Rockford Injury Lawyer

Rockford Personal Injury Lawyer

If you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury in Rockford, IL at no fault of your own, you could be entitled to financial compensation for your losses. Contact TorHoerman Law to talk to an experienced Rockford personal injury lawyer about your legal options today, free of charge and no obligation required.

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Rockford Personal Injury Law Firm

Unfortunately, personal injuries are inevitable. These injuries can have life-altering impacts to yourself as well as your loved ones. Our team of expert Rockford Personal Injury Lawyers will make sure that you are not going through this difficult process alone. Contact a legal representative at TorHoerman Law Firm to find out if you are eligible for financial compensation through a Rockford personal injury lawsuit.  

History of Rockford, Illinois

Rockford, Illinois, was first settled in 1834 by three men from Galena. Since the city is located halfway between Chicago and Galena, it was briefly known as “Midway”. However, the name was soon changed to “Rockford” because of the ford across Rock River. Early settlers of the area were predominately from New York state and New England, but the town soon acquired a relatively diverse population. Many Irish-born immigrants arrived in the 1850s. Following the Civil War, Swedish immigrants followed suit in large numbers and quickly became the largest ethnic group in the city. Today, the population has rapidly expanded to include over 147,000 residents.  

Rockford, IL Demographics

Accord to Rockford, IL demographic data, Rockford has a population of 149,000 people with a median age of 36.5. Twelve percent of residents were born outside of the country. The four largest ethnic groups in the area today include:
  • White (54.1%)
  • Black or African American (21.2%)
  • Hispanic (16.5%)
  • Asian (3.2%)
 

Places to Visit in Rockford, IL

Rockford is a diverse town with an array of extravagant opportunities throughout the community. There is a little something for everyone in this charming Midwest town. Some of the city’s top attractions include:

Rockford Art Museum

The mission of the Rockford Art Museum is to foster creativity and build community through visual arts. Its goals have always included attracting memberships to acquire and sustain a permanent collection within a permanent gallery space of its own, for the educational and cultural expansion of its community. The museum is comprised of more than 2,000 pieces of art. The RAM Permanent Collection consists of modern and contemporary American art from the 19th and 20th centuries through today.

Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden

The Klehm Arboretum has an assortment of plant life unlike any other natural area in the United States. The site includes many unique species from throughout the U.S. that normally do not thrive in this region, plus the Midwest’s most vigorous evergreen collection.

Forest Preserves of Winnebago County

The Forest Preserves of Winnebago County are home to endless possibilities for visitors. The area includes hundreds of hiking trails, four rivers, four campgrounds, and three golf courses all spread throughout the 10,000-acre property. The Forest Preserve District is dedicated to protecting, conserving, enhancing, and promoting Winnebago County’s natural heritage for the environmental, educational, and recreational benefit of present and future generations.

Rock River

There are numerous different ways for residents to enjoy the river. Obviously, boating and kayaking are the most common activities along the river. However, you can find several other opportunities for recreation. Visitors can relax at Joe Marino Park, get a bite to eat at the riverside Owly Oop Sports Pub, or have a drink at Prairie Street Brewing Company that overlooks the water.  

Emergency Services in Rockford, IL

In the event of an emergency, it is important to know who to contact and how to contact them.

Here is a list of specific emergency care providers throughout the area:
  • Emergency (Police, Fire, Medical, Rescue) - 911
  • Non-Emergency Police and Fire - 815-966-2900
  • Poison Control - 800-222-1222
  • City of Rockford – 779-348-7661
  • OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center – 815-226-2000
    • 5666 E. State Street, Rockford, Illinois
  • Rockford Memorial Hospital – 815-971-5000
    • 2400 N. Rockton Avenue, Rockford, Illinois
  • Swedish American Hospital – 815-968-4400
    • 1401 E. State Street, Rockford, Illinois
 

Hiring a Rockford Personal Injury Lawyer

It is crucial for you to find the correct Rockford personal injury lawyer for your specific case. You deserve an experienced attorney that will fight for the justice you deserve. Your Rockford personal injury lawyer will be responsible for proving that the defendant in the case is legally at fault for your injury. Proving liability is a major factor in determining how much compensation is awarded to plaintiffs. TorHoerman Law is a team of expert personal injury attorneys who have won more than $4 billion for our clients in verdicts and negotiated settlements. We specialize in personal injury settlements in Rockford and the surrounding areas. Our Rockford personal injury law firm operates on a contingency fee basis. Thus, we do not receive any payment until you are fully compensated for your damages or losses. Contact a legal representative today to discuss your legal options.  

