The Brauns Blog: Where Law Meets Life

Where does the law meet you in everyday life? Probably in more places than you expect. From hosting your child’s graduation party to renewing your auto insurance, our daily lives are filled with legal and safety implications, many we never even consider.

Our blog is here to bring those situations to life, tackling the most common questions and misconceptions we hear related to accidents, injuries, and safety. We also feature our work with local nonprofit partners and share legal news and updates from our law firm. Want to find out where the law meets your life? Read on!

A T-bone accident results when one car strikes another directly in the side, making a “T” shape with the two vehicles. Most often, T-bone accidents occur in intersections, often as a result of one driver failing to stop properly at an intersection. Following a T-bone accident, police officers, attorneys, or…

There’s something calming about just taking a walk down the street and enjoying the beautiful Georgia weather. Not only is walking good for your mental and physical well-being, but it also benefits the environment. However, a disturbing trend in Georgia right now may make many pedestrians reconsider walking from one…

Driving Over the Speed Limit Causes 26 Percent of all Fatal Accidents Fatal accidents on the roadways occur for a variety of reasons. However, certain driving behaviors more commonly cause accidents than others. Driving at excessive speeds is not only a major contributor to car collisions, but also a leading…

The aftermath of one car accident may look like another, but the circumstances surrounding them are rarely the same. Fault, insurance policies, and court awards can all vary depending on the specific situation. While no one can guarantee the exact value of a case, an injured party may be able…

The term road rash is all too familiar for bikers and cyclists. Road rash is a type of friction burn or skin abrasion that occurs when a person’s body comes into contact with the rough surface of the road. Any accident victim can suffer road rash if they get thrown…

Large commercial trucks, such as 18-wheelers, tractor-trailers, or semi-trucks, play an important role in our economy. Any motor vehicle crash is upsetting, but those involved in truck crashes often have serious or even fatal injuries—and they’re not sure who caused them or where to turn for compensation. That’s where a…

Recovering Compensation From Sideswipe Collisions The most common thought after a motor vehicle collision is “I didn’t see it coming.” This short phrase is often used to describe how an accident “comes out of nowhere.” And, it is frequently the first line of defense in deflecting fault. As any law…

If you have ever been in a car accident, you are well aware that the experience can be traumatic. There’s a lack of control and a fear of the unknown that can leave those involved in a panic. Even days after the accident, you may find it difficult to drive…

Motorcycles offer an incredible feeling of speed, the sensation of the wind blowing around you … and a seriously increased chance for injury if you face an accident. While most passenger vehicles offer protection to their occupants, motorcycle accidents leave nothing between their passengers and the road, an obstacle, or…

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