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About Carlson Bier Associates

Having suffered a burn injury, seeking representation to safeguard your rights is crucial. In this regard, Carlson Bier stands as an exceptional law firm focused on personal injury cases such as Burn Injuries. Our highly skilled legal team ensures that you receive maximum compensation for the trauma and expenses incurred from your unfortunate ordeal. While our base of operations may not be in Calumet Park, rest assured our dedication transcends geographical boundaries.

At Carlson Bier, we specialize in comprehending the intricate details of every case and use this knowledge to secure victories for our clients consistently.Burn injuries are complex-far more complicated than most understand. That’s why hiring us gives you access to expert medical consultants who can explain these complexities clearly during litigation.

As lawyers with profound experience with Illinois courts handling burn injuries lawsuits and a reputation for zealously advocating victims’ rights ,we are fully committed bringing justice closer home-regardless of where home is.Your fight becomes our fight at Carlson Bier!

About Carlson Bier

Burn Injuries Lawyers in Calumet Park Illinois

Welcome to the Carlson Bier Law Firm, expert personal injury attorneys dedicated to serving clients throughout Illinois. Over the years, we have developed a profound understanding of the severity and legal nuances associated with burn injuries. Our team understands that burn injuries can drastically alter your life or loved one’s lifestyle at both physical and emotional levels. Hence, it is our commitment to ensure you get proper representation as you seek to fibd justice and compensation.

Burn injuries range with their severity from first-degree through fourth-degree burns — each having varying symptoms and requiring distinct care methods. First-degree burns only impair the top layer of skin (epidermis), causing redness; second-degree burns penetrate deeper into dermis damaging both epidermal and dermal layers resulting in blistering; third-degree burns cause full thickness damage reaching adipose tissue bringing about white or black charred skin; while brutal fourth degree reaches as far as bones and muscles leading to loss of function. In some instances, inhalation injuries may occur from inhaling hot air or toxic gases during fire incidents causing respiratory complications.


• Burn injuries can emerge from numerous situations — workplace accidents, defective products, household accidents among others

• Diagnosis success hinges on medical examination by professionals who examine depth, area burnt alongside possible complications

• Comprehensive treatment encompasses immediate care interventions like wound dressing alongside rehabilitation over time

• A substantial part of recovery depends on victim’s general health status before injury alongside professional help obtained

Burn injuries often warrant intricate legal battles because proving negligence calls for thorough investigations where negligence has occurred.In such cases, our role surpasses explaining complex legal jargon. We walk hand-in-hand with you through every decision-making stage — dissecting which party holds liability in line with Illinois law stipulations.

We dedicate ourselves toward leading successful lawsuits centered around compensation related not only basic medical costs but also extended treatments including rehabilitative services or lost income repercussions tied directly to incurred burn injuries.

Key features distinguishing our legal services include:

• Years of intensive experience in handling diverse personal injury cases

• Skilled investigative methods into burn injuries circumstances ensuring all possible compensation sources are pursued

• Personalised service offering with deep understanding clients’ difficulties connected to burn injuries

• Unwavering dedication toward achieving maximum claims settlement victims deserve

Accidents leading to severe burns could be overwhelming and abrupt shifts in victim’s life can make it hard for them to comprehend next steps from a legal perspective. We operate on the principle of keeping those we represent informed throughout the complex legal process while protecting their rights tirelessly.

Count on Carlson Bier, as your personal injury attorneys in Illinois, to navigate successfully through these arduous times associated with pursuing justice for burn injuries. Our expert team is attuned profoundly with intricate details surrounding fiery accidents litigation notwithstanding the demanding emotional load that comes bearing so that you gain some peace of mind.

In sum, Carlson Bier Law Firm brings extensive expertise coupled with compassionate understanding essential during critical healing phase post burn injuries ordeal. At this stage, ignorance isn’t bliss—equip yourself by gaining essential knowledge about avenues available at law potentially enhancing your odds towards full recovery and justified compensation.

We strongly encourage you not only recognize but appreciate too your inherent right towards finding justice after such an unfortunate incident. If you or any loved one are grappling with consequences arising out from a devastating fire accident inflicting serious burn wounds, hysterical time demands quick action!

