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About Carlson Bier Associates

When it comes to personal injury matters, swift action supported by strong legal representation makes all the difference. Carlson Bier possesses unmatchable expertise in mastering that delicate art of legal precision and rapid response. Our renowned team of Personal Injury attorneys has represented countless individuals who have suffered due to someone else’s negligence or misconduct – providing not just exceptional legal support but true empathy and understanding during trying times. At Carlson Bier, our primary goal is ensuring that your rights are fully protected while securing maximum compensation for your suffering and loss. We bring you an unmatched blend of competence, commitment, and compassion — qualities that make us the finest choice in Illinois when seeking a Personal Injury lawyer. Your fight becomes our mission: armed with skillful stratagem shaped from vast experience and cutting-edge knowledge; we endeavor tirelessly until justice has prevailed.

Remember one name – Carlson Bier – whenever life puts you face-to-face with adversity necessitating top-notch personal injury counsel; excellence in service would indeed be an understatement here! With us on your side, rest assured: You’re already a step forward towards victory!

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Georgetown Illinois

At Carlson Bier, we are dedicated to representing those who have been victims of personal injury. We understand that such circumstances can be life-altering and distressing which is why our team of highly skilled attorneys aim to provide comprehensive and compassionate legal aid.

Personal injuries may occur in various forms; from auto accidents, medical malpractice, workplace trauma to slip-and-fall incidents. All these situations call for a strong legal ally with an incisive understanding of the complex litigation process involved in personal injury cases.

• Auto accidents:

These are one of the most common causes of personal injuries. Proving liability often hinges on detailed accident reconstruction and negotiation skills with insurance companies.

• Medical malpractices:

Cases involving healthcare providers call for an attorney who has a solid grasp of both medical terminology and practice as well as intensive knowledge of Illinois laws relevant to medical malpractice claims.

• Workplace accidents:

Safe work environment is every worker’s right. However, when this fundamental tenet is violated leading to serious injuries or illnesses, it necessitates robust legal response powered by a nuanced comprehension of workers’ compensation law.

• Slip-and-Fall:

Property owners owe visitors a duty of care. When violation happens leading to serious bodily harm by slip-or trip-and fall-accidents – landlords, business operators or even government entities could be held liable.

The consequences arising from any form of personal injury can be severe including physical pain, mental distress, financial loss through medical bills or lost wages due immense recovery time. Insensitive treatment by insurers further compounds your predicament with low-ball settlement offers far removed from equitable recompense you deserve for your hardship; this intimidates financial liabilities beyond current needs extending well into future contingencies like long-term care or rehabilitation costs.

At Carlson Bier, not only do we exhibit exemplary command over legal components constituting your case but also extend empathetic support throughout our engagement ensuring that each client feels understood, validated and rigorously represented. Our intricate understandings of Illinois personal injury law will give you peace of mind knowing that your case is handled by experienced hands.

We want to ensure that justice prevails in your favor so we relentlessly challenge the parties responsible for causing the injury while diligently pursuing maximum possible compensation or punitive damages wherever applicable. We also relentlessly monitor developments with insurance companies during negotiation phases giving no quarter to them downplaying our client’s suffering.

By choosing Carlson Bier as your legal ally, rest assured you will have relentless advocates in courtrooms as well as understanding guides outside ensuring not just seamless procedural progress through various legal stages but also sustained moral support throughout. Driven by strong ethics and deep commitment to client welfare, at Carlson Bier we believe representing victims of personal injuries isn’t about compensatory success alone it’s about restoring a sense of normalcy disrupted since an unfortunate incident.

As the pre-eminent Personal Injury Attorney group based in Illinois, our services come backed by unmatched experience spanning several years guiding thousands of grievously injured clients on traverse through interstate laws towards claiming rightful recompense.

You might be wondering how much your specific case can potentially yield in terms of compensation: the critical elements determining such value hinge around severity of your injury, implications on quality-of-life subsequently besides variances introduced by different courts or juries – all these form part & parcel of our litigation strategy drafted exclusively for you.

Don’t let this distressing phase become an ordeal. Discover what rights are accessible under Illinois Personal Injury Law and demystify potential worthiness hinging on unique specifics defining each claim; do click below – determine how much YOUR case might actually be worth!

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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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Bicycle Incidents

Specializing in legal representation for persons injured in bicycle accidents due to other parties' lack of care or perilous conditions.

Thermal Injuries

Providing expert legal services for people of serious burn injuries caused by occurrences or misconduct.

Physician Malpractice

Providing professional legal support for persons affected by medical malpractice, including misdiagnosis.

Goods Responsibility

Taking on cases involving faulty products, extending expert legal help to individuals affected by harmful products.

Elder Neglect

Protecting the rights of aged individuals who have been subjected to neglect in senior centers environments, ensuring compensation.

Fall and Trip Mishaps

Specialist in handling trip accident cases, providing legal representation to persons seeking recovery for their damages.

Birth Harms

Providing legal aid for households affected by medical incompetence resulting in neonatal injuries.

Auto Collisions

Incidents: Committed to assisting individuals of car accidents secure fair settlement for injuries and destruction.

Two-Wheeler Collisions

Expert in providing legal advice for bikers involved in two-wheeler accidents, ensuring rightful claims for injuries.

18-Wheeler Accident

Ensuring experienced legal support for victims involved in semi accidents, focusing on securing fair compensation for harms.

Building Incidents

Focused on representing staff or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to negligence or negligence.

Cerebral Injuries

Specializing in delivering professional legal assistance for clients suffering from cognitive injuries due to incidents.

K9 Assault Injuries

Specialized in handling cases for individuals who have suffered damages from dog attacks or wildlife encounters.

Cross-walker Mishaps

Specializing in legal assistance for cross-walkers involved in accidents, providing professional services for recovering damages.

Wrongful Death

Fighting for relatives affected by a wrongful death, providing compassionate and adept legal guidance to ensure justice.

Vertebral Damage

Expert in advocating for patients with paralysis, offering dedicated legal assistance to secure compensation.

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