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About Carlson Bier Associates

If you’ve been injured by the negligence of someone else in Burnham, Carlson Bier’s dedicated team of personal injury lawyers are here to help. Our law firm exemplifies diligence and expertise, relentlessly pursuing justice for our clients affected by unfortunate events. Each case is regarded with utmost gravity as we value your trust in the pivotal journey towards achieving restitution. Acknowledged throughout Illinois for comprehensive services, our team strives steadfastly to ensure your rights are protected effectively regardless of distances or circumstances deterring us from a physical presence. Even though there may be numerous firms catering to personal injury cases around Burnham, Carlson Bier remains distinguished due to an unswerving commitment toward client satisfaction and vast experience handling complex legal issues. With meticulous investigation skills coupled with proficient litigation practices up their sleeves, the attorneys at Carlson Bier stand strong against any obstacles hindering fairness dealing over personal injuries that disrupted lives adversely; serving justification above all else diligently unlike ever before!

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Burnham Illinois

With over a decade of experience, Carlson Bier is the trusted personal injury attorney group in Illinois. When you are injured due to someone else’s negligence, your life can change in unimaginable ways overnight. Your comfort and recuperation should be your priority at such time; the experts at our law firm take on your legal challenges so that you get a chance to focus on recovery.

At Carlson Bier, we believe knowledge truly is power. It’s important for our clients to know what personal injury cases are all about; thus we have built out this educational content.

Personal Injury as an area of law encompasses various types of accidents including automotive accidents, slip and fall incidents, medical malpractice or defective products among many others. The common thread woven through each type of case remains constant – they occur when someone suffers harm from an accident or injury where someone else might be legally responsible for causing these damages.

Every Personal Injury case rests on the foundation formed by two basic concepts:

•Concept 1: Liability – This confirms if another person was indeed negligent and their action (or lack thereof) caused you harm.

•Concept 2: Damages – If liability is determined, calculations need to analyze the severity of these injuries.

These constructs frame the central premise around which our seasoned attorneys develop unique strategies for every individual client’s case.

Key components involved in determining whether a person has a viable personal injury claim generally include:

1: Was there recklessness or negligence involved?

2: Were there discernible injuries caused?

3: Can those injuries be directly linked back to said negligence?

Once these key components tilt favorably towards our clients’, we then strive tirelessly to ensure maximum compensation for them. Whether getting funds secured promptly via settlement discussions or fighting till the end in courtrooms defending your rights, trust us to leave no stone unturned until justice served equals justice deserved.

It serves well worth mentioning that under Illinois Personal Injury Law Statutes, there is a time limit set on bringing forward legal action referred to as “Statute of Limitations”. This varies depending upon the type of personal injury case. That’s why we encourage you not to delay seeking out expert legal advice in the aftermath of an accident.

Your peace-of-mind amounts to priceless for us at Carlson Bier and thus we zealously adhere to transparent communication at all times; including advocating ethically by maintaining absolute respect towards all Illinois law stipulations like never advertising our presence in cities where we don’t maintain physical offices.

Let us help you navigate through your personal injury maze with adeptness that comes from years of relentless practice honing skills to perfection. Trust Carlson Bier – where expertise embraces empathy, every step along your way towards justice.

Our team of dedicated lawyers is just a click away from assisting you and answering any queries about your individual claim. We invite you now to click the button below which will guide you through a brief process allowing us take into consideration your unique circumstances and subsequently provide insight into what your case might be worth! A brighter tomorrow could well be just one simply step away, so please kindly give it a try right now.

Testimonials from Clients

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Based on 58 reviews
Mydjianie Savary
mydjianie savary
2023-12-12
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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
2023-12-06
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This law office was helpful, consistent and professional. I highly recommend!
Francisca Rojas
Francisca Rojas
2023-11-29
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So happy to work with this attorney, they resolve my case very fast!
April Bartlett
April Bartlett
2023-11-09
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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
2023-10-30
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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
2023-10-25
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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
2023-10-16
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I really love you guys Yall the Best 🥰
Kevin Calloway
Kevin Calloway
2023-10-16
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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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Bike Mishaps

Expert in legal services for victims injured in bicycle accidents due to negligent parties' carelessness or hazardous conditions.

Scald Injuries

Extending expert legal services for victims of intense burn injuries caused by events or misconduct.

Healthcare Malpractice

Delivering professional legal services for patients affected by healthcare malpractice, including misdiagnosis.

Commodities Obligation

Handling cases involving faulty products, offering skilled legal support to customers affected by faulty goods.

Senior Misconduct

Advocating for the rights of the elderly who have been subjected to misconduct in nursing homes environments, ensuring fairness.

Stumble and Trip Mishaps

Adept in handling slip and fall accident cases, providing legal assistance to victims seeking restitution for their harm.

Infant Injuries

Delivering legal assistance for households affected by medical negligence resulting in newborn injuries.

Car Incidents

Crashes: Focused on guiding patients of car accidents get fair remuneration for injuries and damages.

Motorcycle Crashes

Expert in providing legal assistance for motorcyclists involved in motorcycle accidents, ensuring fair compensation for harm.

Semi Accident

Providing expert legal support for victims involved in semi accidents, focusing on securing just recovery for hurts.

Worksite Accidents

Dedicated to supporting employees or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to negligence or recklessness.

Cognitive Damages

Specializing in delivering dedicated legal advice for patients suffering from cognitive injuries due to negligence.

Canine Attack Wounds

Specialized in tackling cases for clients who have suffered injuries from dog attacks or animal assaults.

Foot-traveler Incidents

Focused on legal assistance for cross-walkers involved in accidents, providing professional services for recovering recovery.

Wrongful Death

Standing up for grieving parties affected by a wrongful death, delivering understanding and experienced legal support to ensure restitution.

Neural Impairment

Committed to advocating for individuals with spine impairments, offering dedicated legal services to secure compensation.

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