Getting To Know Tinley Park: Facts And Local Guide

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The Kryder Law Group has helped residents of Tinley Park for decades. Our firm handles car, truck and motorcycle accidents for those injured in Tinley Park, Illinois. We also handle workers’ compensation claims, premises liability claims, medical malpractice and all types of personal injury claims.

Learn more about Tinley Park, Illinois in our local guide including information about:

Tinley Park, Illinois at a Glance

Founding Date: 1892

Population: 56,505

County: Cook

Motto: Living Life Amplified

Notable People and Fun Facts:

  • Miles Boykin,wide receiver for NFL’s Baltimore Ravens
  • Tevin Coleman, running back for NFL’s San Francisco 49ers
  • Nathan Everhart, wrestler with WWE
  • Garrett Jones, outfielder, first baseman with Minnesota Twins, Pittsburgh Pirates, & New York Yankees.
  • Christine Magnuson, Olympic swimmer (two-time silver medalist)

Commerce of all sorts thrived in the early days. Tradesmen, merchants, farmers, hotels and a progressive wind-driven mill and grain elevator helped Bremen serve the needs of the entire region. Located directly on the route of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroads lines, the community flourished with economic growth. Inventor John Rauhoff developed and manufactured Ironite, an additive for waterproofing cement that was used in the construction of the Hoover Dam. Tinley Park continues to commemorate its heritage in many ways. The area within the original 1892 municipal boundaries has been designated an historical district. Property owners are encouraged to preserve and restore the historic appearances of their edifices.Recognizing its German heritage, Tinley Park established a Sister City relationship with Budingen, Germany, and has hosted the largest citizen exchanges in the United States. More recently, an additional Sister City relationship has been formed with the city of Mallow, Ireland.

Tinley Park Local Resources

Tinley Park Police Department
Address: 7850 183rd St, Tinley Park, IL 60477
Phone Number: (708) 532 – 9111

The Tinley Park Police Department has more than 150 employees split into two divisions: Operations, which is in charge of patrol, and Administration, which is charge of records and investigations. The police department also is responsible for Crime Prevention, the Crime Free Rental Housing Program, National Night Out, the Citizen’s Police Academy and the Radar Loan Program.

Tinley Park Fire Department
Address: Fire Station No. 46, 17355 S. 68th Court, Tinley Park, IL 60447
Phone Number: (708) 444-5200

The Tinley Park Fire Department has been providing high-quality fire prevention and suppression services to residents since 1901. The Fire Department’s mission is to provide an outstanding level of service by staffing the highest degree of trained professionals, who devote duty above personal risk. The Fire Department is constantly seeking improved ways to provide exceptional service to citizens. The department advances public safety through its fire prevention, investigation and education programs.

Tinley Park Clerk’s Office
Address: Tinley Park Village Hall, 16250 S. Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60447
Phone Number: (708) 444-5000

The Village Clerk’s Office is the custodian of the Village seal and keeper of Village records. The office maintains Village codes and official documents. The Clerk’s Office also provides information on elections and location of polling places, and is responsible for ethics management for all elected and appointed officials.

Tinley Park Public Library
Address: 7851 Timber Dr. Tinley Park, IL 60477
Phone Number: (708) 532- 0160

The Tinley Park Public Library has evolved alongside its community, from initially serving a population of just over 6,000 in 1960 to serving a population of over 60,000 in 2020. Today, the library provides its members with access to over 10 million physical items that can be checked out through the SWAN catalog, over 1 million eBooks/audiobooks/streaming titles, and over 50 online resources.

Tinley Park Chamber of Commerce
Address: 17316 S. Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park, IL 60477
Phone Number:  (708) 532-5700

Tinley Park is the “Business Location of Choice in Illinois” – where plans turn into profits. Located just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, Tinley Park is one of the fastest growing cities in the Midwest. With a population over 57,000, the community is strategically located in the center of the dynamic Interstate 80 Corridor, allowing businesses to take advantage of a regional population of 9 million people.

Local Businesses & Restaurants in Tinley Park

Below is a list of attractions, restaurants, and things to do in the surrounding area:

Vogt Visual Arts Center
Address: 17420 S. 67th Court, Tinley Park
Phone Number: (708) 614-6503

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Address: 19100 S. Ridgeland, Tinley Park
Phone Number: (708) 614-1616

Odyssey Fun World
Address: 19111 S. Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park
Phone Number: (708) 429-3800

Cavallini’s In the Park
Address: 6700 South St, Tinley Park, IL 60477
Phone Number: (708) 444- 4946

Cafe in a grand, high-ceilinged building serving homestyle breakfasts & many gourmet coffees.

Old Tinley Pub & Eatery
Address: 17020 Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477
Phone Number: (708) 532- 4409

Isabella Italian Cafe & Catering
Address: 17211 Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477
Phone Number: (708) 444- 8555

Casual restaurant serving traditional Italian fare plus a full bar in an intimate, homey setting.

Local Education in Tinley Park

Private Colleges / Universities

  • Dominican University
  • University of Chicago
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • DeVry University

Public Colleges / Universities

  • Chicago State University
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • North Eastern Illinois University

Community Colleges

  • Moraine Valley Community College
  • Joliet Community College

Local Crime and Accident Rates

According to data, becoming a victim of crime in Tinley Park is 1 in 74.

