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Peoria County Personal Injury Lawyers

Peoria, Illinois, is the county seat of Peoria County. According to the US Census from 2010, the county is populated with more than 186,000 residents who reside in the Peoria, Illinois Metro statistical area. The state legislature formed Peoria County in 1825, taking a portion of Fulton County.

The Peoria County personal injury attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC provide legal representation to the residents of Peoria, Illinois, who suffered a severe injury caused by others. If you or your loved one were injured in a vehicle accident, through medical malpractice, a slip and fall incident, or wrongful death, contact us today at (888) 424-5757 to discuss your case. Let us begin working on your behalf to ensure your rights are protected.

Additional County Information

Peoria County sits in the northwest quadrant of the State of Illinois. The county is 631 square miles in size, of which eleven square miles is water surface area. According to the US Weather Bureau, Peoria, Illinois, maintains an average low 14°F during the winter months, and a high of 86°F during the summer. The average monthly precipitation is 1.5 inches in January and 4.17 inches in May.

Significant cities, villages, and unincorporated communities and townships in Peoria County include:

  • Chillicothe
  • Elmwood
  • Peoria
  • West Peoria
  • Bartonville
  • Hanna City
  • Kingston Mines
  • Peoria Heights
  • Princeville
  • Dunlap
  • Bellevue
  • Norwood
  • Lake Camelot
  • Rome
  • Edgewater
  • Lawn Ridge
  • Orchard Mines
  • Pottstown
  • Vets Row
  • Smithville
  • Monica
  • Holmes Center
  • Akron
  • Kickapoo
  • Rosefield
  • Richwoods
  • Millbrook
  • Limestone

Counties adjacent to Peoria County include:

  • Knox County
  • Tazewell County
  • Fulton County
  • Woodford County
  • Marshall County
  • Stark County

Living and Working in Peoria County

According to the 2010 US Census, there are more than 75,790 households in Peoria County. The racial makeup is primarily
White with African-Americans, Asians, and Native Americans. The ancestral heritage of Peoria County is mostly immigrants from Germany, Ireland, England, and America.

The household median income is $49,747. Men tend to earn more at $51,246 compared to women earning $32,881. Less than eight percent of the population is age 65 and older. The major employment sectors in Peoria County include manufacturing, education, health care, leisure, hospitality, finance, government, and insurance. The largest employers of Peoria County include:

  • Caterpillar Inc.
  • OSF Health Care
  • St. Francis Medical Center
  • Central Illinois Light Company
  • School District 150
  • Bradley University
  • Methodist Medical Center
  • Keystone Steel and Wire
  • Kroger Company
  • Walmart
  • Pekin Insurance
  • University Of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
  • Illinois Mutual Life Insurance Company
  • Kmart Corporation
  • AES Great Plains
  • Walgreen Co.
  • USDA Agricultural Research Service
  • Macy’s Retail Holdings, Inc.
  • Argonaut Great Central Insurance Company
  • Proctor Health Care, Inc.
  • MH Logistics Corporation
  • JC Penney Corporation Incorporated
  • Komatsu American International
Peoria County Courthouse

The 10th Judicial Circuit Court provides legal services and assistance to the residents and visitors of Peoria County. The county offers an online Self-Help Center to assist you in finding information concerning your legal responsibilities and rights. Additionally, there is a Legal Self-Help Center in the law library of the Peoria County Courthouse in room 211. The courthouse is located at:

Peoria County Courthouse
324 Main St.
Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 672-6056

The local Bar Associaton and contact information in Peoria County include:

Peoria County Bar Association
110 SW Jefferson Ave., Suite 520
Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 674-6049

County Transportation

The major transportation routes crisscrossing Peoria County include:

  • Interstate 74
  • Interstate 474
  • US Route 24
  • US Route 150
  • Illinois Route 6
  • Illinois Route 8
  • Illinois Route 9
  • Illinois Route 29
  • Illinois Route 40
  • Illinois Route 78
  • Illinois Route 90
  • Illinois Route 91
  • Illinois Route 116
  • Illinois Route 336

Local air travel in the community includes General Wayne Downing Peoria International Airport and Mount Hawley Auxiliary Airport.

