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About Carlson Bier Associates

When dealing with personal injury cases in Coal City, securing representation that prioritizes your interests is the first step to achieving justice. Carlson Bier possesses a distinguished reputation for protecting those affected by personal injuries and ensuring their rights are upheld. Personal Injury law can be wrought with complexity; however, our veteran team of lawyers simplifies this process through unmatched expertise honed over years of dedicated practice. The skillful proactive advocacy we bring to each case stems from an unwavering commitment towards standing on behalf of victims who deserve restitution for their pain or discomfort consequent to another’s negligence or malicious intent. Choosing Carlson Bier means selecting relentless champions who understand Illinois’ intricate regulations surrounding personal injury suits and will leverage it advantageously on your behalf. Our legacy rests not only upon winning compensation but also providing empathetic support during turbulent times – transforming just causes into victories personally tailored for you in Coal City.

About Carlson Bier

Personal Injury Lawyers in Coal City Illinois

As an esteemed law firm, Carlson Bier thrives on delivering top-notch legal support for individuals who have experienced personal injuries. With nerve-wrenching situations like car accidents, workplace hazards, or medical malpractice lurking at unsuspected corners of life, we are here to intercede and help navigate you through the complex wheels of justice. Based in the heart of Illinois, our team is dedicated to championing your rights with efficiency and empathy.

Personal injury lawsuits serve a critical role: these civil suits allow injured victims to pursue compensation from those responsible for their misfortune under tort law principles. This process involves first establishing liability; then determining the scope of injuries and damages incurred which can range from physical affliction and emotional distress to loss of income or diminished earning capacity.

Notably:

• In Illinois, personal injury cases must be initiated within two years of suffering the harm.

• A key point that distinguishes Illinois’ negligence laws is its Comparative Negligence Rule where compensation may vary based on your degree of fault.

• The state does not impose caps on compensatory damages except in medical malpractice cases when non-economic compensations (like pain & suffering) exceed $500k for physicians and $1m for hospitals.

Navigating this intricate system alone can feel arduous – it takes considerable skillset to construct compelling cases capable of acquiring fair compensation against formidable adversaries like insurance companies or corporate giants. That’s where Carlson Bier steps in: Our astute lawyers bring meticulous attention to each case coupled with an unwavering commitment towards ensuring clients get deserved recompense for their ordeal.

Let’s delve deeper into how we make that happen:

We start proceedings by meticulously gathering as much evidence as possible related to your claim – including photographs, witness testimonies or police reports – providing solid foundations upon which legal arguments can be built. Next comes evaluation; whilst painful wounds heal physically over time, fretting over piling financial burdens can worsen an already distressing situation. We ensure to account for all aspects of damage including not just medical bills and lost wages, but also matters concerning physical ailment or emotional suffering that might impact your quality of life.

Prepared with unequivocal evidence and thorough evaluations, we strive to negotiate settlements ensuring best interests of our claimants remain intact. If negotiations falter though, Carlson Bier’s proficient litigators possess the expertise to confidently argue cases in courtroom settings– backed with a track record proving this prowess.

Furthermore:

• Carlson Bier proudly maintains affiliations with reputed legal bodies like American Bar Association or Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.

• We operate on contingency fee basis – you owe us nothing unless we win your case – put simply, when you succeed, we succeed.

Speaking through decades-long experience: dealing with personal injuries is never easy. Memory-filled moments morph into haunting nightmares whilst everyday tasks suddenly become daunting obstacles. This upheaval in routine is challenging enough without having to brave the winds of legalities alone – that’s why it’s paramount have skilled defenders like Carlson Bier be at your side during such trying times.

Understanding intricacies of personal injury laws can unquestionably be intimidating; decision-making under strain feels pressured more often than not; conversations doused in legalese may seem indecipherable at first glance – indeed every concern sprouting from ambiguous nuances is valid! However today, as you turn virtual corners discovering Carlson Bier’s promising services while being swarmed by manifold uncertainties seeping into your mind – remember this: You are not alone!

You’ve taken the first crucial step towards seeking justice already by educating yourself about personal injury laws and exploring potential representation avenues on our website today.

We recognize remaining queries linger anxiously across your mind stirring frequent unsettling questions like “How much could my case potentially fetch?”

So find out NOW how much YOUR case might be worth! Click on the button below – let Carlson Bier’s experienced attorneys turn tables around for you and bring peace back into your life. The first step to healing starts here, not with false promises or exaggerations, but with authentic, compassionate professionals dedicated towards making lives easier – today and tomorrow.

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

Proficient in legal representation for individuals injured in bicycle accidents due to negligent parties' lack of care or risky conditions.

Thermal Traumas

Giving expert legal services for individuals of major burn injuries caused by accidents or negligence.

Healthcare Incompetence

Delivering professional legal advice for clients affected by hospital malpractice, including surgical errors.

Merchandise Fault

Taking on cases involving problematic products, delivering adept legal assistance to customers affected by product-related injuries.

Elder Abuse

Advocating for the rights of the elderly who have been subjected to mistreatment in care facilities environments, ensuring protection.

Slip & Stumble Incidents

Adept in tackling slip and fall accident cases, providing legal services to persons seeking redress for their suffering.

Neonatal Damages

Providing legal guidance for loved ones affected by medical incompetence resulting in birth injuries.

Car Mishaps

Accidents: Committed to helping clients of car accidents obtain appropriate payout for hurts and harm.

Bike Mishaps

Focused on providing legal assistance for individuals involved in bike accidents, ensuring adequate recompense for damages.

Semi Mishap

Offering adept legal services for victims involved in trucking accidents, focusing on securing adequate recompense for hurts.

Building Site Crashes

Committed to defending staff or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to carelessness or irresponsibility.

Head Damages

Specializing in extending professional legal advice for clients suffering from neurological injuries due to carelessness.

Canine Attack Harms

Expertise in managing cases for persons who have suffered damages from puppy bites or creature assaults.

Foot-traveler Mishaps

Dedicated to legal support for walkers involved in accidents, providing dedicated assistance for recovering damages.

Unjust Passing

Advocating for relatives affected by a wrongful death, providing understanding and adept legal representation to ensure restitution.

Neural Impairment

Expert in assisting individuals with vertebral damage, offering compassionate legal support to secure justice.

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