Just below this page, there’s a button geared purposely to start recovering exercise by clicking over it so as to uncover how much perhaps your case might total up worth-wise—providing invaluable piece information constituting first step journey onto getting fullest claim settlement deserving following undue suffering faced.

Seize this crucial opportunity upfront now without delay! Your evenhanded remuneration awaits closer than thought before exploring it more fully—a mere click away! Act now! The Carlson Bier Law Firm is ready to serve you.

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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
This law office was helpful, consistent and professional. I highly recommend!
Francisca Rojas
Francisca Rojas
So happy to work with this attorney, they resolve my case very fast!
April Bartlett
April Bartlett
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
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
CarlsonBier handled my personal injury lawsuit... They were amazing and I highly recommend if you're in a motor vehicle accident
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Kevin Calloway
Kevin Calloway
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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Burn Accident FAQ​

There are three main types of burn injuries:

  • First-degree burns: These burns affect the outer layer of skin, the epidermis. They cause redness, pain, and swelling.
  • Second-degree burns: These burns affect the epidermis and the dermis, the second layer of skin. They cause redness, pain, swelling, and blistering.
  • Third-degree burns: These burns destroy the epidermis and the dermis, and can also damage the underlying tissues. They cause white, leathery, or charred skin.

Burn injuries can be caused by a variety of factors, including:

  • Heat: This includes flames, hot liquids, steam, and hot objects.
  • Electricity: Electrical burns can be caused by contact with live wires or outlets.
  • Chemicals: Chemical burns can be caused by exposure to acids, alkalis, and other corrosive substances.
  • Radiation: Radiation burns can be caused by exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun or to other types of radiation.

The signs and symptoms of a burn injury will vary depending on the severity of the burn. However, some common signs and symptoms include:

  • Redness
  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Blistering
  • Charred skin
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Shock

The treatment options for burn injuries will vary depending on the severity of the burn. However, some common treatment options include:

  • First-degree burns: These burns typically heal on their own within a few days. However, it is important to keep the area clean and moist.
  • Second-degree burns: These burns may need to be treated with medication or surgery.
  • Third-degree burns: These burns typically require surgery and skin grafts.


Yes, you may be able to file a lawsuit if your burn injury was caused by the negligence or recklessness of another person or party. A burn injury lawyer can help you understand your rights and options, and can represent you in court if necessary.

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Areas of Practice in Calumet Park

Pedal Cycle Incidents

Specializing in legal representation for clients injured in bicycle accidents due to others's indifference or hazardous conditions.

Thermal Injuries

Extending professional legal services for victims of serious burn injuries caused by incidents or indifference.

Hospital Incompetence

Offering expert legal advice for clients affected by healthcare malpractice, including wrong treatment.

Goods Responsibility

Taking on cases involving problematic products, delivering expert legal help to consumers affected by product-related injuries.

Elder Malpractice

Supporting the rights of nursing home residents who have been subjected to malpractice in nursing homes environments, ensuring fairness.

Slip & Tumble Occurrences

Skilled in managing slip and fall accident cases, providing legal advice to clients seeking redress for their damages.

Childbirth Harms

Extending legal support for families affected by medical carelessness resulting in birth injuries.

Car Mishaps

Mishaps: Concentrated on assisting individuals of car accidents obtain just compensation for hurts and destruction.

Two-Wheeler Accidents

Specializing in providing representation for bikers involved in motorcycle accidents, ensuring adequate recompense for losses.

Big Rig Crash

Providing professional legal representation for clients involved in lorry accidents, focusing on securing appropriate compensation for losses.

Worksite Crashes

Concentrated on representing employees or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to recklessness or recklessness.

Cerebral Impairments

Focused on ensuring dedicated legal services for persons suffering from head injuries due to negligence.

Dog Attack Injuries

Adept at managing cases for people who have suffered damages from dog bites or creature assaults.

Cross-walker Accidents

Expert in legal representation for foot-travelers involved in accidents, providing expert advice for recovering compensation.

Undeserved Death

Striving for loved ones affected by a wrongful death, extending empathetic and skilled legal guidance to ensure restitution.

Spinal Cord Harm

Committed to defending clients with spinal cord injuries, offering professional legal services to secure settlement.

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