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Aggressive dog biting on strangers arm.

Because most of us have dogs, have had a dog as a pet, or know someone who does, a dog bite or attack can be a shocking experience. You might not know what to do next, especially if you’ve suffered severe injuries. If someone else’s dog bit you or your…

Motorcycle riders on convoy strolling in Historic National Road.

It is summertime in Indiana, and there is no more thrilling way to get around than by motorcycle. Indiana has many scenic stretches of highway that thousands of motorcyclists enjoy each year. Still, as bikers know all too well, riding a motorcycle does come with risks. Motorcyclists are more vulnerable…

A motorcycle lane splitting and about to cause an accident.

Motorcycle riders are approximately 27 times more likely to die in a motor vehicle crash than passenger car occupants, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Motorcycles lack the protection that automobiles have, and riders are much more vulnerable to severe injuries in a crash. Although motorcycle accidents happen…

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…

A dog bites a stranger's arm in Indiana.

According to data published by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AMVA), Hoosiers love dogs. Approximately 49 percent of households in the state report owning a dog, meaning Indiana has the sixth-highest percentage of dog owners in the U.S. Unfortunately, canine lovers know that even well-trained dogs sometimes bite or otherwise…

A truck driving on the road in Indiana.

Thousands of Americans are injured or killed in crashes with large trucks every year. Indiana residents are no exception. Recent reports suggest that the Hoosier State is one of the deadliest states in the U.S. for large truck crash victims. This is likely due to the prevalence of large trucks…

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…