Cook County

Cook County is a county in the United States state of Illinois, with its county seat in Chicago. It is the second most populous county in the US after Los Angeles County, California. The county has 5,231,351 residents, which is 40.6 percent of all Illinois residents. Cook County's population is larger than that of 29 individual U.S. states and the combined populations of the seven smallest states. There are over 130 incorporated municipalities in Cook County, the largest of which is Chicago, which makes up approximately 54% of the population of the county. That part of the county which lies outside of the Chicago city limits is divided into 30 townships.
Posts about Cook County
  • Test Post!

    … We help injured people throughout the State of Illinois and are based in the Metropolitan Area of Chicago. We serve the Chicagoland area, including Cook County, Will County, Kane County, DuPage County, Lake County, and Kendall County, and all other cities and counties in Illinois. Find your city here. If you’ve been injured, we are available 24…

    Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 13 readers -
  • $50,000 Policy Limit in Multiple-Car Accident

    … Recently, a man was traveling west through Cook County, when another vehicle, going east, struck another car before spinning out and hitting his vehicle in a head-on collision. After this multiple-car accident, the man was transported by the Alsip Fire Department to Christ Medical Center where he stayed for five days to treat his various injuries…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 19 readers -
  • Common Mistakes by Cook Country Drivers

    … Cook County is highly populated. With more than 5.2 million residents, it is no surprise that the area sees a great deal of collisions and traffic-related fatalities. As of mid- December, Cook County witnessed 959 fatal crashes, resulting in more than 1,038 deaths in 2016. The year-end tally will be higher and you may see the final number…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 11 readers -
  • Dallas Laser Treatment Injury Lawyer

    … them in a targeted manner. Tattoos, due to their ink, are often mistaken as follicles, leading to laser devices targeting the ink, which then leads to formation of burns and permanent scarring. Laser treatment injury lawsuits. A woman in Cook County filed a lawsuit alleging negligence when she suffered severe, second-degree burns after undergoing…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 25 readers -
  • Major Car Accidents on Interstates

    … Unfortunately, it isn’t unusual for the news to discuss a fatal accident on one of Illinois’ major interstates. News of a multi-care pileup or a death occurs weekly. The northern counties of the state are crisscrossed with freeways, including the ever-busy I-55, I-65, I-80, I-90, I-94, and I-290. There are at least 10 major interstates in Cook…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 30 readers -
  • Chamber Attempts to Thwart Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law

    … other states and the District of Columbia. Already, Philadelphia and Alleghany County have enacted similar whistleblower ordinances. Unfortunately, corporate lobbyists have killed off recent attempts. And they are at it again. What is at the heart of the controversy? Fraud. Simply put, the government does not have enough resources to fight fraud…

    Due Diligence- 36 readers -
  • Work Zone Accidents

    … was killed in an accident in a construction zone on I-90. Current Construction Woes Much of Cook County and the collar counties are under construction. Improvements along I-90 continue to be made, Illinois is undertaking a significant project on the Jane Byrne exchange, and the state is widening the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway. The six-way intersection…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 24 readers -
  • Illinois Highways Are No Stranger To Accidents

    … on Illinois highways that year and another 242 motorcyclists were injured. While IDOT doesn’t break it down by region, it wouldn’t be surprising if a significant percentage of these deaths and injuries occurred on Cook County freeways. The Dan Ryan, Stevenson, Edens, Kennedy, and Eisenhower expressways are all known for traffic congestion, speeding…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 68 readers -
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