, 2020 By: Phil Truitt
Two cars crash from changing lanes in the highway.

Drivers owe a duty to their passengers and others on the road to follow the law and operate their vehicles in a safe and reasonable manner. So, when changing lanes, a driver should judge the distance from other cars, check… Read More

9 Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Car Accident Lawsuit

October 20, 2019 By: Richard T. Truitt
car accident lawsuit

There are over 6 million car accidents every year. Many of these car accidents turn into lawsuits further down the road. But even a few simple mistakes can ruin your car accident lawsuit. We’ve put together this guide to help… Read More

Deadly Car Accidents in Indiana

October 17, 2019 By: Richard T. Truitt
Man on motorcycle got hit by a car.

Indiana’s traffic fatality rate is 13 in 100,000 as of 2017. A greater percentage of fatalities occurred in non-urban areas, potentially due to higher speed limits. Unsurprisingly, the risk for fatality increases for younger drivers, drivers and passengers not using… Read More

Indiana Car Accident Statistics

October 15, 2019 By: Phil Truitt
Terrified driver on the car accident he's involved in.

The odds that you will get into a car accident over the course of your driving life are very high. As Forbes reports, the average American driver should actually expect to get into at least once accident every 18 years…. Read More

Car Accident Injuries and Liability

October 3, 2019 By: Richard T. Truitt
A bad car accident in Fort Wayne

Being involved in a car accident is never easy, but when you’ve been injured, the difficulties mount. In addition to dealing with vehicle repairs, you may also be facing mounting medical bills and time off work. In the case of… Read More

What Is the Seat Belt Law in Indiana?

October 1, 2019 By: Phil Truitt
Driver fastening his seatbelt for safety.

When a vehicle traveling at even a slow speed comes to an immediate, complete stop as in a car accident, it can send occupants flying forward, toss them about the cabin or, in the worst cases, eject them from the… Read More

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