Filing a Rockford Personal Injury Lawsuit

The civil litigation process  is excruciatingly detailed and requires extensive knowledge of the legal system. There are several different steps that must be taken to ensure that your Rockford personal injury lawsuit is as solid as possible. Once you have established that you have suffered an injury; you must be able to prove that you did your best to treat the damage. Mitigation is one of the more crucial steps in any personal injury lawsuit. Secondly, you will need to obtain tangible evidence that supports your claim. Understandably, without evidence, your likelihood of financial compensation significantly declines. Finally, an experienced Rockford personal injury attorney will likely attempt to settle the lawsuit outside of the courtroom. Thus, you would not have to attend a trial. However, some claims must be settled through courtroom arguments which typically lengthen the amount of time it takes to get to a resolution.

TorHoerman Law – Your Personal Injury Law Firm

At TorHoerman Law, we understand the full scope of damage that personal injuries can cause. We stand by our clients’ side every step of the way. If you or a loved one have suffered an injury or loss as the result of another party’s negligence, you may be entitled to a personal injury settlement. Contact a Rockford personal injury lawyer at TorHoerman Law Firm today at (312) 313-2273 to review your best path of legal action. Additionally, you should use the chatbox below for free, no-obligation case consultation with an experienced legal professional.  

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RESULTS

MORE THAN $4 BILLION AWARDED
IN VERDICTS & NEGOTIATED SETTLEMENTS

$2.4
BILLION

ACTOS INJURY LAWSUIT
PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT

$1.5
BILLION

SYNGENTA CORN LAWSUIT
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE

$650
MILLION

PRADAXA INJURY LAWSUIT
PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT

$103.8
MILLION

COX-2 INHIBITORS INJURY
PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT

$20
MILLION

TOXIC TORT INJURY
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE

$16.05
MILLION

ANTIDEPRESSANT INJURY
PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT

$14.8
MILLION

ANTY-PSYCHOTIC DRUG INJURY
PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT

$12.4
MILLION

BIRTH CONTROL BLOOD CLOT
PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT

$11.9
MILLION

HORMONE REPLACEMENT INJURY
PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT

$8
MILLION

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE MEDICATION INJURY
PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT

$4.6
MILLION

BLOATING DRUG INJURY
PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT

$4
MILLION

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY AT DAYCARE
PERSONAL INJURY

$3.4
MILLION

HEART SURGERY DRUG INJURY
PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT

$2.9
MILLION

SGLT-2 INHIBITOR INJURY
PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT

$2.8
MILLION

DEFECTIVE HEART DEVICE INJURY
MEDICAL DEVICE

$2.6
MILLION

POPCORN LUNG INJURY
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE

$1.9
MILLION

TYPE 2 DIABETES DRUG INJURY
PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT

$1.65
MILLION

POWER MORCELLATORS INJURY
MEDICAL DEVICE

$1.5
MILLION

CAR ACCIDENT
PERSONAL INJURY

$900
THOUSAND

DEFECTIVE HIP REPLACEMENT
MEDICAL DEVICE

$800
THOUSAND

DAYCARE INJURY
PERSONAL INJURY

$403
THOUSAND

FLUOROQUINOLONES TENDON RUPTURE
PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT

$300
THOUSAND

SLIP AND FALL
PERSONAL INJURY

$200
THOUSAND

DEFECTIVE HIP LAWSUIT
MEDICAL DEVICE

$150
THOUSAND

PHARMACEUTICAL MALPRACTICE INJURY
PERSONAL INJURY

$100
THOUSAND

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT
PERSONAL INJURY

$100
THOUSAND

ACCIDENT RESULTING IN SHOULDER INJURY
PERSONAL INJURY

$100
THOUSAND

AUTO ACCIDENT
PERSONAL INJURY

$100
THOUSAND

DOG BITE INJURY
PERSONAL INJURY

$60
THOUSAND

SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENT
PERSONAL INJURY

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