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About Carlson Bier Associates

If you’re grappling with the aftermath of a personal injury, confronting legal complexities compounded by physical pain can be overwhelming. The expert team at Carlson Bier is here to help safeguard your rights and secure appropriate compensation for your losses seamlessly. Our results-driven approach in handling personal injury cases has marked us as a reliable ally for individuals not only within Illinois but also in areas such as Freeport. We are committed to providing comprehensive counsel from inception through resolution of each claim. Distinct for our meticulous attention to detail, we leave no stone unturned when advocating on behalf of our clients. Navigating insurance claims and litigations becomes less daunting under the adept representation offered by the trusted attorneys at Carlson Bier; they bring extensive experience that equips them with an innate understanding of how best to proceed after sustaining any type or level of personal injuries within state jurisdictions like Freeport—solidifying why many place their trust in us during times most critical.

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Freeport Illinois

Welcome to Carlson Bier, your definitive hub for Personal Injury law in Illinois. As a respected legal group specializing in personal injury cases, we provide exceptional value to individuals seeking justice following incidents that have profoundly affected their health and lifestyle.

Personal Injury Law is an area of legal practice dedicated to offering representation and support for those who’ve suffered direct harm or injury attributable to another party’s negligence, recklessness, or intentional acts. At Carlson Bier, we consider it our mission not merely to represent clients but also educate them comprehensively about this critical aspect of the law.

As one of Illinois’ most distinguished personal injury attorney groups, our primary objective is to safeguard your rights while ensuring you’re adequately compensated for the hardships endured physically, emotionally and financially due to the unfortunate incident. It’s essential that you recognize different kinds of personal injuries within the framework of legal pedagogy:

• Auto accidents: These include car crashes, motorcycle collisions and truck accidents caused by reckless driving or violation of traffic rules.

• Workplace injuries: Accidents occurring at work sites due principally to employer’s negligence regarding safety standards.

• Medical malpractices: Incidents instigated by medical professionals’ mistakes leading to patient’s adverse health repercussions.

• Slip-and-falls: Mostly occur due premises being improperly maintained causing visitors harm.

Litigating these personal injury claims necessitate intricate understanding pertinent laws coupled with acute acumen concerning court proceedings. We bring pristine skill backed by years championing such lawsuits accruing substantial monetary compensations getting clients life back on track post-unwanted predicaments. We prioritize clear client communication throughout litigation journey keeping you updated every step till fruition realizing desired outcomes.

What separates us from other law firms? Our vast resources combined with outstanding commitment focused undividedly towards achieving maximum compensation for your claim apart from unwavering dedication towards every case however big or small it might be. Deliverability underpins everything we do forming core part corporate culture.

While partnering with us, you can expect sincere efforts enabling justice served in creating impact. We shoulder the entire legal process’s burdens ensuring smooth sailing allowing you concentrate primarily on health recovery. Our team meticulously analyses every accident detail corroborating witnesses examining police reports preparing a foolproof case before court paving way for positive results.

Our attorneys armed with unsurpassed experience strive relentlessly till justice prevails assuring maximum compensation enough entailing medical bills loss of wages general anguish suffered due to sudden life-altering circumstances – promising not just legal counselling, but also an empathetic ally during such distressful times.

Remember the cruciality of immediate action in personal injury cases, owing to Illinois’ decidedly stringent statute limitations. Chalking out a preliminary strategy becomes pivotal particularly if undergoing recuperation following injuries sustained- delay could jeopardize your valid claim hence swift action is paramount protecting your legal rights vitalizing deserved compensatory measures.

We’re here to aid and guide you through this challenging phase contributing valuable expertise guiding towards a successful resolution of your case — because we profoundly comprehend, the aftermath of personal trauma extends beyond physical wounds treads into shadows impacting normalcy which might feel lost but definitely isn’t unreachable.

Do consider leveraging our free consultation benefit — it isn’t merely obligation-free; it’s an opportunity interacting directly with seasoned lawyers gaining clarity deep insights regarding potential lawsuit path enhancing informed decision-making laying base stepping stone starting restorative journey post-unfortunate episode catapulting back onto road towards reclaiming what was unjustly taken by untoward incident.

The next step? Clarity about your case worth steers course forward determining substance weightage making tailor-made contingency plan bringing powerful representation fortifying peace mind while battling adversity progressing resiliently restoring lost ground against heavy odds retaliating taking stand defending dignity. It all starts with simply pressing that button below getting accurately assessed straightaway leading knowledgeable approach combatting unforeseen difficulties infusing regained confidence within inspired resoluteness inspiring resilience unique tailored legal advice piloting unprecedented success.

Grounded in Illinois law’s minutiae, we assure you that our services are available statewide without breaching any regulations. Notably, our law office strictly adheres to Illinois’ dictate against misleading geographical advertisements — we unequivocally refrain from suggesting a presence in locations where we don’t operate an actual physical establishment.

In closing, should you be at the precipice of navigating the arduous battlefield of personal injury claims, remember that you’re not alone. Carlson Bier stands with you committedly through thick and thin predicaments, leveraging vast resources for maximal advantages. Begin your journey toward recovery today by clicking on the button below to understand how much your case is worth. Whether facing challenging uncertainties or approaching us armed with questions galore – reach out promptly! Everyone at Carlson Bier is eager earnestly intently waiting leaning forward helping hand extended bridging gap restoring faith rendered justice propelling resiliently forward steadfast unwavering forever!

Testimonials from Clients

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Mydjianie Savary
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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Pedal Cycle Accidents

Expert in legal services for clients injured in bicycle accidents due to others's carelessness or risky conditions.

Thermal Burns

Supplying adept legal support for sufferers of major burn injuries caused by incidents or recklessness.

Hospital Incompetence

Delivering expert legal advice for persons affected by medical malpractice, including misdiagnosis.

Products Fault

Managing cases involving defective products, delivering professional legal assistance to consumers affected by product malfunctions.

Geriatric Neglect

Defending the rights of the elderly who have been subjected to neglect in aged care environments, ensuring protection.

Trip and Fall Occurrences

Adept in tackling fall and trip accident cases, providing legal representation to individuals seeking justice for their injuries.

Neonatal Wounds

Delivering legal guidance for families affected by medical incompetence resulting in childbirth injuries.

Motor Collisions

Accidents: Dedicated to aiding sufferers of car accidents secure reasonable recompense for wounds and destruction.

Motorcycle Accidents

Dedicated to providing legal assistance for riders involved in motorbike accidents, ensuring justice for traumas.

18-Wheeler Incident

Ensuring specialist legal advice for clients involved in lorry accidents, focusing on securing appropriate compensation for harms.

Construction Collisions

Committed to advocating for workers or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to oversights or irresponsibility.

Neurological Harms

Dedicated to providing dedicated legal services for victims suffering from cognitive injuries due to misconduct.

Canine Attack Damages

Skilled in addressing cases for individuals who have suffered traumas from dog attacks or creature assaults.

Pedestrian Incidents

Expert in legal representation for joggers involved in accidents, providing comprehensive support for recovering claims.

Unfair Passing

Striving for grieving parties affected by a wrongful death, supplying sensitive and adept legal guidance to ensure redress.

Spine Harm

Dedicated to representing persons with spine impairments, offering dedicated legal support to secure recovery.

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