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About Carlson Bier Associates

In Cullom and the surrounding areas, Carlson Bier holds an exceptional reputation as a formidable personal injury attorney group. Notably, they bring an unmatched depth of expertise to cater to your legal needs through challenging times that follow personal injuries. Known for turning adversity into advantage, their lawyer firm embodies professionalism paired with resolute advocacy focused on obtaining justice for victims of negligence or misconduct. When you entrust your case to Carlson Bier, rest assured that every detail will be meticulously evaluated as they strive relentlessly towards achieving a successful resolution on your behalf. Their team of elite attorneys is renowned not just within Illinois but beyond state lines – delivering impactful results consistently in personal injury litigation cases. Amongst others this acknowledges them as leading the pack by instilling confidence during distressing times when it’s needed most – providing legal guidance and support every step along the way until rightful compensation is secured for clients impacted by significant incidents resulting in harm or loss brought about through no fault of their own.

About Carlson Bier

Personal Injury Lawyers in Cullom Illinois

Carlson Bier, a reputable law firm based in Illinois, takes pride in advocating for those who have sustained injuries due to the negligence of others. As specialist personal injury attorneys, we are acutely aware of the devastating impact such accidents can have on your life. We strive to create an understanding environment and fight tirelessly for the compensation you deserve.

One crucial aspect of our philosophy at Carlson Bier is educating our clients about Personal Injury law, demystifying the complexities present within this legal area. Far more than just physical harm, personal injury cases encompass emotional trauma and financial loss that arises from accidents or incidents caused by another person’s carelessness or intentional actions.

Furthermore, it’s important to note that time is vital when it comes to filing a personal injury claim in Illinois. The statute of limitations typically allows two years from the date of your accident to make a claim. However, some nuances may extend or shorten this period depending on individual circumstances – reinforcing why seeking professional advice early is paramount.

• Personal Injury covers various areas: car accidents, slip/trip and fall incidents, medical malpractice cases etc.

• These cases aren’t restricted to physical injuries but involve emotional distress and monetary losses.

• Quicker action leads to more effective results: don’t delay reaching out for legal help.

When dealing with insurance companies post-accident remember three key points:

• Remember not everything they offer aligns with your best interests

• Strongly consider consulting a lawyer before accepting any settlements

• Insurance agents are adept negotiators – level the playing field by having experienced representation

Navigating through these intricate dynamics is where Carlson Bier shines as your trusted ally; ensuring you’re armed with knowledge and secure competent legal representation every step of the way.

At Carlson Bier we understand this could well be one of the most challenging periods in your life thus far; restoring normalcy following an unexpected injury should not be hampered further by puzzling legal intricacies or manipulation from insurance companies.

Trust and transparency underpin our personal injury practice at Carlson Bier. We strive for excellent client relationships, characterized by open communication and steadfast commitment to achieving the best possible outcome in every case. Here, your rights are defended assertively, yet compassionately – we’ve found this essential given most clients never envisioned they’d one day require a Personal Injury attorney’s services.

Recognizing that each case is unique we ceaselessly customize our approaches whilst depending on thorough investigation techniques to make sure all angles of the situation are examined before building formidable cases that effectively argue for rightful compensation.

Are you curious about how much your case could potentially be worth? Our interactive tool below has been designed precisely to satisfy such queries. We invite you to utilise this feature as part of our commitment towards fostering an understanding environment where information accessibility is prioritized: Claim the justice you deserve without ambiguity or delay with Carlson Bier right by your side throughout this journey. Click on the button below to start completing your first step toward a successful personal injury claim.

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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
Shanta Nash
Shanta Nash
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I really love you guys Yall the Best 🥰
Kevin Calloway
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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Bicycle Crashes

Focused on legal assistance for clients injured in bicycle accidents due to negligent parties' negligence or hazardous conditions.

Flame Injuries

Supplying specialist legal assistance for sufferers of severe burn injuries caused by accidents or negligence.

Healthcare Incompetence

Extending expert legal representation for victims affected by physician malpractice, including misdiagnosis.

Items Responsibility

Addressing cases involving faulty products, supplying adept legal services to victims affected by defective items.

Aged Mistreatment

Protecting the rights of nursing home residents who have been subjected to mistreatment in senior centers environments, ensuring restitution.

Fall & Fall Mishaps

Adept in addressing tumble accident cases, providing legal support to individuals seeking restitution for their damages.

Childbirth Wounds

Supplying legal aid for loved ones affected by medical malpractice resulting in newborn injuries.

Car Incidents

Accidents: Dedicated to helping patients of car accidents obtain appropriate remuneration for wounds and harm.

Motorbike Incidents

Committed to providing legal advice for bikers involved in motorcycle accidents, ensuring fair compensation for harm.

Truck Crash

Ensuring experienced legal assistance for clients involved in semi accidents, focusing on securing rightful settlement for injuries.

Construction Incidents

Concentrated on advocating for workmen or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to carelessness or recklessness.

Brain Impairments

Focused on delivering professional legal advice for patients suffering from brain injuries due to accidents.

Dog Attack Harms

Adept at tackling cases for victims who have suffered wounds from dog attacks or beast attacks.

Foot-traveler Accidents

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

Unfair Death

Fighting for grieving parties affected by a wrongful death, delivering compassionate and professional legal representation to ensure fairness.

Neural Injury

Focused on assisting persons with vertebral damage, offering dedicated legal guidance to secure settlement.

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