Dedicated Indiana Injury Attorney
A native of Indiana, Scott Faultless was raised on a farm in Greene County. He received his undergraduate degree from Indiana University and Doctor of Jurisprudence from Indiana University McKinney School of Law.
Attorney Scott A. Faultless has dedicated his life and career to making a positive difference in the lives of people as a personal injury attorney and a civic leader.
Scott is a founding member of Craig, Kelley & Faultless, a personal injury law firm recognized by U.S. Newsâ€”Best LawyersÂ® â€œBest Law Firmsâ€� in America. Scott believes that people who are going through a difficult ordeal caused by othersâ€™ negligence deserve real compassion and trusted legal guidance. Injured people need a strong advocate who can help them pursue just compensation to overcome their injuries and rebuild their lives.
As an experienced trial attorney, Scott has stood up for the rights of injured people and held wrongdoers accountable in state and federal courts throughout the Midwest. Based on the results achieved, Scott has been recognized by his legal peers as a Super Lawyer in the practice area of general personal injuryâ€”plaintiffs.
Cases and Achievements
Scott has focused much of his legal practice on representing accident victims in cases involving commercial truck accidents. He is among a select group of attorneys who have earned board certification from the National Board of Trial Advocacy in commercial truck accident law. Obtaining board certification requires 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.
He also has been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a Top 10 Trucking Trial Lawyer and a Top 100 Trial Lawyer. He has written extensively on truck accident legal issues and presented topics to the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys and the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America.
In 2020, Scott received the Presidentâ€™s Award from the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association in recognition of his dedication to standing up for injured people and pursuing civil justice.
Scott grew up on a farm in Greene County, Indiana and graduated from Indiana University in 1988 and obtained a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Indiana University McKinney School of Law in 1991.
â€œI grew up on a farm,â€� Scott recalls. â€œAfter school, you started working, feeding the cows, putting up hay. My father worked as a farmer and high school vocational teacher and my mother worked in a factory. They taught me the value of hard work.â€�
Scott and his wife have been married for more than thirty (30) years and they have five (5) children. For many years, Scott has been actively involved in civic activities in his community. He volunteered his time to coach his childrenâ€™s soccer, basketball, baseball, volleyball, and softball teams.
He has served as president of the Rotary Club, the Chamber of Commerce, and Town Council.
Dedicated to Community Service and Civic Leadership
He was elected to the Fishers Town Council in 1995 and served as the president of the Town Council from 2001 to 2013. During the years that he led the Town Council, Fishers was frequently recognized by national publications as among the best places to live in America.
Scott received the prestigious Sagamore of the Wabash award, one of Indianaâ€™s highest honors. The honor is bestowed by the Indiana governor to citizens in recognition of distinguished civic service and leadership.
Scott is committed to community service and to having a positive impact on the lives of others as a civic leader and a personal injury attorney.
Personal Injury Attorneys Serving Indiana
U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, 1991
J.D., Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, 1991
B.A., Indiana University, 1988
Indiana State Bar Association
Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
American Association for Justice
Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys
Honors & Awards
Top 100 Indiana Trial Lawyers â€” Indiana, National Trial Lawyers
Indianaâ€™s Super Lawyers (2011, 2012 and 2015 through 2021)
Best Lawyers in America 2021
Indiana Trial Lawyers Association Presidents Award 2020
Recent Seminars & Articles
Securing The Commercial Motor Vehicle and Other Steps To Acquire or Preserve Evidence After a Wreck. National Webcast by West Legal Ed Center, a Thomson Reuters division. â€œTrucking Tuesdaysâ€� speaker along with David W. Craig.
Protecting Your Clientâ€™s Case (in semi or other commercial vehicle wrecks). Written by Scott A. Faultless and David W. Craig. Published The Lawyerâ€™s Log Book, Vol. 1, No. 5, Winter 2012
Practical Tips from Board Certified & Board Eligible Lawyers at the 2020 Virtual Symposium for the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA), September 25, 2020, speaker
â€œWithdrawing Medical Billsâ€� at Indiana Trial Lawyers Associationâ€™s 33rd Annual Lifetime Achievement Webinar â€“ Member of the Executive Committee of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association. May 19, 2021, speaker
Scottâ€™s Practice Areas