You’re driving along—minding your own business and watching the road ahead of you—when suddenly another driver plows into you. It’s not easy. Every car accident can upset you, but when another driver’s negligence is the cause, it’s more upsetting still. If you were injured in a car accident, you’re likely to experience shock, and finding… 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!
When you’ve been in a car accident, the emotional and physical damages can feel overwhelming. Between trips to visit the doctor, intensive physical therapy, loss of time spent with friends and family, and lack of ability to enjoy recreational activities, sometimes all you want is to put it all behind you and move on. When… Keep Reading >>
The days are finally starting to get warmer and longer. Summer is approaching, which means it’s time to open the garage, dust off your bike, and go for a spin. People engage in bike riding for many different reasons. In urban areas, some people prefer riding a bike to work instead of dealing with the… Keep Reading >>
It’s the day that your teenager has been dreaming about for years. They are finally old enough to apply for a safety permit that will allow them to drive with a supervised adult. This might also be the day you have been dreading. After all, teaching someone to drive takes patience, understanding, and trust. You… Keep Reading >>
When you think about summers past, your memories will most likely include spending some time at the local pool. Both children and adults enjoy relaxing in the water or on the side of the pool with a good book. While the pool is often a central spot for summertime activities, there are certain dangers that… Keep Reading >>
Coming to terms with the fact that your parent or other aging relative needs the kind of round-the-clock care that only a nursing home can provide is never easy. It is a good feeling, however, to know that you’ve found a nursing home that’s a good fit for your loved one and that provides him… Keep Reading >>
Progressive insurance is one of the largest car insurance companies in the United States. By Progressive’s own account—in its Financial Highlights—it is an exceedingly profitable business. Unlike many other insurance companies, Progressive is a publicly held business, and its stock value has been rising rapidly. Progressive’s rather bland slogan that “you could save hundreds on… Keep Reading >>
Every spring, the weather takes a turn for the better, flowers blossom, days grow longer, and the annual National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) campaign kicks off—at what is also known as the beginning of road construction season. The motivation behind NWZAW is to remind drivers to use extra caution in work zones. This year’s… Keep Reading >>
A recent study presented at the Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting found that children vary in the path they follow when recovering from concussions. In fact, the recovery process can be significantly different, and the study ultimately concludes that younger children and those who are high-school age should be considered as separate groups when… Keep Reading >>
When people consume alcohol or illegal drugs before getting behind the wheel of a motor vehicle, the results can be catastrophic and sometimes deadly. Unfortunately, in recent years, instances of drugged driving have increased with the relatively low cost and widespread availability of these dangerous substances. If you have sustained injuries in a motor vehicle… Keep Reading >>