Drunk and drugged drivers cause thousands of accidents each year, often with devastating results. Fortunately for victims, if they can prove that the driver was drunk at the time of the accident, they are typically entitled to compensation for their accident-related losses, including their medical expenses, lost income, lost quality of life, and physical and… 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!
Rear-end collisions are some of the most destructive and dangerous accidents that regularly occur on Georgia’s roadways. In many cases, victims are sitting at a stop light when a vehicle slams into them without warning, potentially causing in extremely severe injuries, some of which we discuss below. For more information, call Brauns Law, PC, today… Keep Reading >>
When children and adolescents are injured, it’s important that adults take steps to ensure that their injuries are identified and properly treated—especially when their injuries have the potential to affect the rest of their lives. Without a doubt, traumatic brain injuries fall into this category, and parents and other adults should be able to recognize… Keep Reading >>
Large commercial trucks speeding down the interstate or the highway are an unfortunately common sight throughout Georgia and the rest of the United States. While many of us have been known to drive a few miles per hour over the posted speed limit, it’s against the law, and it puts everyone at risk—especially when you’re… Keep Reading >>
The law generally holds truck drivers to a higher standard of care than regular motor vehicle drivers. This is because the drivers of large trucks, including tractor-trailers and big rigs, drive professionally. They must pass more stringent driving tests than other motor vehicle drivers and must normally obtain a special driver’s license that allows them… Keep Reading >>
Although other criminal offenses differentiate between illegal drugs and prescription drugs, when it comes to driving under the influence (DUI) offenses, the law treats the two similarly. A driver who sustains a DUI conviction for operating a vehicle while under the influence of a legally prescribed medication can still incur possible jail time, community service,… Keep Reading >>
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 >>
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 >>