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About Carlson Bier Associates

Personal injury cases can often be complex and daunting; yet, with Carlson Bier Attorneys at Law by your side, you find the capably astute guidance required to navigate through such legal adversities. Serving Illinois for years, we mark our uniqueness through a meticulous combination of compassionate support and rigorous representation. Specializing in personal injury laws, we wield extensive experience in dealing with diverse case types – from automobile accidents to workplace injuries. We believe every individual deserves fair justice. Hence, irrespective of your case’s nature or complexity, our primary goal remains – achieving the best possible outcome for you! At Carlson Bier, we also appreciate that strenuous court trials can induce stress and anxiety among clients; therefore, exploring alternative dispute resolutions is integral to us where beneficial for resolving issues timely without compromising on your rightful compensation benefits.The crux of retaining Carlson Bier as your personal injury lawyer isn’t merely about resolute representation but more about finding the steady shoulder during trying times that ensures substantial progress towards recovery and Braucupacity rebuilding post any accidental adversity.

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Harrison Illinois

Welcome to Carlson Bier, a respected personal injury attorney group based in Illinois. Our experienced and committed team understand how challenging it is to navigate the complex world of personal injury claims, especially when you are reeling from a traumatic event or accident that was not your fault.

The law defines personal injury as harm caused to an individual’s body, mind or emotions due to another party’s negligence or harmful conduct. This can manifest in various ways such as car accidents, medical malpractice incidents, workplace-related injuries, slip and fall cases and many more. To successfully make a claim for compensation following personal injury requires building a compelling case outlining three key elements.

• Proof of the defendant’s duty: Every member of society has an implied legal obligation, or “duty”, to act in a way that doesn’t harm others. For example, all drivers have a duty to drive safely.

• Breach of duty: If someone acts (or fails to act) in a way that goes against their duty, they can be accused of breaching this duty – like if someone drives recklessly.

• Link between breach and injury: It must be proven that it was this failure to uphold responsibility which resulted directly in your personal injury.

While bringing these points home might sound simple enough on paper, there’s often much complexity involved in tracing negligence back to someone else—laying bare why employing skilled representation can greatly increase your chance at receiving rightful compensation. At Carlson Bier our seasoned attorneys utilize deep-seated knowledge and years of experience dealing with Personal Injury Law here in Illinois. We work tirelessly on ensuring each client’s case garners proper attention it deserves—for every minute detail holds weighty importance when presenting before any insurance company or jury ready to scrutinize.

Treatment after getting injured may cause significant financial burdens through medical bills. Tack onto this loss earnings due missed work during recovery time—it become clear why securing appropriate compensation becomes crucial helping victims surmount these obstacles.

At Carlson Bier we understand the specific laws that govern personal injury claims in Illinois. We know that successful compensation often means much more than financial relief to our clients—it paves the road towards gaining closure and healing emotional wounds left by harrowing events. We adopt a unique, tailored approach for every case ensuring each client’s needs are met with unwavering dedication and unquestionable expertise.

We empathize profoundly with victims of personal injury accidents, witnessing first-hand how devastating these incidents can be on individuals and their families. That is why every single attorney at Carlson Bier is devoted to providing relentless representation—always going the extra mile for our clients—so that they can focus on what matters most: reclaiming their lives.

In all personal injuries cases, time is crucial – as any delay might cause vital evidence to fade away or get lost. Hence, it’s incredibly beneficial to speak with an attorney immediately following an incident as it significantly boosts chances of securing maximum compensation from insurance companies pictured to refute claims or offer less-than-fair settlements.

At Carlson Bier, hailed as one of the top-notch law firms in Illinois dedicated exclusively to fighting tirelessly on behalf of personal injury victims—we value each potential client who takes one firm step toward seeking justice.

We invite you now then – gain essential insights into your unique situation by allowing us to provide a comprehensive evaluation of your claim risk-free. Estimate how much your case could potentially be worth simply by clicking the button below—a small act today yielding immense results tomorrow… Secure your rightful future commencing this very moment!

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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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Two-Wheeler Mishaps

Focused on legal assistance for persons injured in bicycle accidents due to negligent parties' recklessness or dangerous conditions.

Burn Injuries

Extending skilled legal help for individuals of intense burn injuries caused by accidents or carelessness.

Hospital Negligence

Extending expert legal support for clients affected by hospital malpractice, including medication mistakes.

Merchandise Obligation

Managing cases involving faulty products, extending professional legal assistance to victims affected by product-related injuries.

Nursing Home Abuse

Advocating for the rights of the elderly who have been subjected to neglect in nursing homes environments, ensuring protection.

Stumble & Trip Incidents

Professional in tackling stumble accident cases, providing legal representation to individuals seeking recovery for their losses.

Newborn Traumas

Delivering legal support for families affected by medical negligence resulting in infant injuries.

Motor Crashes

Incidents: Dedicated to assisting victims of car accidents receive fair remuneration for wounds and losses.

Two-Wheeler Incidents

Focused on providing legal advice for motorcyclists involved in scooter accidents, ensuring adequate recompense for injuries.

Big Rig Mishap

Delivering specialist legal support for clients involved in truck accidents, focusing on securing adequate recovery for injuries.

Worksite Collisions

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

Neurological Damages

Dedicated to extending compassionate legal advice for individuals suffering from cognitive injuries due to incidents.

Canine Attack Damages

Proficient in managing cases for individuals who have suffered damages from dog bites or creature assaults.

Cross-walker Accidents

Dedicated to legal services for pedestrians involved in accidents, providing professional services for recovering recovery.

Unwarranted Fatality

Fighting for loved ones affected by a wrongful death, offering caring and professional legal representation to ensure compensation.

Spinal Cord Trauma

Expert in advocating for individuals with backbone trauma, offering professional legal guidance to secure settlement.

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