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Matthew D. Barrett, P.C. - Logansport, IN

Logansport Automobile Accidents Law Firm
1730 East Market StreetLogansport, IN 46947-3230
Accepts Credit Cards
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Matthew D. Barrett, P.C.Law Firm Law Firm Overview

Based in Logansport, Indiana, the law firm of Matthew D. Barrett, P.C., represents personal injury victims and their families throughout the state. From car and semi-truck accidents to playground injuries and animal attacks, clients trust our attorney to obtain the full amount of compensation they deserve.

Our law firm also defends individuals accused of a wide range of felonies and misdemeanors in state and federal court. As a criminal defense lawyer, Mr. Barrett represents those...

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Based in Logansport, Indiana, the law firm of Matthew D. Barrett, P.C., represents personal injury victims and their families throughout the state. From car and semi-truck accidents to playground injuries and animal attacks, clients trust our attorney to obtain the full amount of compensation they deserve.

Our law firm also defends individuals accused of a wide range of felonies and misdemeanors in state and federal court. As a criminal defense lawyer, Mr. Barrett represents those accused of DUI, drug offenses, white collar crimes, violent crimes, sex offenses and much more.

About Attorney Matthew D. Barrett

Mr. Barrett has been practicing law since 2003. As a result of his stellar record of obtaining justice for his personal injury clients, he is certified as a lifetime member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. His prior experience as an insurance defense attorney gives him important insight into the opposing counsel's strategy.

Mr. Barrett is also a respected author and lecturer on a spectrum of legal topics. He was the honored recipient of the Harrison Legal Writing Award in both 2006 and 2008. In addition, he is committed to giving back to his community through many pro bono activities and contributions.

Free Initial Consultation

The law firm of Matthew D. Barrett, P.C., is happy to offer free initial consultations in all personal injury, wrongful death and criminal defense cases. Weekend appointments are available upon request, and we make jail, home and hospital visits by appointment.

