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Cyclists Rally for Legislation

http://www.kmov.com/news/local/Cyclists-demand-more-legal-protections-at-protest-outside-St-Louis-City-Hall-269899381.html

This Monday, August 4, 2014, bicyclists held a rally outside of City Hall to advocate for bicycle rights. The downtown St. Louis rally focused on increased legal protections- and increased awareness of the legal protections that already exist for bicyclists.

Recently a fifty-four year old man was tragically killed while riding a bicycle in North St. Louis. There have been over eighty-nine bicycle and motor vehicle accidents this year in Missouri. These types of accidents are often very dangerous for bicyclists, even with the protection of a helmet. St. Louis bicycle commuters are asking for increased bike lanes throughout the city and a three-foot passing law to ensure better safety for bicyclists. Mayor Slay's office has responded with a plan for ninety-seven more miles of bike lanes within the city. Hopefully, this type of support can increase the safety of bicycling in the Metro St. Louis area.

The personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC are experienced with bicycle accident claims and can help you or someone you know who has been in a bicycle or motor vehicle accident. We have a track record of recovering millions of dollars due to car accidents and helping clients recover from their traumatic experience. Our personal injury attorneys are licensed in Missouri and Illinois. We have logged thousands of hours on the phone with insurance companies and recovered millions of dollars for medical bills, pain and suffering, and property damage. We have over 80 years of combined experience. Please contact us at (314) 436-9958 or (800) 391-4318 for a no-obligation assessment of your potential case.

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