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About Carlson Bier Associates

When it comes to securing qualified representation for personal injury cases in Altamont, Carlson Bier undoubtedly remains a top choice. This law firm boasts an enviable portfolio, providing clients with an exceptional blend of experience, dedication, and record-breaking results. As trusted counselors versed in Illinois’s intricate legal landscapes, we excel at navigating the complexities of Personal Injury Law guided by our commitment to justice and client satisfaction. Our attorneys prioritize your peace of mind while maximizing your compensation through aggressive advocacy and strategic negotiations with insurance firms or defendants’ lawyers where necessary. With a reputation built on transparency, personalized attention spanned across decades in service along with several five-star reviews affirming benchmark-setting victories handled by us over time – The team at Carlson Bier establishes itself as a haven for any victim seeking redress after suffering from personal injuries in Altamont. Vindicating the rights of injured persons is more than just our job; it’s what drives every action here at Carlson Bier.

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Altamont Illinois

Welcome to the official website of Carlson Bier, a premier choice for personal injury attorney services in Illinois. Our law firm specializes in representing victims of personal injuries – people just like you whose lives have been turned upside down by unexpected and devastating accidents. This page exists not only as an introduction to our dedicated legal team, but also as an invaluable resource for anyone seeking to better understand the intricacies of personal injury law.

Personal Injury cases unfold on a complex legal landscape, where victim representation plays a critical role in securing reliable compensation for damages accrued. These lawsuits entail scenarios wherein individuals suffer harm due to the negligence or intentional misconduct of others. Be it car accidents, work-related injuries, medical malpractice or product liability; Carlson Bier stands committed towards advocating your rights and obtaining rightful compensation.

• A strong understanding of Illinois’ specific laws and regulations: Your case isn’t handled in isolation – the prevailing state laws significantly impact outcomes. At Carlson Bier, we are intimately familiar with Illinois’ specific legislation surrounding personal injury claims and adjust accordingly.

• Determining fault correctly: An accurate identification of fault forms the backbone of any successful personal injury claim – this enables us to protect your interests effectively.

• Calculation of damages: Identifying every possible element that contributes towards your compensation is crucial – lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering – all go into constructing a solid claim.

Eighty percent accuracy comes from listening attentively – we stand steadfastly by this principle at Carlson Bier. Personal Injury doesn’t merely bring physical damage but causes profound emotional turmoil too. Empathy goes hand-in-hand with professionalism here at our office inherently making our client relationship more than just transactional; it’s deeply transformational instead! We help change lives positively through sought-after redressal methods while ensuring they remain legally informed throughout their journey with us.

Victims are often unaware that their situations qualify under personal injury law – leading them to shy away from pursuing just compensation. A primary component of our work at Carlson Bier is deep diving into these complex legal scenarios, simplifying them for the victims’ benefit and ensuring that they never have to face challenging circumstances alone. The value we bring to you extends beyond simply winning cases – it’s about making a substantial difference in your life when you need it most.

In Illinois, every individual has the right to seek financial restitution through personal injury claims when harmed by another’s negligence or intentional misconduct. However, navigating this landscape alone can be confusing and may lower chances of obtaining full compensation. At Carlson Bier, we provide expert advice on leveraging existing laws to favor your case optimally while ensuring compliance with Illinois’ stringent limitations on where law firms can advertise their services.

Let us become your trusted partners in turning uncertainty into assurance! Our undivided attention focuses solely on aligning with your expectations as effectively as possible. Remember – taking timely action matters incredibly! Statutes of limitations apply in all states; hence reaching out for professional aid promptly aids faster justice.

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If you believe you’re an unwitting victim of Personal Injury or have been thrust into complexities spiraling from someone else’s negligent actions, reach out today. You don’t merely secure exemplary representation but also obtain devoted support carrying you forward from life-altering experiences that personal injuries often tag along.

We invite you now – utilize your power and control over potential outcomes! Click the button below to find more about the potential value embedded within your case today. Let Carlson Bier help turn adversity into opportunity with unparalleled compassion and unwavering dedication to advocating for yours’ rights in Illinois.