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Practice Areas
Automobile AccidentsSemi-Truck AccidentsWrongful DeathMotorcycle AccidentsMoped AccidentsDog BitesBrain and Spinal Cord InjuriesConstruction InjuriesPedestrian AccidentsBus CrashesThree-Wheeler, Four Wheeler and ATV AccidentsAirplane/Boat/Train CrashesMedical MalpracticesBirth InjuriesNursing Home InjuriesPharmacy MistakesBurns/Fires/ExplosionsDismembermentSlip and FallDrowningSchool and Playground InjuriesSex Abuse at School/DaycareDaycare InjuriesDefective ProductsLegal/Attorney MalpracticeCivil Rights/Police MisconductUnderinsured/Uninsured Motorist ClaimsInsurance Bad FaithInsurance ClaimsFeloniesMisdemeanorsDrunk Driving/OWI/DUIMinor ConsumptionDriving While Suspended/Without a LicenseMarijuana/All Other Drug OffensesBatteryDomestic BatteryCriminal ConfinementDisorderly ConductRobberyTheftSex CrimesTrespassArsonFirearm OffensesForgeryFraudHomicide – Murder/ManslaughterHabitual Traffic ViolatorTraffic OffensesBond ReductionPersonal InjurySemi Truck Accidents
Classes and Seminars
Featured Speaker, "Civil Rights and DWI", Crown Point, Indiana, 2004
Participant, Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee, Literacy Volunteers of Cass County, 2005
Judge, Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee, Literacy Volunteers of Cass County, 2006
Lecturer, Topics In Medical Malpractice Law, Health Careers Exploration Class, Century Career Center, Logansport High School, 2006
Pro Bono Activities
Member, Cass County Community Foundation Scholarship Committee, 2008Chief Organizer and Tour Guide, Law Day at Cass County Courthouse, 2006Volunteer, Muscular Dystrophy Fundraiser, 2008Tour Guide, Law Day at Cass County Courthouse, 2008
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Address
1730 East Market StreetLogansport, IN 46947-3230
Phone
574-516-6188800-523-5099 (Toll Free)
Fax
574-753-3302
Offers Free Initial Consultation
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Accepts Credit Cards
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Honors
Honors Paper in Pretrial Skills, Criminal Pleadings and Advanced Appellate AdvocacyRanked upper 1/3 in Legal Writing and ResearchSpecial Commendation for 41 hours of Pro Bono ExternshipHarrison Legal Writing Award (First-Place Recipient), 2006Harrison Legal Writing Award (Second-Place Recipient), 2008
Published
Articles
"Failing to Provide Police Protection: Breeding a Viable and Consistent 'State-Created Danger' Analysis for Establishing Constitutional Violations Under Section 1983", 37 Valparaiso University Law Review 1, Fall, 2002
"Preparing Your Client for Deposition Testimony", Bar Association - The Young Lawyer, July/August, 2005
"How to Deal With an Objection of Privilege Based on Indiana's Peer Review Statute During the Course of Pre-Trial Discovery", Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, VERDICT, 2005
"And Just Where Do You Think You're Going?": Police Detention of Passenger Who Walks Away From Vehicle During Traffic Stop, Res Gestae, March, 2006
"Indiana's New 'Communication of Sympathy' Statute: Saying 'I'm Sorry' In the Context of Medical Malpractice and Other Personal Injury Accidents", Indiana Lawyer, (Vol. 17, No. 8) June/July, 2006
"Groundless Cases Still Get Into Court", Indiana Lawyer (Featured Interview), (Vol. 17, No. 10) July/August, 2006"A Brief Review of What Types of Claims Fall Within and Outside the Scope of Indiana's Medical Malpractice Act", Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, VERDICT, 2006"A Modest Proposal: Submitting a Joint Discovery Plan In Federal Court", American Bar Association - The Young Lawyer, September, 2006"Waiver of Right Forms Under Miranda: Not a Ritual of Words to be Recited by Rote According to Didactic Niceties", Open Court, Newsletter of the Criminal Justice Section, Indiana State Bar Association, Vol. XI, No. 1, December, 2006"Recovering Damages for Tortious Injury to Historic Buildings and Other 'Special Purpose' Property In Indiana: Drawing the Line Between Fair Market Value and Cost Repair' In Cases of Permanent Damage", Res Gestae, December, 2006"A Case of Bad Breath: Does the Odor of an Alcoholic Beverage, By Itself, Establish Probable Cause for a Police Officer to Offer Chemical Test In the Context of DWI Offenses?", Open Court, Newsletter of the Criminal Justice Section, Indiana State Bar Association, Vol. XII, No. 1, May, 2007"Supreme Court Clarifies Five Exceptions to Nonliability Involving Personal Injury Claims Asserted by a Contractor's Employee", Indiana Civil Litigation Review (publication of the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana), Vol. 3, No. 2, May, 2007"Brendlin v. California: Supreme Court Holds That a Passenger Is "Seized" for Fourth Amendment Purposes and Can Challenge Legality of a Traffic Stop", Open Court, Newsletter of the Criminal Justice Section, Indiana State Bar Association, Vol. XII, No. 2, October, 2007"The Attorney Commitment In Traumatic Brain Injury Cases", American Bar Association - The Young Lawyer, November, 2007"Federal Preemption of State Law Claims Involving Class III Medical Devices", Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Trial Journal, Vol. 10, No. 1, Winter, 2007"Calm the Child Witness", TRIAL, Journal of the American Association for Justice (formerly American Trial Lawyers Association), February, 2008"Coughing It Up: Indiana Supreme Court Holds That Police Chokeholds Are Unreasonable Searches and Seizures", Open Court, Newsletter of the Criminal Justice Section, Indiana State Bar Association, Vol. XIII, No. 1, February, 2008"Reducing the State's Cut: Amending Indiana's Split-Award Statute In Punitive Damage Cases", The Indiana Litigator, Newsletter of the Litigation Section, Indiana State Bar Association, Summer, 2008"Representing Children In Cases Involving Wrongful Death of a Parent", Res Gestae, July/August, 2008"Open Court" (Newsletter of the Criminal Justice Section - Indiana State Bar Association), Editor, 2008"Recovery for Separate Acts of Negligence Under Indiana's Medical Malpractice Act", Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, VERDICT, 2011
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Phone:
574-516-6188
Phone:
800-523-5099 (Toll Free)
Fax:
574-753-3302
1730 East Market StreetLogansport, IN 46947-3230