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 >>
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!
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 >>
The aftermath of an injury-causing accident can leave victims with many questions. In many cases, victims are justifiably concerned about how they are going to make a living, especially if there is some question as to whether they will be able to work in the same capacity as they did before the accident. Fortunately, in… Keep Reading >>
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 >>
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 >>