Testimonials from Clients

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Based on 58 reviews
Mydjianie Savary
mydjianie savary
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I went to a car accident with my husband and they’re was very helpful. I love them so much.
Judy Canchola
Judy Canchola
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This law office was helpful, consistent and professional. I highly recommend!
Francisca Rojas
Francisca Rojas
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So happy to work with this attorney, they resolve my case very fast!
April Bartlett
April Bartlett
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Jeff Bier at Carlson Bier is a great injury lawyer! Jeff was very hands on with my case. He kept me updated on any and all developments. He was a pleasure to work with.
Daniel Vivian
Daniel Vivian
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Jeff and his team were great. Everyone on his team were helpful and informative while we navigated the process after our accident. Would use him and his team again if ever needed. Thank you to everyone at Carlson Bier who helped us.
Justin Scott
Justin Scott
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CarlsonBier handled my personal injury lawsuit... They were amazing and I highly recommend if you're in a motor vehicle accident
Shanta Nash
Shanta Nash
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I really love you guys Yall the Best 🥰
Kevin Calloway
Kevin Calloway
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Jeff handled my recent car accident case. He was always just a phone call away to answer my questions. Thanks for making such a stressful situation easier to deal with.

Notable Illinois Appellate Wins

Moruzzi v. CCC Servs., Inc., 2020 IL App (2d) 190411, 171 N.E.3d 61
Background: Insured motorist filed action against insurer for declaratory judgment seeking construction of automobile insurance policy issued to insured and that was in effect when insured was injured by an underinsured driver. The Circuit Court, DuPage County, Bonnie M. Wheaton, J., granted the insurer's motions for summary judgment. Insured appealed.Holdings: The Appellate Court, Zenoff, J., held that:1 medical payments reduction clause in automobile insurance policy conflicted with underinsured motorist provisions so as to render reduction clause ambiguous, and thus medical payment benefits were deductible from insured's damages;2 law firm representing insured did not create common fund or common funds when it reached settlement with underinsured motorist, and thus law firm was not entitled to recover fees under common-fund doctrine; and3 collateral estoppel did not bar automobile insurers from litigating whether common-fund doctrine applied in insured motorist's declaratory judgment action.Affirmed in part and reversed in part.
Maier v. CC Servs., Inc., 2019 IL App (3d) 170640, 132 N.E.3d 795
Background: After insured, who was injured in automobile collision with another driver, recovered full liability limits of driver's policy, she filed amended complaint for declaratory judgment against her own automobile insurer, alleging that insurer breached contractual duty to pay for insured's damages in accordance with uninsured/underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage in insured's policy and that insurer acted in bad faith in denying insured such coverage. The Circuit Court, La Salle County, Troy D. Holland, J., granted the insurer's motion to dismiss claims as time-barred. Insured appealed.The Appellate Court ruled that neither the insurer nor the insured could add amended policy provisions to the court record. It was decided that the policy's requirement for a written arbitration demand applied to both uninsured and underinsured motorist claims. The court found that a letter from the insured's attorney to the insurer wasn't a valid arbitration demand nor a proof of loss to toll the statute of limitations. Finally, the insurer was permitted to use the defense based on the two-year statute of limitations period. The court's decision was affirmed.
Econ. Premier Assurance Co. v. Country Mut. Ins. Co., 2021 IL App (1st) 192364-U
Holding: The circuit court's order that granted defendant's motion for summary judgment and denied plaintiff's motion for partial summary judgment was proper where defendant had no duty to indemnify its insured with respect to the underlying complaint and therefore plaintiff was not entitled to recover against defendant on its subrogation or unjust enrichment claims; affirmed.
Country Preferred Ins. Co. v. Westerheide, 2023 IL App (5th) 220343-U
Holding: The court affirmed judgment of the circuit court granting summary judgment in favor of the plaintiff where the defendant failed to make a written demand for arbitration within two years from the date of the accident as required by the underinsured provisions of the defendant's automotive insurance policy.
Country Mut. Ins. Co. v. Olsak, 2022 IL App (1st) 200695, 216 N.E.3d 291
In a complex legal case, an insurer sought to avoid defending or indemnifying a hockey player under a policy issued to the player's stepfather after the player was sued for assaulting his coach. The initial Circuit Court ruling favored the insurer, but the Appellate Court reversed this decision, leading to a protracted legal battle. Ultimately, the Appellate Court determined the insurer was liable only up to the $3 million policy limit and found the insurer's four-year delay in seeking a declaratory judgment to be reasonable. This case highlights important aspects of insurance litigation and policy limit liabilities.
Country Mut. Ins. Co. v. Durkin Elec. Co., Inc., 2022 IL App (1st) 210293-U, appeal denied, 199 N.E.3d 1187 (Ill. 2022)
Holding: The circuit court's order that denied plaintiff's motion for partial summary judgment and found that defendant was an additional insured under the policy was proper. The circuit court's order that denied defendant's motion for summary judgment and found that plaintiff did not have a duty to defend or indemnify defendant under the policy was proper; affirmed.
Country Preferred Ins. Co. v. Groen, 2017 IL App (4th) 160028, 69 N.E.3d 911
Background: Uninsured motorist (UM) carrier brought action against insured for declaratory judgment that it owed no benefits since workers' compensation received by insured exceeded policy limits. The Circuit Court, Sangamon County, Chris Perrin, J., entered summary judgment in favor of the carrier. Insured appealed.Holdings: The Appellate Court, Harris, J., held that:1 employer's medical payments entitled carrier to setoff, and2 setoff clauses were enforceable.Affirmed.
Country Mut. Ins. Co. v. Frobish, 2021 IL App (3d) 190473-U
Holding: Allegations in the underlying complaint that a township employee caused property damage by excavating and digging out a ditch failed to impose a duty to defend under township employee's individual farm insurance policy.
Country Mut. Ins. Co. v. Jones, 2018 IL App (1st) 173154-U
Holding: The judgment of the circuit court of Cook County is affirmed; plaintiff is entitled to summary judgment on its claim for a declaratory judgment that it has no duty to defend or indemnify its insured against the underlying complaint because the loss claimed in the underlying complaint is subject to an exclusion. The court held that it would also enter judgment for plaintiff because the underlying complaint does not allege an “occurrence” causing bodily injury within the meaning of the policy.
Country Mut. Ins. Co. v. Schmitt, 2021 IL App (5th) 190173-U
Holding: The appellate court reversed and remanded the judgment of the circuit court where plaintiff had no duty to defend its insured and thus was not stopped from raising policy defenses to coverage for the underlying tort action contained in the amended declaratory action.
Country Mut. Ins. Co. v. Livorsi Marine, Inc., 222 Ill. 2d 303, 856 N.E.2d 338 (2006) (the late Keith Carlson)
Liability insurer brought action against insureds for a declaratory judgment based on failure to provide timely notice of lawsuits against them. The Circuit Court, Cook County, Stephen A. Schiller, J., entered judgment for the insurer. Insureds appealed. The Appellate Court, Wolfson, J., 358 Ill.App.3d 880, 295 Ill.Dec. 665, 833 N.E.2d 871, affirmed. Leave to appeal was granted.Holdings: The Supreme Court, Garman, J., held that:1 if the insurer did not receive reasonable notice of an occurrence or a lawsuit, the policyholder may not recover under the policy, regardless of whether the lack of reasonable notice prejudiced the insurer, overruling Rice v. AAA Aerostar, Inc., 294 Ill.App.3d 801, 229 Ill.Dec. 20, 690 N.E.2d 1067, and Cincinnati Insurance Co. v. Baur's Opera House, Inc., 296 Ill.App.3d 1011, 230 Ill.Dec. 624, 694 N.E.2d 593, and2 insured did not need to prove that it was prejudiced by delayed notice of lawsuits.Affirmed.
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Pedal Cycle Mishaps

