Blue Island, Illinois
Blue Island is a suburban city in Cook County, Illinois. The estimated population is 23,463 residents. Blue Island obtained its name from its blue appearance. Formed from a glacier, from a distance, it appeared to be a blue island of land surrounded by water. Blue Island is situated 34 miles from O'Hare Airport, and 12.5 miles from Midway Airport. Western Ave in Blue Island is part of the historic Dixie Highway that connected Chicago with Miami, Florida.
Blue Island's central business district (‘uptown' to the locals) served as an important regional commercial center. The streets of its Uptown area, was lined with stores such as Woolworth's, Kline's, Sears, Montgomery Ward, Spiegel and Steak ‘n Shake. Downtown Blue Island is known for its antique stores, art galleries, ethnic delicatessens and fine dining. Blue Island is home to Metro South Medical Center. It was founded in 1905 as Saint Francis Hospital by the Sisters of St. Mary, whom relinquished ownership of the facility to Metro South Medical Center on July 30, 2008. Blue Island was the home of the actor Gary Sinise. Sinise helped to found the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago.
The Blue Island Police Department is the police agency that investigated Blue Island car accidents, motorcycle accidents, and truck accident. The Blue Island Police Department is located at 13031 S. Greenwood Avenue, Blue Island, IL 60406. If you are involved in an accident in Blue Island involving personal injury, call 911. To order an Illinois Traffic Crash Report, send a letter along with a $5 fee to the records division, Blue Island Police Department, 3031 S. Greenwood Avenue, Blue Island, IL 60406. Make sure to include a self-addressed stamped envelope so the report will be mailed back to you. For non-emergency information, call 708-597-8601. The Illinois Traffic Crash Report is an important document when pursuing a personal injury case. It contains the name of the people involved in the accident, their addresses and the names and addresses of witnesses to the accident. It also contains whether or not a ticket was issued by the Blue Island Police to any of the drivers involved in the accident. Finally, it contains the name and policy number for all of the people involved in a Blue Island personal injury accident.
Metro South Medical Center is a 180 bed community based hospital located in Blue Island, IL. It is located at 12935 Gregory St., Blue Island, IL 60406. You can contact the hospital directly with questions at 708) 597-2000. You can access a list of services at metrosouthmedicalcenter.com
Many drivers involved in Blue Island auto accidents ask, “Why Do I Need a Blue Island Car Accident lawyer?” An experienced Blue Island Accident attorney can help you with the following questions:
- Filing a lawsuit
- How to get reimbursed for damages
- How to start an insurance claim,
- How to get reimbursed for medical costs
The Blue Island car accident lawyers at Nemeroff Law Offices are dedicated to serving our clients in personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. Our attorneys have a history of obtaining million dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of clients throughout Illinois. The attorney's at Nemeroff Law Offices believe that victims of negligence, whether injured in an auto accident or as a result of a health care provider's mistake, are entitled to fair compensation for their injuries and suffering.
We invite you to contact us if someone you know has a Blue Island personal injury or medical malpractice claim. Our attorneys will review the details of your case and consult with you regarding the appropriate course of action to take.
All consultations are free of cost and confidential. Please call us at 312-629-8800 or fill out our online consult form and a lawyer will get back to you.