Commercial truck accidents pose unique legal issues and demand experienced attorneys

INDIANAPOLIS, IN, March 20, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — Craig, Kelley & Faultless, LLC is pleased to announce that two partners at the Indianapolis law firm have achieved the distinction of earning board certification from the National Board of Trial Advocacy in commercial truck accident law.

David W. Craig, the law firm’s managing partner, and partner Scott A. Faultless join a select group of lawyers who have board certification in the area of personal injury law involving tractor trailers, buses and other commercial vehicles.

Craig and Faultless each earned a five-year certification in Truck Accident Law after passing a comprehensive exam, demonstrating extensive trial experience, and fulfilling the peer review and continuing education requirements established by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

The National Board of Trial Advocacy is a certifying agency accredited by the American Bar Association. Board certification signifies that the attorneys have met a higher standard of professional and personal conduct.

Both Craig and Faultless have extensive experience representing accident victims in cases involving commercial truck accidents. Truck collisions involving cars often cause serious or fatal injuries to the drivers and passengers of smaller vehicles because of the size and weight of semi-trucks and other commercial vehicles. Approximately 4,000 people die and 104,000 are injured in truck accidents each year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Craig focuses his legal practice on personal injury cases involving commercial vehicles, such as semi tractor-trailers, flatbed trucks, garbage trucks, wreckers, dump trucks and buses. He has handled cases against commercial motor vehicle drivers and trucking companies in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri, Kansas and Illinois, as well as other states. He has two results in the $10-$15 million range and numerous results in the $1-$10 million range.

Craig is a member of the Board of Regents for the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys and a National Advisory Board member for the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America.

Faultless has tried jury trials in Indiana, Ohio, Missouri and litigated cases throughout the Midwest in state and federal courts. He has written extensively and made presentations before the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, and Indiana Trial Lawyers Association. He has been recognized as a Top 10 Trucking Trial Lawyer in Indiana and Top 100 Trial Lawyer in Indiana by the National Trial Lawyers Association. He has also been recognized by his peers as an Indiana Super Lawyer.

About Craig, Kelley & Faultless, LLC

An Indiana personal injury law firm, Craig, Kelley & Faultless, LLC has received many prestigious awards, including the 2015 and 2014 Litigator Award, and listing among the 10 Best Law Firms of 2015 by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys. Firm lawyers have been awarded Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Rating, 10.0 Superb Rating on Avvo, and membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®.

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