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About Carlson Bier Associates

When it comes to seeking assistance for personal injury matters, Carlson Bier should be your premier choice. As a leading Personal Injury attorney group based in Illinois, our legal prowess surpasses many of our counterparts. We are committed to serving the community and have built an impeccable reputation through dedicating abundant time and resources to each client’s case – a hallmark feature that further elevates us above others. Our sophisticated understanding of Personal Injury law combined with practical experience uniquely positions us to turn complex legal issues into simple solutions. Being well versed in various areas of Personal Injury litigation enables the team at Carlson Bier to assist you with diverse cases ranging from vehicular accidents, worker’s compensation claims, medical malpractice lawsuits among other situations involving negligence or intentional harm by another party. At Carlson Bier we believe every individual deserves robust representation; your case is not just business—it’s personal—and we treat it as such on your path toward recovery and justice.

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Fairmont Illinois

Carlson Bier, a prominent personal injury law firm based in Illinois, is your trusted ally when you’re grappling with the complexities of personal injury cases. Personal Injury Law encompasses incidents that have caused harm due to the negligence or intentional misconduct of others. These can range from vehicular accidents, medical malpractice, premise liability and product defects to workplace accidents; any situation where one has sustained injuries physically or psychologically as a result of someone else’s failure to use reasonable care.

In-depth understanding of Personal Injury Law plays an instrumental role during litigation proceedings. Hence, our experienced lawyers at Carlson Bier diligently work toward extending their expertise for maximum efficacy.

• Every case we handle emphasizes our commitment towards achieving full compensation for victims who are left grappling with loss of income, medical bills, suffering and inconvenience.

• Through skilled negotiation combined with aggressive advocacy when necessary, we seek favorable outcomes for our clients by holding those responsible accountable.

• We consistently remain abreast of latest legislative advancements related directly or indirectly to personal injury law.

Often times within the realm of Personal Injury Law exists insurance companies that put their own profit before your recovery; Carlson Bier ensures your needs aren’t undermined by unfathomably complex insurance policies and contracts. By leveraging decades long experience dealing with adjusters and defense attorneys, we adeptly navigate through these intricacies securing rightful benefits.

Unique nature of each case necessitates customized approach adapting to individual client requirements.

• We conduct detailed evaluation examining all factual aspects considering merits while outlining possible avenues maximizing potential recovery.

• Our staunch dedication fosters unwavering trust amongst clients; thoroughness in investigating claims coupled with objective advice instead than empty promises reflects our client-centric ethos.

With knowledge comes empowerment; Being informed about your rights equips you better handling stressful aftermath accompanying personal injuries. That’s why it’s important not only to understand intricacies entailing Personal Injury Law but also find trustworthy guidance steering you through this challenging endeavor; Carlson Bier pledges to shoulder this responsibility for you.

Our extensive portfolio exhibits vast range of knowledge dealing with nuances pertaining to personal injury cases thus ensuring your matters are handled deftly obtaining results that truly matter. Success isn’t defined merely by securing hundreds of millions in verdicts and settlements but also lies in seeing our clients regain their normalcy post incidents causing personal injuries.

Remember, time is key when it comes to Personal Injury Cases – vital evidence required proving liability may dissipate or be destroyed over course of time; swift action aids preserving such crucial elements enhancing possibilities of positive outcomes. Hence, do not delay seeking legal help.

So as a sufferer, what’s your next move? Knowledge alone isn’t power till effectively applied. Mere understanding the ins-and-outs of Personal Injury Law won’t suffice if not appropriately acted upon; professional legal advice from experienced attorneys becomes indispensable when facing adversaries like mighty insurance companies.

Feel ready to fight for your rights? We at Carlson Bier aim assisting individuals just like you seeking fairness after experiencing severe misfortunes due to others’ wrongful conduct. Click on the button below for our impeccable expertise evaluating the viable worth attributable possibly winning affirmative settlement or judgment in return. It’s certainly important realizing true potential value resting within case facts unturned before deciding any next step.

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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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Two-Wheeler Crashes

Proficient in legal advocacy for people injured in bicycle accidents due to other parties' lack of care or unsafe conditions.

Flame Burns

Giving adept legal help for victims of serious burn injuries caused by occurrences or misconduct.

Clinical Malpractice

Extending expert legal services for individuals affected by hospital malpractice, including wrong treatment.

Items Liability

Dealing with cases involving faulty products, offering skilled legal guidance to customers affected by product malfunctions.

Nursing Home Malpractice

Protecting the rights of the elderly who have been subjected to misconduct in elderly care environments, ensuring compensation.

Slip and Trip Occurrences

Professional in handling fall and trip accident cases, providing legal assistance to sufferers seeking justice for their harm.

Birth Wounds

Extending legal help for households affected by medical malpractice resulting in infant injuries.

Car Incidents

Collisions: Concentrated on guiding victims of car accidents secure reasonable recompense for injuries and damages.

Bike Incidents

Specializing in providing legal services for victims involved in bike accidents, ensuring justice for losses.

Truck Incident

Providing expert legal support for individuals involved in semi accidents, focusing on securing rightful compensation for injuries.

Building Site Collisions

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

Cerebral Injuries

Specializing in extending expert legal support for persons suffering from cognitive injuries due to misconduct.

Canine Attack Traumas

Skilled in handling cases for clients who have suffered harms from canine attacks or wildlife encounters.

Foot-traveler Mishaps

Specializing in legal support for foot-travelers involved in accidents, providing expert advice for recovering recovery.

Wrongful Fatality

Advocating for loved ones affected by a wrongful death, delivering understanding and experienced legal assistance to ensure justice.

Vertebral Harm

Dedicated to defending victims with vertebral damage, offering specialized legal support to secure justice.

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