Is Danger Lurking in Champaign, Illinois?
Only 11% of cities in the United States are more dangerous than Champaign, Illinois. With approximately 830 violent crimes each year, residents and visitors frequently fall victim to instances of rape, robbery, assault, and murder. In fact, with a violent crime rate of 9.34, the city is almost as dangerous as Chicago per capita. In 2019, the city of just 89,000 saw 661 assaults, 94 robberies, 73 rapes, and 2 murders.
Although there were only 6 fatality crashes in Champaign in 2019, countless drivers, passengers, and pedestrians are seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents in the city each year. There were 808 injury accidents in the city in 2019. Many of these crashes occurred because of impaired driving, distracted driving, and speeding.
Our Champaign Injury Lawyers Handle the Following Types of Cases
The Champaign injury lawyers at Strong Law Offices handle the following types of negligence cases:
About Champaign, Illinois
Champaign, Illinois is a university town centered in a fertile farm area. The city features an impressive park system, urban shopping choices and a variety of bigger city perks. IN 2017, the city’s restaurants, breweries and food trucks helped the Champaign-Urbana community to be named Midwest Living’s Greatest Midwest Food Town.
Champaign has a diverse economy that is anchored by agriculture, medicine, and education. The city is widely known as the home of University of Illinois, which is also the top employer in Champaign. Other top employers in the area include Carle Hospital, Champaign Unit 4 School District, Kraft-Heinz, and FedEx. Champaign houses offices for Abbott, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Caterpillar, Deere & Company, Dow Chemical Company, IBM, State Farm, and Intel.
Carle Foundation Hospital and OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center are the major medical facilities in Champaign, Illinois.
Champaign is frequently referred to as the hub, or a significant landmark, of the Silicon Prairie. The city sits at the intersection of interstates 57 and 74 in Illinois, in the center of a Chicago-Indianapolis-St. Louis triangle.
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