Dedicated to legal support for victims injured in bicycle accidents due to responsible parties' recklessness or unsafe conditions.

Thermal Traumas

Extending professional legal services for people of grave burn injuries caused by events or indifference.

Hospital Incompetence

Extending expert legal support for persons affected by physician malpractice, including medication mistakes.

Products Liability

Dealing with cases involving dangerous products, delivering adept legal guidance to clients affected by faulty goods.

Aged Malpractice

Supporting the rights of the elderly who have been subjected to misconduct in aged care environments, ensuring compensation.

Slip and Tumble Occurrences

Skilled in managing slip and fall accident cases, providing legal support to clients seeking compensation for their injuries.

Birth Wounds

Providing legal help for kin affected by medical misconduct resulting in birth injuries.

Automobile Collisions

Incidents: Devoted to guiding victims of car accidents receive appropriate payout for wounds and harm.

Scooter Incidents

Specializing in providing legal assistance for motorcyclists involved in motorbike accidents, ensuring justice for injuries.

Truck Crash

Ensuring specialist legal services for clients involved in semi accidents, focusing on securing appropriate recovery for losses.

Building Crashes

Focused on defending workers or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to oversights or carelessness.

Cerebral Injuries

Expert in ensuring dedicated legal support for victims suffering from head injuries due to misconduct.

Dog Attack Damages

Skilled in dealing with cases for individuals who have suffered harms from canine attacks or animal attacks.

Jogger Mishaps

Expert in legal services for joggers involved in accidents, providing dedicated assistance for recovering compensation.

Unfair Fatality

Fighting for families affected by a wrongful death, delivering sensitive and skilled legal assistance to ensure justice.

Vertebral Trauma

Expert in assisting individuals with spine impairments, offering expert legal assistance to secure settlement.

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