Educational Opportunities

Peoria County is home to renowned Benedictine University and the Midwest Technical Institute. The major colleges, universities, and school districts in the county include:

  • Midwest Technical Institute
  • Benedictine University
  • St. Mary’s University of Minnesota
  • Methodist College
  • Bradley University
  • Midstate College
  • St. Francis Medical Center College of Nursing
  • Tricoci University of Beauty Culture – Peoria
  • Bartonville School District 66
  • Hollins Consolidated School District 328
  • Elmwood Community Unit School District 322
  • Limestone Walters Community Consolidated School District 316
  • Pleasant Valley School District 62
  • Pleasant Hill School District 69
  • Princeville Community Unit School District 326
Peoria County Area Medical Centers

Residents and visitors of Peoria County have access to some of the best available medical care in all of Illinois. The list of major hospitals, medical centers, nursing facilities in the community include:

  • OSF St. Francis Medical Center
  • OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois – Pediatric
  • Kindred Hospital – Peoria
  • OSF Center for Health – Route 91
  • Unity Point Health Methodist
  • Children’s Hospital of Illinois
  • Illinois Medical Center
  • OSF Forest Park
  • Fresenius Medical Care at Greater Peoria
  • Fresenius Medical Care at Proctor Hospital
  • OSF Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Center
  • Methodist Medical Center
  • Fresenius Kidney Care
  • Unity Pointe Health – Pekin
  • OSF Medical Group – Surgery
  • Central Illinois Endoscopic Center

Local area nursing facilities include:

  • Aperion Care Peoria Heights
  • Apostolic Christians Skylines
  • Cornerstone Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
  • Generations at Peoria
  • Headington Oaks
  • Heritage Health – Chillicothe
  • The Lutheran Home
  • Manor Court of Peoria
  • Proctor Community Hospital Skilled Nursing Center
  • Rosewood Care Center of Peoria
  • Sharon Health Care Elms
  • Sharon Health Care Pines
  • Sharon Health Care Willows
Area Attractions and Things to Do

Residents and tourists enjoy a variety of area attractions and things to do year-round in Peoria County. Some of these attractions include:

  • Peoria Zoo
  • Erie Riverfront Museum
  • Dozer Park
  • Caterpillar Visitors Center
  • Peoria Playhouse Children’s Museum
  • Forest Park
  • Dan Fogelberg Memorial
  • Louisville Slugger Sports Complex
  • Luthy Botanical Garden
  • Peoria Holocaust Memorial
  • Corn Stock Theater
  • Sculpture Walk Peoria
  • Peoria Players Theater
  • Northmoor Observatory
  • Giant Oak Park
  • Golf Learning Center and Academy
  • The Fox Love and Café
  • Kenny’s Westside Hub
  • The Blue Duck Barbecue Tavern
  • World on Wheels Segway Tours
  • Forest Park Nature Center
  • Peoria Farmers Market and Metro Centre
  • Peoria Historical Society
  • The Clubs at River City
  • Peoria Civic Center
Speak With a Peoria County Law Personal Injury Attorney

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC is ready to discuss your case involving personal injury or wrongful death. Contact our Peoria County law firm today at (888) 424-5757 to speak with a representative. We accept all personal injury cases and wrongful death lawsuits through contingency fee agreements. These arrangements postpone payment of all legal services until we win your case at trial or negotiate an acceptable out of court settlement.

If you have any questions about legal procedures and are looking for additional information on the valuation of cases in Peoria County, look here.

Client Reviews
Jonathan Rosenfeld was professionally objective, timely, and knowledgeable. Also, his advice was extremely effective regarding my case. In addition, Jonathan was understanding and patient pertaining to any of my questions or concerns. I was very happy with the end result and I highly recommend Jonathan Rosenfeld. Michonne Proulx
Extremely impressed with this law firm. They took control of a bad motorcycle crash that left my uncle seriously injured. Without any guarantee of a financial recovery, they went out and hired accident investigators and engineers to help prove how the accident happened. I am grateful that they worked on a contingency fee basis as there was no way we could have paid for these services on our own. Ethan Armstrong
This lawyer really helped me get compensation for my motorcycle accident case. I know there is no way that I could have gotten anywhere near the amount that Mr. Rosenfeld was able to get to settle my case. Thank you. Daniel Kaim
Jonathan helped my family heal and get compensation after our child was suffered a life threatening injury at daycare. He was sympathetic and in constant contact with us letting us know all he knew every step of the way. We were so blessed to find Jonathan! Giulia
Jonathan did a great job helping my family navigate through a lengthy lawsuit involving my grandmother's death in a nursing home. Through every step of the case, Jonathan kept my family informed of the progression of the case. Although our case eventually settled at a mediation, I really was impressed at how well prepared Jonathan was to take the case to trial. Lisa