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Tazewell County Personal Injury Lawyers

Pekin, Illinois, is the county seat of Tazewell County. The 2010 United States Census states that 135,394 individuals live in the county. Most of the population of Tazewell County resides on its western border. The state legislature formed Tazewell County in 1827 taking a portion of Peoria County.

The Tazewell County personal injury attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC provide legal representation to the residents of Tazewell, Illinois, who suffered a severe injury caused by others. If you were injured or you lost a loved one through wrongful death, contact our Tazewell County Law firm at (888) 424-5757 now to discuss your case. Let us protect your rights to ensure you receive financial compensation from recovering your damages.

Additional County Information

Tazewell County was named after US Senator Littleton Tazewell, who became the Governor of Virginia in 1834. Statistics show that the total area of the county is 658 square miles with only 9.0 square miles of water surface area.

Counties adjacent to Tazewell County include:

  • Peoria County
  • Fulton County
  • Logan County
  • McLean County
  • Woodford County
  • Mason County

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

  • Delevan
  • Marquette Heights
  • East Peoria
  • Pekin
  • Morton
  • Washington
  • Armington
  • Green Valley
  • North Pekin
  • South Pekin
  • Hopedale
  • Mackinac
  • Deer Creek
  • Creve Couer
  • Allentown
  • Heritage Lake
  • Parkland
  • Normandale
  • Groveland
  • Dillon
  • Boynton
  • Tremont
  • Winkel
  • Cincinnati
  • Elm Grove
  • Fond du Lac
  • Little Mackinac
  • Spring Lake
  • Sand Prairie
  • Hittle
Living and Working in Tazewell County

Many individuals choose to live and work in Tazewell County due to its comfortable year-round climate and weather. The US Weather Bureau indicates that Pekin, the county seat, maintains an average low 14°F during the winter months, and a high of 86°F in the summer months.

The 2010 US Census revealed that there are 54,146 households in Tazewell County. The racial makeup of Tazewell is primarily White, with some African Americans, Asians, and Native Americans. The ancestral heritage of the community is made up mostly of immigrants from Germany, Ireland, England, and America. Less than five percent of the population is age 65 and older.

Men in the community tend to earn more money than women. The median income for males is $50,372 in Tazewell County versus $34,747 for females. Nearly eight percent of the county population lives below the poverty line.

The largest employers in Tazewell County and the surrounding area include:

  • Pekin Hospital
  • Pekin Insurance
  • Pekin Grade School District 108
  • Pekin Community High School District 303
  • Excel Foundry and Machine Corporation
Tazewell County Courthouse

The Illinois 10th Judicial Circuit Court provides legal services and hears cases between 8:30 AM at 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. The courthouse is located at:

Tazewell County Courthouse
342 Court Street
Pekin, IL 61554
(309) 477-2214 (Civil Division)
(309) 477-2775 (Criminal Division)
(309) 477-2213 (Jury Division)

The Tazewell County Circuit Clerk, Lincoln Hobson, provides online services including attorney information, child support, divorce data, forms, fee schedules, and expungement information. Many court records are available that date back to 1824 (deed records) and swampland records (1850 – 1863).

County Transportation

Residents and visitors can enter Tazewell County from the West (Bloomington, Illinois) on Interstate 74 and Illinois State Routes 122 and 9. Roads in Tazewell County just east of Peoria include Interstates 74 and 474. The major roads crisscrossing the county include:

  • Interstate 74
  • Interstate 155
  • Interstate 474
  • US Highway 24
  • US Highway 150
  • Illinois Route 8
  • Illinois Route 9
  • Illinois Route 29
  • Illinois Route 98
  • Illinois Route 116
  • Illinois Route 122

Local air travel is available at Pekin Municipal Airport (South Pekin, Illinois) and Manito Mitchell Airport.

Educational Opportunities

Tazewell County is home to St. Francis Medical Center College and the missionary Baptist Institute. All educational institutes and establishments include:

  • Missionary Baptist Institute
  • St. Francis Medical Center College
  • UIC College of Nursing
  • Western College Macomb, Illinois
  • Illinois Central College – Pekin Campus
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
  • Deer Creek – Mackinac High School
  • Grundy Elementary School
  • Georgetown Middle School
  • Lincoln Elementary School
  • Beverly Manor Junior High School
  • Pekin Community High School
  • Willow Primary School
  • Eureka College
Tazewell County Area Medical Centers

UnityPoint and OSF provide exceptional medical care to the residents, tourists, and visitors of Tazewell County. A comprehensive list of medical centers, hospitals, nursing facilities in the county include:

  • UnityPoint Health – Pekin
  • UnityPoint Clinic at Pekin
  • UnityPoint Health – Methodist
  • Pekin Urgent Care
  • Hopedale Medical Complex
  • OSF San Francisco Prompt Care
  • OSF St. Francis Medical Center
  • Kindred Hospital – Peoria
  • Children’s Hospital of Illinois
  • Proctor Hospital
  • Pekin Hospital
  • Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
  • Behavioral Medicine Services at Pekin Hospital

Local area nursing facilities in Tazewell County include:

  • Aperion Care Morton Villa
  • Apostolic Christian Restmor
  • Fond Du Lac Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
  • Generations at Riverview
  • Hallmark House Nursing Center
  • Pekin Manor Nursing Home
  • Rosewood Care Center of East Peoria
  • Timbercreek Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
  • Washington Senior Living Nursing Care
Area Attractions

Even though Tazewell County has a small-town atmosphere in a rural environment, there are numerous activities, attractions, and things to do in Pekin and the surrounding area. Local area attractions include:

  • Pekin Memorial Ice Arena
  • Fall Fun Fests
  • Lick Creek Golf Course
  • Dirksen Congressional Research Center
  • Pekin Public Library
  • Tazewell County Genealogical and Historical Society
  • Tazewell County Historic Places
  • Tazewell County Museum
Talk to a Tazewell County Law Personal Injury attorney

If you believe you or your loved one has been injured through the reckless actions of another, it is time to talk to a Tazewell County Law personal injury attorney now. Contact Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC today to speak with our legal representatives about protecting your rights and obtaining financial compensation to recover your losses and damages. We accept all personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits/claims through contingency fee agreements. These arrangements postpone all payments for our legal services until after we have negotiated an out of court settlement on your behalf or win your case at trial.

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

Client Reviews
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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
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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
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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
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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