Transportation Information

For public transportation, the Pace Bus provides public transportation with various routes.

Tinley Park Metra Commuter Train Stations
80th Avenue station
18001 S. 80th Ave., Tinley Park
(708) 614-8562

Hours: The station’s waiting room is open daily from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a ticket agent present on weekdays from 5 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Oak Park Avenue station
6700 South St., Tinley Park
(708) 532-4331

Hours: The station is open from 5:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. The station is closed Sundays.

Kryder Law Scholarships

College bound residents of Tinley Park are invited to apply for the Kryder Law Group local scholarship. The legal team and staff at The Kryder Law Group, LLC are deeply committed to serving their communities. One way they fulfill this drive for service is by offering scholarships to college-bound students. Kryder Law would like to hear from a diverse group of applicants. It does not matter if you have just been accepted to college or if you are midway through your higher education. Topics change throughout the year, as well as the criteria and application materials, therefore make sure if interested in applying to the Kryder Law Group local scholarship, check on the website for updated information.

Why Residents of Tinley Park, Illinois Have Chosen The Kryder Law Group to Handle Their Personal Injury Cases

The Kryder Law Group is a personal injury law firm servicing Tinley Park, Illinois and surrounding areas. Each personal injury lawyer at the Kryder Law Group has years of experience and has handled hundreds of accident claims. Each injury attorney has handled Tinley Park car, truck, bus and motorcycle accidents in the Tinley Park, Illinois area. In addition, the injury lawyers at the Kryder Law Group have handled Tinley Park work injuries, Tinley Park dog bite injuries, Tinley Park construction injuries, Tinley Park slip and falls, Tinley Park nursing home neglect cases and many other types of injury claims for residents of Tinley Park, Illinois and surrounding neighborhoods. You can be confident each injury lawyer at the Kryder Law Group has the experience to handle your personal injury case and maximize the value of your personal injury settlement or jury verdict.

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Cases Handled by The Kryder Law Group for Residents of Tinley Park, Illinois

If you have been injured in Tinley Park, Illinois you need an experienced Injury Lawyer. The Kryder Law Group can handle the following types of cases if you live in Tinley Park, Illinois:

  1. Tinley Park Auto Accidents
  2. Tinley Park Bus Accidents
  3. Truck accidents in Tinley Park
  4. Slip and Falls at Tinley Park stores or on property
  5. Work Injuries that occur at Tinley Park businesses
  6. Commercial vehicle accidents that might happen in Tinley Park with deliver trucks, Uber, Lyft, UPS, Fed Ex and Amazon
  7. Construction Accidents that occur at Tinley Park, Illinois construction sites
  8. Vicious Animal Attacks that happen in Tinley Park, Illinois
  9. Wrongful Death
  10. Medical Malpractice, Birth Injuries, Failure to diagnose that happen at Tinley Park hospitals

Questions to Consider When Hiring a Tinley Park Personal Injury Lawyer for Your Injury Claim

Is it worth hiring a Tinley Park personal injury attorney for my personal injury claim?

If you have a serious injury, a Tinley Park injury lawyer can help you maximize your recovery. An experienced lawyer, like those at the Kryder Law Group, know the value of your case and how to make an insurance company pay the maximum compensations for your pain and suffering. A personal injury lawyer can also help you recover lost wages and other compensation you may be entitled to.

How much is my Tinley Park, Illinois injury claim worth?

Every case is different, but you may be entitled to lost wages, medical bills, future medical bills, disability, loss of a normal life compensation, money for pain and suffering. The personal injury lawyers at the Kryder Law Group can evaluate your case for free. See what you get in your free Tinley Park personal injury evaluation below.

If I am injured in Tinley Park, Illinois, How long will it take to settle my personal injury claim?

Some cases can be resolved quickly after your medical treatment has concluded. However, in other instances cases can take longer if the injury causes permanent disability. If you live in Tinley Park, Illinois and would like to discuss your case call the Kryder Law Group for a free analysis of your case.

If I speak to a lawyer, what is included in My Free Personal Injury Consultation?

We offer free legal advice to people who live in Tinley Parks, Illinois. We like to understand the goals and expectations of every client before we begin. That is why the Kryder Law Group provides a free personal injury consultation to every client. If you live in Tinley Park, Illinois we will provide a free legal consultation.

Here is what you will get in your free legal consultation:

  • We will evaluate the strength or weakness of your case.
  • We will identify all points of compensation you are entitled to.
  • We will evaluate the existence of available insurance.
  • We will discuss your injury and whether specialists are needed.
  • We will evaluate whether expert testimony is needed for your case.
  • We will listen to you and answer any questions you may have.

If you reside in Tinley Park, Illinois the Kryder Law Group will provide you with a free evaluation. Just call our office and tell us about your case. There is no fee, unless we win. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain.

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    Settlements & Verdicts

    $7.5 Million Recovered for a Construction Worker Injured on Site
    $3 Million Recovered for the Family of a Person Struck by a Garbage Truck
    $2.2 Million Recovered for a Salesperson Injured in an Automobile Collision
    $2 Million Recovered for a Person Struck by a Speeding Vehicle While Waiting for the CTA Bus
    $1.4 Million Recovered for a Computer Programmer Injured in a Slip and Fall
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