We all carry insurance policies that we hope never to use. Unfortunately, the insurance companies also hope we never use them. In fact, insurance companies are in the business of turning a profit, and they do what they can to keep their payouts for claims at a minimum. It’s as simple as that. Further, some… 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!
Biking to work has a lot to offer. After all, you save on all those pesky parking costs, you get your cardio in, you get points for going green, and some bike commuters even cut their commute times. What’s not to love? The downside is that biking—especially in urban traffic—can be incredibly dangerous. It’s important… Keep Reading >>
Car accidents can be a minor inconvenience or a life-altering experience. It’s established that serious car accidents are dangerous, frightening, fraught with overwhelming emotion, and exceedingly expensive. But what are your rights if you’ve been injured in a car accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence? That’s a great question. Let’s take a closer… Keep Reading >>
A strong and healthy back is integral to your healthy lifestyle. A significant back injury is not only extremely painful but can also wreak havoc on your ability to live the life you love the way you want to live it. Back injuries, however, aren’t uncommon to car accidents, slip and falls, and many other… Keep Reading >>
There are always signs on the highways altering drivers to road conditions, traffic, and other things to be aware of. In the last few years, you’ve probably started to notice a new type of sign on the highway. Along with the “click it or ticket” campaign that encourages people to remember to fasten their seat… Keep Reading >>
The majority of people in the United States have a car and use this as their primary mode of transportation. With over 115 million people on the roads each day, accidents are an everyday occurrence as well. If you’ve ever been in a car accident, you know how difficult the entire process can be. From… Keep Reading >>
According to the 2016 US Census Data, there are at least 115 million cars on the road every day. Traffic is typically heaviest during peak hours when people are commuting to and from work, and this is usually when people are especially eager to get to where they are going quickly. With all of these… Keep Reading >>
When you leave the house for work in the morning, you’re more likely to think about grabbing a cup of coffee than to wonder if you are heading to a safe environment for the day. Most people don’t spend a lot of time considering if their workplace is safe or not and in a perfect… Keep Reading >>
The Importance of Workplace Safety If you spend your days behind a desk—like so many people—you probably don’t think much about safety on the job. You work behind a desk, after all, so what could happen? No matter what kind of work you do, however, accidents can strike, and workplace safety matters. Know the accident… Keep Reading >>
Truck accidents are both dangerous and terrifying—even without going through the experience, you get that. The devastating effects of a truck accident obviously can damage your life—but not always in predictable ways. In fact, even experienced lawyers may have trouble adequately quantifying the aftereffects of accidents involving 18-wheelers. Many victims find that such accidents alter… Keep Reading >>