If you know anything about Georgia summers, it should come as no surprise that many people in Gwinnett County frequent public and private pools at just about any opportunity they get. With heat indices consistently rising into the triple digits, pools offer a respite from the heat while still allowing people to enjoy being outside…. 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!
For many of us, memories of childhood summers involve long lazy days playing outside with our friends, exploring our little corner of the world. While summers tend to be more structured for children these days, kids still tend to have more free time than they do during the school year, and the warm weather makes… Keep Reading >>
Most car accident cases do not end up in court. Instead, they are typically resolved when the at-fault party’s insurance company enters into a settlement agreement with the victim. These agreements typically involve the victim agreeing to release the other party from liability in return for a lump sum payment. The reason that cases are… Keep Reading >>
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) and The Center for Insurance Policy and Research (CIPR) define insurance fraud as “an insurance company, agent, adjuster, or consumer who commits a deliberate deception to obtain an illegitimate gain.” Insurance fraud exceeds $100 billion in losses every year. Accordingly, consumers should beware when dealing with purported insurers…. Keep Reading >>
No one imagines getting into an accident, but that doesn’t mean you can afford to ignore the possibility that it will happen to you. By carefully evaluating your insurance coverage, you can ensure that your policy will adequately protect you in case of an accident. More importantly, you won’t miss out on the help you… Keep Reading >>
Insurance fraud is alive and kicking in Georgia, and that’s bad news for insurers and consumers alike. The Federal Bureau of Investigation reports that fraud costs the insurance industry about $40 billion per year (not counting health insurance fraud) and adds between $400 and $700 to a typical family’s annual insurance premiums. Insurance fraud can… Keep Reading >>
The onset of summer weather means more motorcyclists on the road. You’ve probably seen the bumper stickers that remind you to “Share the Road” with motorcycles, but what does that mean? Let’s examine how you can remain alert and safe while helping motorcyclists stay out of harm’s way. Quick Facts About Motorcycle Accidents People commonly… Keep Reading >>
Car accidents are always upsetting, and if you’ve been injured by another driver’s negligence, you’re likely feeling somewhat adrift. This is no time to go rogue; you need an experienced car accident attorney. While most car accident claims are settled out of court, some claims are disputed and need to proceed toward a court date…. Keep Reading >>
Summer is undeniably on its way, and with summer, come family road trips. Whether you’re heading out to a National Park, a mega amusement park, or a family reunion, it’s a good idea to take the time to help ensure that your trip will go smoothly—with no unpleasant surprises. Fortunately, AAA is on hand to… Keep Reading >>
It’s nearly June, and that means it’s almost National Safety Month. The National Safety Council spearheads this effort to reduce those leading causes of injuries and fatalities on the job, on the road, and in the home. Each week in June focuses on a different facet of safety—emergency preparedness, wellness, falls, and driving—and it’s a… Keep Reading >>