Important Road Laws St. Louis Cyclists Should Know


Bicycling is a popular pastime in Missouri. The state’s varied terrain and rolling hills make it a cyclist’s dream destination. St. Louis offers cyclists bicycle groups for all ages, scenic trails, and family-friendly rides like the Meramec Greenway and Arnold’s Grove Trailhead. St. Louis also has a bike-friendly urban area with an extensive greenway bike…

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Does My Driving Record Affect My Car Accident Case?


After a car accident with injuries, the victim may quickly feel overwhelmed by medical bills, property damage to their vehicle, and lost paychecks while they’re recovering from their injuries. In Missouri’s fault-based insurance state, in order to recover the maximum compensation for their damages, they must prove the other driver was at fault for the…

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Consumer Products That Are Most Likely to Be Defective


As consumers, we’ve all experienced disappointment and frustration when a product doesn’t live up to expectations, but when a product causes a serious injury due to a defect, the consumer wasn’t merely exploited by a greedy manufacturer, they were directly injured due to a manufacturer’s negligence. Product manufacturers owe a duty of care to design,…

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[Study] The Deadliest and Safest Cities for Pedestrians


It’s dangerous out there if you’re a pedestrian. The number of pedestrians killed in car crashes has skyrocketed to more than 7,500, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. Not only does that figure represent a 77% increase in pedestrian fatalities since 2010 — compared to 25% for all other traffic fatalities — but it’s…

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Missouri’s New Ban on Distracted Driving


Distracted driving has been a growing problem in the decades since the popularity explosion of the iPhone and society’s growing dependence on electronic devices. While most people surveyed believe they can safely read and answer a text while driving, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration calls texting “an alarming distraction,” and demonstrates that at 55mph,…

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