Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers represent people injured in accidents and medical negligence cases in Springfield, Illinois. Our law firm is truly committed to the success of you case as we work exclusively on a contingency fee basis where we receive a legal fee only when we have recovered financial compensation for you.
If you or a loved one is in need of a Springfield personal injury lawyer, complete the case intake form and receive a complimentary case evaluation from an attorney who has experience with cases like your. Illinois has strict legal time requirements for pursuing a civil claim for injuries, we urge you not to delay or risk the chance that your case could be barred by a statute of limitations.A City With Rich History
Not many Midwest cities can boast the historical significance that Springfield, IL offers. Although much of the early history of the U.S. is limited to the eastern portion of the country, Springfield touts one of the most revered and historically vital presidents, Abraham Lincoln, among its own. Also the state capitol of Illinois and a hub during the Civil War period, Springfield has a rich political history.Historical Events
Springfield was settled by trappers and traders around the first decade of the 1800’s and was known as Calhoun until it was renamed in 1832 to its current name. First it became the county seat and then in 1839 it was named the state capitol, surmounting the previous two towns with the title.
There have been several events over the last two hundred years in this relatively small city of just over 115,000.
- President Lincoln. The 16th president of the United States lived in Springfield from 1837 to 1861, when he left to take his position as president. He gave his famous Lyceum address in Springfield and also his farewell speech before leaving for Washington.
- Civil War. The city was host to the first regiments to train and serve under Ulysses S. Grant and was a political and financial resource throughout the war.
- Springfield Race Riot. In 1908, a three-day race riot plagued the streets of Springfield. Six people were murdered and only after thousands of militiamen took control of the city did the rioting stop.
- President Obama. In 2007, the 44th future president, Barrack Obama, made history in Springfield when he announced his candidacy for president at the site of the Old State Capitol building.
Springfield is located in the central part of Illinois, near the junction of I-55 and I-72. Being the state capitol, the largest employer in Springfield is the state of Illinois. The state government employs over 17,000 people in the surrounding area and the local or county governments employ roughly another 13,000. The State Capitol is located at 2nd and Capitol. The City Hall is located at 300 S 7th St # 305. For information about the local and state government, you can visit the city’s website at www.springfield.il.us or call them at (217) 789-2151.
The 2nd largest employer in Springfield is the healthcare industry. Springfield has two major hospitals that rank 2nd and 3rd in employment after the state government.
Memorial Medical Center
701 North 1st Street
St. John’s Hospital
800 East Carpenter Street
The city of Springfield is teeming with historical relevance and the residents are part of a community that will continue to make political history.
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Springfield residents can call on Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers for a free consultation in the case of a personal injury or if they are victim to negligence. Our offices are in Chicago, however our lawyers can also meet with you at your home, office or even at the hospital in Springfield if needed. We work on a contingency fee arrangement so unless we are able to secure a financial settlement, you are not obligated to pay us a fee. Call us anytime of day for a free consultation and we can confidentially discuss your Springfield personal injury case.
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