Truck Accident Lawyer in Connecticut

The Law Office of Harvey J. Kulawitz, Esq., LLC has extensive experience helping people injured in truck accidents.   As we only handle accident cases, we understand the financial & medical hardships that a serious truck accident can have on a person and their family.

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

  • Driver fatigue.
  • Driver inattentiveness.
  • Excessive speed.
  • Rush to make scheduled deliveries.
  • Drug use to attempt to keep alert, though exhausted.
  • Equipment failure – bald tires; failed or malfunctioning brakes; poor maintenance.
  • “Wheel-offs” – Loose wheels flying off a moving truck.
  • Improper loading & weight imbalance – causing loss of control over trailer.

Injuries Caused by Truck Accidents

Because of the speed, weight, force and velocity involved in truck and tractor-trailer crashes, serious injuries often result, like:

  • Broken bones – fractures.
  • Brain injuries – TBI’s, concussions, amnesia.
  • Spinal cord & disc injuries – herniations.
  • Lacerations, bruising & contusions.
  • Head injuries, including to the eyes, vision & hearing.
  • Amputations.
  • Cervical, neck & shoulder  injuries — to muscles, tendons & ligaments.
  • Death.


If you or a loved one was injured in a truck or tractor-trailer crash, we will help you recover money damages for:

  • Pain and suffering – for your physical injuries.
  • Lost earnings – including future financial losses.
  • Medical expenses – including future medical expenses.
  • Emotional distress.

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