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About Carlson Bier Associates

When tragedy strikes, time becomes your greatest adversary. Recovery might seem like a laborious odyssey without any certainty. The turmoil is of the physical, emotional and financial kind. A bastion in these turbulent times comes in the proficient form of Carlson Bier; an illustrious personal injury law firm serving those facing such adversities. They provide unwavering commitment to DeKalb’s residents ensuring their journey towards justice isn’t traversed alone. Mastery over Illinois statutes enables them to navigate through labyrinthine legal proceedings with deftness that simplifies complexities for you. From medical negligence to automobile accidents or workplace injuries: they dedicate themselves professionally at every phase till fair compensation is procured for you unconditionally irrespective of case difficulty level which often acts as insurmountable obstacles yet makes them undeterred going full-throttle advocating on behalf of clients persistently while maintaining ethical standards throughout so your well-being stays paramount notwithstanding inherent intricacies involved involving personal injury lawsuits necessitating their adept handling promoting client satisfaction beyond expectations taking empathetic approach personally comprehending pain suffered conveying deep understanding possessing unmatched capability establishing claim legitimacy convincingly whilst fortifying trust yielding desired resolution ultimately realizing aspirations offering peace mentally enabling accelerated healing process holistically- choose Carlson Bier for seamless representation transforming hopes into triumphant reality!

About Carlson Bier

Personal Injury Lawyers in DeKalb Illinois

At Carlson Bier, we specialize in championing personal injury cases and asbestos exclusions. Based in Illinois, our firm’s credibility is built on lasting trust and stellar legal outcomes that amplify the voice of victims who have suffered personal injuries through no fault of their own. By providing a haven of robust legal expertise, compassion, empathy, and relentless advocacy for justice, we stand by you to ensure that those responsible for your pain cannot evade the law.

Personal injury law predominantly covers incidents where an individual has sustained physical or emotional harm due to negligence or intentional actions. Delving further into this legal terrain reveals sub-categories inclusive but not limited to; medical malpractice, slips-and-falls accidents, road traffic accidents, defective products and work-related injuries. Each requires a unique approach when defending your rights – rest assured our dedicated lawyers are well-versed in all these areas.

Key aspects underscored within this practice involves addressing:

– Compensatory Damages: These aim at making an injured party whole again following an accident.

– Special damages: Specifically measurable costs such as lost wages or earnings, property damage & medical expenses fall under this category.

– General Damages: Pain and suffering experienced by persons impacted directly or indirectly by the accident fit here.

What sets us apart from other firms is how proficiently we form personalized strategies tailored towards each case’s circumstances while maintaining transparent communication channels readily available 24/7 with yourself throughout the process. We root ourselves in strong professional ethics reflected by a exemplary record of successful litigation outcomes over several decades.

Approaching us presupposes being treated not just as another case file on our roster but rather as integral members of our legal family whose recourse to justice must be satisfied expeditiously without any compromises on quality representation beloved clients so richly deserve.

We understand how overwhelming it can be to navigate legality complexities juxtaposed against life-altering impacts borne out of unforeseen events often triggering trauma plus financial troubles. That’s why we put forth a formidable team of seasoned litigators that will tirelessly advocate for you, ironing out bottlenecks towards your rightful compensation. Our foremost priority lies in expediting recovery processes by avoiding drawn-out litigation sprees premised on unscrupulous tactics our opponents may employ.

We cordially invite all victims pursuing justice to leverage our wealth of legal prowess within personal injury practice areas thereby relinquishing undue distress as we diligently contend for what’s rightfully yours. It is crucial to understand that swift action increases the chances of successful resolution since evidence remains fresh and witnesses’ memories still vivid – it’s always best not to delay seeking legal counsel post-incident.

Addressing seaworthy concerns would be incomplete without mentioning asbestos-related cases. A popular insulation material back in the day especially among manufacturers, asbestos inhalation exposure has been linked with deadly diseases such as Mesothelioma. At Carlson Bier, our doors remain widely open to providing stellar assistance if unfortunately diagnosed after asbestos contact attributable to employer negligence or mischievous product manufacturers.

Recognizing how intimidating initiating these lawsuits can appear at first glance given frisky nature associated with hefty medical bills and tangled custodial rights plus insurance cover issues therein, we offer free consultation services geared towards demystifying involved processes while analyzing your unique situation facilitating informed decision making about next steps forward.

At Carlson Bier, your journey to restoration takes precedence over everything else. We guide clients adeptly towards resounding victory encapsulated within appealing settlements & verdicts deserved when injuries become inevitable courtesy of another party’s fault lines that shouldn’t be yours to shoulder financially nor legally.

In conclusion, navigating treacherous waters following an unfortunate event needn’t be lonesome sojourn anymore thanks in large part due our extensive experience fostering appreciation nuances desired when putting up fierce fight defending fundamental human rights bothered by malicious incidences capable derailing otherwise peaceful existence besides crafting masterclass defense mechanisms that resonate positively your health and pocket needs.

Don’t just take our word for it, click on the button below to find out exactly how much your case could be worth. Your path to justice begins with Carlson Bier today – we stand ready by your side!

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Mydjianie Savary
mydjianie savary
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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Pedal Cycle Accidents

Dedicated to legal assistance for persons injured in bicycle accidents due to responsible parties' negligence or dangerous conditions.

Burn Damages

Supplying skilled legal services for victims of intense burn injuries caused by mishaps or carelessness.

Hospital Misconduct

Offering expert legal advice for victims affected by medical malpractice, including medication mistakes.

Commodities Fault

Managing cases involving problematic products, offering skilled legal services to clients affected by product malfunctions.

Nursing Home Misconduct

Advocating for the rights of seniors who have been subjected to misconduct in elderly care environments, ensuring fairness.

Tumble & Slip Incidents

Professional in dealing with tumble accident cases, providing legal support to sufferers seeking redress for their losses.

Infant Traumas

Providing legal aid for relatives affected by medical malpractice resulting in infant injuries.

Motor Collisions

Collisions: Focused on assisting individuals of car accidents secure fair payout for wounds and impairment.

Scooter Incidents

Specializing in providing legal advice for riders involved in scooter accidents, ensuring just recovery for damages.

Semi Collision

Providing professional legal representation for individuals involved in trucking accidents, focusing on securing just recompense for hurts.

Construction Collisions

Focused on advocating for workmen or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to safety violations or recklessness.

Brain Damages

Committed to providing specialized legal advice for individuals suffering from brain injuries due to carelessness.

Canine Attack Wounds

Adept at tackling cases for victims who have suffered damages from dog bites or wildlife encounters.

Jogger Accidents

Committed to legal assistance for walkers involved in accidents, providing expert advice for recovering damages.

Unwarranted Death

Working for bereaved affected by a wrongful death, providing understanding and skilled legal services to ensure fairness.

Vertebral Damage

Dedicated to representing victims with spine impairments, offering professional legal assistance to secure redress.

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