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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…

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 road when they’re not supposed to. This can endanger their…

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…

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 top five roads for motorcycling in the Hoosier State. Before leaving for…

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 have a responsibility to check their blind spots carefully. Similarly,…

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…

Our law firm was thrilled to see the talent, creativity and dedication among those who applied for our 2020 scholarship awards. We received many well-researched and thoughtful entries from high school, college and graduate students from throughout the country. The attorneys of the Truitt Law Offices had asked students to…

Concussion due to car accident.

Car accidents are one of the leading causes of head injury. Drivers and passengers in a collision often hit their head against the interior structure of the vehicle or are hit by something in the vehicle. Pedestrians and cyclists hit by a motor vehicle may slam their head against the vehicle,…