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About Carlson Bier Associates

When faced with personal injury lawsuits, selecting a trusted and competent legal counsel becomes crucial. Look no further than Carlson Bier, the preeminent law firm specializing in Personal Injury cases. Based in Illinois, our sterling reputation stems from years of expertise dedicated to handling such complex matters meticulously and passionately. We understand the struggles of navigating through convoluted claims processes or going up against individuals or corporations seemingly bigger than you. That’s why we champion everyday heroes like you; ensuring rightful compensation for medical expenses, lost income, and other damages incurred due to another party’s negligence is our primary goal at Carlson Bier. Moreover, we prioritize consistent communication keeping clients updated throughout their claim process—a cornerstone of accountability that showcases our dedication towards your case’s success.

Therefore if Personal Injuries have disrupted your life in Canton—an exceptional attorney is but a call away! With Carlson Bier on your side— justice isn’t just possible—it becomes inevitable.

So remember when physical pain meets emotional distress compounded by monetary woes—Rest assured: You’re never alone with Carlson Bier!

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Canton Illinois

At Carlson Bier, our personal injury attorneys bring their vast knowledge, legal expertise and compassion to aid individuals who have been wronged due to an accident or mishap caused by someone else’s negligence. Personal injury law, in essence, offers an avenue for the injured party to be compensated financially following an accident caused by another person’s carelessness.

Personal Injury Law encompasses a wide variety of instances where one has suffered physical harm or psychological distress directly resulting from incidents such as auto accidents, dog bites, slip and fall accidents or medical malpractice. These unfortunate events can lead to loss of income due to inability to work, restricted mobility affecting quality of life along with massive hospital bills which can cause significant financial hardship.

In stark contrast from other areas of law, personal injury is people-centric. Therefore at Carlson Bier, our approach revolves around giving personalized attention while streamlining cases for maximum compensation possible under Illinois laws. We strongly believe in making this complex terrain easily comprehensible for you without having you deal with complex jargons and statutes.

Several critical components are vital in a Personal Injury Case:

• Establishing Liability: The core aspect of a personal injury case involves proving that the defendant acted negligently causing the plaintiff’s injuries.

• Evaluating Damages: This refers to putting a monetary value on the pain and suffering endured by our client because of sustained injuries.

• Dealing With Insurance companies: Effective negotiation skills are essential in dealing with insurance adjusters ensuring rightful settlement claims.

Our highly adept attorneys have years honed skills required to advocate effectively on these points – often leading towards expeditious resolution of cases culminating into fair settlements congenial for our clients.

While nothing can erase the traumatizing experience following an event triggering personal injury claim; however efficient legal counsel aids in getting your life back on track helping recover lost wages and related costs associated with your treatment thereby helping alleviate some financial strain consequently improving overall recovery process.

In-depth understanding and proficiency of Illinois legal system coupled with our firm commitment towards providing impeccable client service establishes Carlson Bier as the logical choice for your personal injury representation. Our attorneys have exhaustive experience in dealing with complicated legal issues that permeate a personal injury claim thereby ensuring you get the resultant benefits of such expertise allowing us to strategically position your case under the parameters laid out by the state laws for maximum benefit.

Carlson Bier unswervingly believes in keeping clients informed regarding each step of their case so that they can make educated decisions about their situation instead of feeling bewildered amidst complex paperwork and intimidating legal procedure thus enabling them control over trajectory of their case from initiation till conclusion. However, while we offer unmatched paralegal advice & assistance if required throughout Illinois; Carlson Bier does not imply having physical locations across various cities unless explicitly specified.

Securing rightful compensation following an accident where another’s negligent conduct is established demands professional insight and formidable tenacity- attributes intrinsic within team Carlson Bier. Can we help you determine what your case might be worth? Remember, simply knowing rights after undergoing such life-altering circumstances isn’t enough – asserting them timely is crucial else limiting chances at rightful recovery financial or otherwise.

Click on the button below to find out how membership to Team Carlson-Bier helps you navigate these turbulent times – Together! Let accurate information combined with compassionate counsel empower towards positive action– claiming due recompense rightfully yours according law defined by this great Land called Illinois.

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Based on 58 reviews
Mydjianie Savary
mydjianie savary
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
Shanta Nash
Shanta Nash
I really love you guys Yall the Best 🥰
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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Bicycle Mishaps

Dedicated to legal services for individuals injured in bicycle accidents due to others' indifference or dangerous conditions.

Flame Damages

Offering professional legal advice for victims of intense burn injuries caused by mishaps or negligence.

Hospital Incompetence

Delivering dedicated legal advice for victims affected by healthcare malpractice, including misdiagnosis.

Products Fault

Handling cases involving defective products, offering specialist legal help to victims affected by defective items.

Geriatric Neglect

Defending the rights of seniors who have been subjected to malpractice in elderly care environments, ensuring fairness.

Slip & Slip Incidents

Adept in dealing with tumble accident cases, providing legal advice to clients seeking redress for their suffering.

Birth Traumas

Supplying legal aid for families affected by medical misconduct resulting in birth injuries.

Car Collisions

Accidents: Dedicated to aiding patients of car accidents obtain reasonable compensation for hurts and impairment.

Two-Wheeler Collisions

Expert in providing legal support for bikers involved in motorcycle accidents, ensuring adequate recompense for harm.

Semi Crash

Extending adept legal assistance for victims involved in trucking accidents, focusing on securing just claims for hurts.

Worksite Collisions

Concentrated on advocating for employees or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to negligence or misconduct.

Cognitive Harms

Focused on ensuring professional legal advice for individuals suffering from brain injuries due to carelessness.

Dog Bite Harms

Specialized in dealing with cases for victims who have suffered wounds from puppy bites or wildlife encounters.

Cross-walker Accidents

Specializing in legal support for pedestrians involved in accidents, providing effective representation for recovering damages.

Unwarranted Passing

Fighting for bereaved affected by a wrongful death, offering caring and adept legal services to ensure justice.

Vertebral Injury

Expert in advocating for individuals with spinal cord injuries, offering compassionate legal assistance to secure redress.

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