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About Carlson Bier Associates

When seeking legal representation in a personal injury case, Carlson Bier is the most effective choice. Commanding years of experience fighting for victims across various instances – from motor accidents to slip and fall occurrences – they’ve mastered handling such complex matters with unraveled professionalism. Their track record evidences that their unmatched expertise gives them an edge; securing compensation clients rightfully deserve amidst challenging situations. Each attorney at Carlson Bier brings unique skills and dedication needed to champion your rights, ensuring relentless commitment from consultation through resolution phase regardless of the complexity or magnitude of your claim. The firm’s approach exhibits understanding equalled with aggressiveness aligning it beyond comparison in personal Injury law practice realm. Moreover, accessibility remains at their core values giving clients unhindered opportunities to discuss details about their cases allowing tailored superb solutions optimizing outcomes efficiently while minimizing stress linked with legal proceedings. Choosing Carlson Bier means entrusting your case into capable hands focusing on nothing but victory- designed client satisfaction par excellence! Remember, every moment is critical following a personal injury– consult Carlton Bier without delay!

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Chester Illinois

At Carlson Bier, we take pride in our renowned reputation as a leading personal injury attorney group based in Illinois. We understand that understanding legal matters can often be confusing and complex; therefore, we aim to provide comprehensive yet simple-to-understand content surrounding the realm of Personal Injury law, equipping you with the knowledge needed to make informed decisions.

The field of personal injury encompasses a broad range of situations where individuals suffer harm due to another party’s negligence or intentional acts. Some examples include motor vehicle accidents, construction site accidents, medical malpractice cases and wrongful death claims. It is essential to understand your rights under Personal Injury law as it could significantly impact your claim for compensation following such unfortunate incidents.

• Understanding Negligence: Central to any personal injury case is the concept of “negligence.” Legally speaking, negligence refers to someone’s failure to act with reasonable care towards others. If this negligence results in an accident causing harm to another person – including physical injuries or property damage — he/she could potentially seek compensation from the negligent party.

• Statute Of Limitations: A critical aspect within Personal Injury law pertains to the ‘Statute of Limitations’. In general terms, this signifies a timeframe stipulated by law during which a lawsuit must be brought forward after an incident has occurred. Navigating these time limits can sometimes appear challenging – hence consulting with experienced attorneys like us at Carlson Bier can prove advantageous.

• Damages Claimed: When seeking damages in a personal injury case, various forms of compensation could potentially be sought for either Economic Losses (medical expenses) or Non-Economic Losses (pain & suffering). It becomes vital then, that every aspect your claim is carefully evaluated ensuring maximum eligible compensation.

Our skilled team at Carlson Bier excels at streamlining complex facets within Personal Injury Law into straightforward concepts empowering clients like yourself with superior insights into their own cases. Each member of our team is thoroughly versed in Illinois laws and regulations surrounding personal injury, meaning you’re always in capable hands.

Furthermore, taking the necessary time to meticulously evaluate each case’s nuances is part of our unyielding dedication towards achieving positive outcomes. This approach ensures every legal avenue has been considered and substantial proof regarding another party’s negligence is established. Your required medical care, loss of earnings and sometimes overlooked elements like emotional distress are all vital aspects factored into our comprehensive efforts aimed at securing your rightful compensation.

In culmination, knowing about Personal Injury Law can be a gamechanger for any individual navigating through such trying times. Empower yourself with knowledge, gain valuable insights on the lawsuit procedure such as filing timings, evidence gathering or understanding compensation components – all crucial elements that will ultimately dictate the path your case follows.

As your trusted partner during this challenging journey, we invite you to explore further how Carlson Bier can help make your fight for justice a successful one. If you’ve ever wondered what could potentially be worth seeking out professional counsel for any personal injury matter consider this – clicking below could lead you straight into discovery! Take this decisive step today; explore how much your case might actually be worth by clicking the button below because where matters relating to law may appear complex and intimidating…We make them simple.

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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
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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
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Shanta Nash
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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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Areas of Practice in Chester

Bike Accidents

Specializing in legal representation for people injured in bicycle accidents due to others' carelessness or perilous conditions.

Scald Damages

Giving skilled legal assistance for sufferers of intense burn injuries caused by events or misconduct.

Physician Incompetence

Extending dedicated legal assistance for patients affected by healthcare malpractice, including surgical errors.

Goods Fault

Taking on cases involving faulty products, delivering skilled legal guidance to consumers affected by harmful products.

Nursing Home Abuse

Representing the rights of the elderly who have been subjected to neglect in elderly care environments, ensuring justice.

Trip & Slip Accidents

Specialist in dealing with trip accident cases, providing legal support to individuals seeking recovery for their losses.

Newborn Traumas

Supplying legal guidance for loved ones affected by medical carelessness resulting in neonatal injuries.

Automobile Incidents

Accidents: Focused on aiding sufferers of car accidents obtain equitable recompense for wounds and destruction.

Motorcycle Mishaps

Specializing in providing legal advice for individuals involved in motorcycle accidents, ensuring fair compensation for damages.

Big Rig Incident

Delivering specialist legal support for clients involved in semi accidents, focusing on securing fair claims for losses.

Construction Collisions

Engaged in assisting laborers or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to negligence or irresponsibility.

Cerebral Harms

Committed to extending dedicated legal advice for patients suffering from cerebral injuries due to accidents.

Canine Attack Damages

Expertise in tackling cases for clients who have suffered harms from canine attacks or animal assaults.

Jogger Collisions

Dedicated to legal representation for pedestrians involved in accidents, providing comprehensive support for recovering compensation.

Unfair Passing

Fighting for grieving parties affected by a wrongful death, extending sensitive and expert legal assistance to ensure redress.

Neural Injury

Committed to advocating for victims with vertebral damage, offering professional legal guidance to secure redress.

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