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About Carlson Bier Associates

When facing personal injury situations, the importance of reliable and experienced legal counsel is crucial. The attorneys at Carlson Bier have an unrivaled reputation for providing superior service in your time of need. Our niche lies in the realm of Personal Injury law, having demonstrated a distinguished record in successfully representing our valued clients from Dolton and other areas throughout Illinois. We stand firm by our commitment to serve you with respect, empathy and unwavering dedication, ensuring that you are not alone during this challenging period. Apart from yielding maximum legally allowed compensation as swiftly as possible while alleviating your stress amidst complex legal procedures – we also provide personalized one-on-one

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Dolton Illinois

Carlson Bier specializes as a personal injury law firm based in Illinois, fervently committed to the mission of advocating for people who’ve suffered setbacks due to unfortunate events. We understand that dealing with injuries can be stressful and confusing. This stress is frequently compounded by the complexities inherent in handling personal injury claims, which often require an extensive understanding of intricate legal processes.

To set ourselves apart, Carlson Bier has established a veritable reputation rooted not just on securing favorable verdicts or settlements, but also through educating our potential clients about the landscape of Personal Injury Law. So how does this area of law relate particularly to you? Essentially, personal injury law allows for an injured person to go to civil court and get legal remedy (damages) for all losses originating from an accident or other incident.

Let’s look at some key aspects:

• It comes into play when one suffers harm from an accident or any incident where someone else might be legally responsible.

• An actionable claim exists if proof can be presented that another party operated negligently or imprudently.

• Damages potentially coverable under this category include medical expense reimbursements, compensation for pain & suffering, loss of ability to earn among others.

Furthermore, it’s crucial to understand that every State administers different regulations when it comes to personal injury laws. In Illinois specifically:

• There’s no limit as far as damage awards from courts are concerned – enabling plaintiffs possibly receive millions as compensation. However there is a “modified comparative negligence rule,” whereby your damage award lessens according to your percentage of fault in causing the incident

• The Statute of Limitations provides a two-year window post-incident during which lawsuits must be filed; failure results deprivation of right for compensation.

Notably following these pointers won’t render anyone overnight experts in the field – we haven’t even skimmed over pivotal considerations such as insurance company tactics and strategies required convincing juries – yet we hope understanding these basics gives you comfort, knowing what Personal Injury Law generally entails.

Our ultimate aim at Carlson Bier is to transform complicated legal technicalities into comprehensible language which anyone can grasp. Undeniably, possessing knowledge regarding your rights as an accident victim empowers you; not only while making decisions regarding proceeding with a lawsuit or not but also in setting expectations about potential outcomes should you opt to sue for damages.

At this point the allegation may have arisen – are we listed as personal injury lawyers in Dolton? It’s worth emphasizing that it contravenes Illinois law to advertise a presence in any city where a physical office doesn’t exist. Therefore, no implications will be made that this law firm operates out of Dolton.

Ultimately, our committed team of competent attorneys stands ready to provide comprehensive legal assistance specialized towards guiding clients through demanding circumstances surrounding personal injury lawsuits. Trust us at Carlson Bier to lend unparalleled experience and unwavering determination transforming complex litigation scenarios into simplified terms – all while focusing primarily on maximizing recoveries for clients.

So given the critical implications associated with Personal Injury cases – including medical cost reimbursements & potentially lost wage compensation – wouldn’t you want an experienced advocate safeguarding your interests while navigating convoluted paths of legalese regulations?

Take concrete action demonstrating commitment towards securing possible entitlements under law following your unfortunate incident: Click on the button below today enabling interaction with dedicated professionals from Carlson Bier who’ll estimate realistically how much value your case could actually be worth!

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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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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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Two-Wheeler Accidents

Proficient in legal representation for clients injured in bicycle accidents due to negligent parties' recklessness or hazardous conditions.

Burn Burns

Providing professional legal support for sufferers of serious burn injuries caused by events or carelessness.

Physician Carelessness

Providing experienced legal assistance for patients affected by physician malpractice, including surgical errors.

Merchandise Responsibility

Handling cases involving faulty products, supplying skilled legal help to consumers affected by product malfunctions.

Elder Misconduct

Advocating for the rights of aged individuals who have been subjected to neglect in aged care environments, ensuring restitution.

Slip and Fall Injuries

Professional in dealing with stumble accident cases, providing legal support to victims seeking recovery for their damages.

Newborn Damages

Providing legal aid for kin affected by medical incompetence resulting in infant injuries.

Car Incidents

Accidents: Devoted to guiding individuals of car accidents gain equitable compensation for wounds and losses.

Bike Accidents

Dedicated to providing legal support for riders involved in scooter accidents, ensuring justice for damages.

Trucking Incident

Providing expert legal advice for drivers involved in big rig accidents, focusing on securing rightful recovery for injuries.

Worksite Crashes

Concentrated on defending employees or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to recklessness or carelessness.

Head Impairments

Focused on delivering expert legal support for clients suffering from cognitive injuries due to carelessness.

Canine Attack Damages

Skilled in addressing cases for clients who have suffered injuries from dog bites or animal assaults.

Foot-traveler Crashes

Dedicated to legal advocacy for walkers involved in accidents, providing dedicated assistance for recovering claims.

Unjust Death

Standing up for loved ones affected by a wrongful death, supplying caring and skilled legal services to ensure justice.

Spine Impairment

Dedicated to representing clients with backbone trauma, offering compassionate legal representation to secure redress.

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