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About Carlson Bier Associates

Experiencing burn injuries can be a traumatic, life-altering experience with long-term implications. When such incidents occur due to the negligence of others, you need robust legal representation from experts like Carlson Bier. Our team comprises of seasoned personal injury attorneys who are thorough in interpretation and application of Illinois laws related to burn injuries. We rightly understand the physical pain, emotional suffering, and financial burden that comes along with severe burns; hence we strive relentlessly to secure the compensation you deserve for medical bills, lost wages or earning ability caused by your injuries. With a wealth of knowledge on varied types of burns ranging from chemical to thermal and electrical sports; our approach combines proactive advice paired with compassionate support at every juncture of your journey towards obtaining justice. Furthermore, irrespective if it is against businesses or individuals whose actions have precipitated this unfortunate event we never back down until justice is served – making us an ideal choice for those seeking quality representation.

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Burn Injuries Lawyers in Cambria Illinois

Burn injuries are one of the most common and devastating types of personal injury. At Carlson Bier, we recognize the severity and long-term impact that such traumatic incidents can have on an individual’s life. Our expert attorneys specialize in this pivotal field of personal injury law and harness their extensive knowledge to fight for the justice burn victims rightfully deserve.

A burn injury can be caused by a multitude of factors: scalding water, searing flames, harmful chemicals, or even intense sunlight. When these burns occur due to negligence or faulty products, however, they cease to be accidents – becoming legally liable injuries that require just compensation.

Here at Carlson Bier, our dedicated legal team strives assiduously to defend your rights and secure recompense for you. We are well-versed with Illinois state laws regarding product liability and negligence – making us capable allies on your healing journey.

• Medical expenses: Severe burns often necessitate intricate surgeries, comprehensive skin grafts or even extensive rehabilitation programs which can amass enormous bills.

• Lost wages: Many victims aren’t physically able to resume work during recovery; yet the world doesn’t halt when tragedy strikes – lost earnings step into the equation demanding apt remuneration.

• Pain & Suffering: Burn injuries not only inflict physical pain but also psychological suffering; emotional distress is a significant side effect that deserves acknowledgment and appropriate redress.

Our goal remains consistently focused on ensuring maximum compensation for medical bills, loss of income from inability to work as well as being advocates for any less tangible damages like pain and suffering.

When treating each case individually rather than adopting a ‘one solution fits all’ policy it’s possible to provide truly personalized legal representation. We understand that no two cases are identical – each victim has unique medical needs intertwined with varying circumstantial nuances revolving leaks at home in some instances while workplace hazards could factor into others producing widely differing legal implications across each context.

It’s paramount for clients to understand how critical the initial investigation after a burn injury is. Gathering evidential support like photographs, witness statements and involved party information can turn tables in litigation. We formidably stand with you through this process – helping you navigate through murky waters high on legal complications but low on your resources.

Distance is never a barrier for us – understanding the mobility issues faced by many burn victims we take concrete actions to ensure our services are highly accessible and supportive of their immediate needs offering consultation both at hospitals and homes throughout Illinois.

Keeping our client’s recovery at heart, Carlson Bier operates purely on contingency basis meaning that unless there’s successful financial recovery achieved for our clients, they owe us absolutely nothing. This commitment helps reduce stress & worry from already strained situations bolstering physical healing while safeguarding financial health as well!

In recognition of the potentially long-lasting effects that incidences like these may pose – augmenting both physical pain coupled with residual emotional trauma – it’s important to seek legal counsel promptly. The stringent deadlines of Illinois’ statute of limitations necessitate swift action getting justice within reach faster than unilateral efforts otherwise would.

At Carlson Bier, we serve dedicatedly where assistance is required most navigating complexities ensnaring burn injuries rooted in expert understanding and empathetic dedication seeking rightful compensation that eases worries scaffolding life beyond such heavy experiences.

Browse further down for more pertinent details regarding personal injury specifics or click the button below to find out what your case could potentially be worth. At Carlson Bier, justice isn’t just a word; it’s a pledge underlining every step of our association and unwavering devotion towards making your journey lighter than circumstances otherwise permit!

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

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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 Cambria

Cycling Crashes

Dedicated to legal support for clients injured in bicycle accidents due to other parties' recklessness or hazardous conditions.

Burn Traumas

Providing specialist legal advice for victims of severe burn injuries caused by events or misconduct.

Physician Incompetence

Delivering dedicated legal representation for patients affected by medical malpractice, including wrong treatment.

Products Responsibility

Dealing with cases involving unsafe products, supplying specialist legal guidance to clients affected by harmful products.

Aged Neglect

Representing the rights of the elderly who have been subjected to mistreatment in nursing homes environments, ensuring fairness.

Slip and Trip Injuries

Specialist in addressing stumble accident cases, providing legal advice to sufferers seeking justice for their injuries.

Newborn Traumas

Offering legal help for relatives affected by medical malpractice resulting in childbirth injuries.

Car Crashes

Mishaps: Committed to assisting victims of car accidents obtain fair recompense for hurts and damages.

Scooter Mishaps

Focused on providing legal assistance for motorcyclists involved in bike accidents, ensuring just recovery for losses.

Big Rig Accident

Delivering professional legal services for victims involved in truck accidents, focusing on securing rightful claims for injuries.

Building Mishaps

Engaged in defending employees or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to negligence or negligence.

Brain Traumas

Focused on ensuring dedicated legal representation for individuals suffering from cognitive injuries due to accidents.

Dog Attack Traumas

Specialized in handling cases for people who have suffered harms from puppy bites or wildlife encounters.

Jogger Incidents

Committed to legal services for foot-travelers involved in accidents, providing comprehensive support for recovering restitution.

Wrongful Passing

Advocating for loved ones affected by a wrongful death, extending caring and experienced legal representation to ensure compensation.

Spine Trauma

Expert in defending clients with spine impairments, offering expert legal support to secure compensation.

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