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Bruce A. Hagen talks to ATL City Council members at the Mobility and Safety Town Hall Meeting

By Bruce A. Hagen | Aug 27, 2019

Fighting for the most vulnerable users on Atlanta’s dangerous streets isn’t just about being a good personal injury lawyer, being an experienced litigator or having a successful law practice. It takes more than standing up to the insurance companies and...

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Sandy Springs needs to address the dangerous conditions on Roswell Road

By Bruce A. Hagen | Aug 19, 2019

In the last month, there have been at least 3 reported cases of people, some on foot, some on bike, being injured by negligent drivers on Roswell Road. Whether someone is a pedestrian or a bicyclist, they are all people...

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Why you need Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist (UM/UIM) Coverage

By Bruce A. Hagen | Aug 16, 2019

When I first spoke to S., she couldn’t remember anything about being run over.  She could only recall walking her dog near the park, then waking up in an ambulance.  S. had been walking her dog near Grant Park when,...

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The Future of Electric Scooters

By Bruce A. Hagen | Aug 6, 2019

The future of electric scooters in the City of Atlanta, and around the country, is getting complicated. While there is much to recommend the motorized two-wheelers – less dependence on cars and zero internal combustion engine pollution — among other...

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Electric Scooters & Your Safety

By Bruce A. Hagen | May 20, 2019

Bird, Bolt, Lime, Scoot, Skip and Spin look like a list of spelling words but the six are among a score of companies vying for their piece of the increasingly lucrative electric scooter business. Drive anywhere in Atlanta — Buckhead,...

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Atlanta Electric Scooter Death

By Bruce A. Hagen | May 18, 2019

  Early Friday morning, a 20-year-old man riding an electric scooter was hit and killed after leaving a southwest Atlanta MARTA station. This is the first fatal accident involving an electric scooter in Atlanta. Atlanta police said that the man...

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How to Fire Your Personal Injury Attorney

By Bruce A. Hagen | May 8, 2019

We trust attorneys with closing our cases, proving our innocence, winning us the highest possible claim and many other law practices. Every now and then, some may realize that their choice in attorney or law firm wasn’t the best fit...

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Bruce Hagen and Ken Rosskopf Talk Bike Law with the AJC

By Bruce A. Hagen | May 7, 2019

A recent article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution details some of the common frustrations bicyclists face when motorist don’t respect the rules of sharing the road. Bill Torpy of the AJC spoke with Hagen and Rosskopf to get their expert...

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House Passes Bills That Threaten Your Right To A Fair Settlement

By Bruce A. Hagen | Mar 16, 2017

Three bills recently passed the house that threaten your right to a fair settlement, and there is yet another coming down that pipeline that you should be aware of.  We urge you to contact your Senators and representatives before these...

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Cycling Law Enforcement Outreach in Georgia

By Bruce A. Hagen | Feb 17, 2017

Article by Bruce Hagen for bikelaw.com This past November, Fulton County elected a new sheriff. (Yes, there’s literally a New Sheriff in Town.) During the run-up to the election, one of the candidates posted a tasteless video of John Wayne...

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