Spinal cord injuries can result in serious complications, one of which includes full or partial paralysis. The extent of these injuries depends largely upon the severity of the impact and other related factors, such as the injured person’s age and preexisting physical condition. Sometimes, a spinal cord injury occurs when another person is negligent, such… Keep Reading >>
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!
If you have suffered injuries as a result of a truck driver’s negligence, you may be eligible to file a claim or lawsuit against the responsible truck driver, as well as the trucking company. You should be aware, however, that time may be of the essence in your case and that you must file your… Keep Reading >>
It is no secret that people in Georgia love their motorcycles. Even if you are not operating a motorcycle, it is still enjoyable to jump on the back of a bike and ride as a passenger. While being a passenger takes away the stress of operating the motorcycle and allows you to relax, there are… Keep Reading >>
You may not realize how many drunk drivers are on the road in Gwinnett County and throughout the United States at any given moment. Drunk drivers are inherently dangerous, as they often cause life-altering or deadly crashes. If you are in a crash with a drunk driver, it is important to remember that they may… Keep Reading >>
Jordan McNair was a 19-year-old college athlete with a promising future ahead of him. Reports indicate that on May 19, 2018, he showed signs of serious heat exhaustion during a football practice at the University of Maryland. Coaches and trainers witnessed him struggling, including an apparent seizure on the field, but they waited nearly an… Keep Reading >>
Commercial truck driving can be an enjoyable and lucrative career. Truck drivers get to see the world, make a competitive salary, and do not have to spend their days sitting in an office. However, truck driving is also a highly dangerous job due to the many risks of being on the road and behind the… Keep Reading >>
The Atlanta area received more than 52 inches of rainfall in 2017 and an average of 49.71 inches each year for the past 30 years. Rain can surprise us at any time in Georgia, and it is important to always prepare for a sudden storm. This includes understanding how to adjust your driving and how… Keep Reading >>
Many workplace injuries can result in days or weeks away from work. Injured workers may seek workers’ compensation benefits for lost wages, medical expenses, and similar costs of treatment. However, some workers may suffer permanent and disabling injuries, and their subsequent workers’ compensation claims can be significantly more complicated. Types of Permanent Job-Related Injuries There… Keep Reading >>
You may know what to do in the aftermath of a car crash, including calling 911, exchanging information with other drivers, and talking to witnesses. However, everything changes if the other driver involved suddenly leaves the scene of the accident or doesn’t bother to stop at all. This situation leaves injured motorists feeling helpless on… Keep Reading >>
When examining the cause of a truck accident, you may wonder whether the truck driver had a lapse in judgment or made another error to cause the crash. Such errors can include texting while driving, impaired driving, speeding, and more. However, you may not consider the possible role of a driver health issue in the… Keep Reading >>