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About Carlson Bier Associates

With extensive experience and a mastery of Personal Injury law, Carlson Bier is devoted to safeguarding the rights of individuals in Kildeer. Our lawyers’ skills have been honed from years of practice involving diverse personal injury cases, allowing us to offer sophisticated strategies for each unique situation. We maintain high standards when it comes to serving our clients – this is not just about legal representation but also ensuring we champion your cause thoroughly and effectively. Trusting Carlson Bier means putting absolute faith in a team that comprehends the intricacies involved in Illinois’s law landscape. As specialists dealing with personal injuries, be rest assured our expertise gives us an edge as we navigate through these complex laws on your behalf. We prioritize getting you justice- it’s not just about winning cases; essentially, it’s about restoring normalcy and peace after unforeseen incidents marred by personal injuries. At Carlson Bier, advancing your interests and offering unmatched representation defines who we are—reliable advocates relentlessly pursuing justice for Kildeer residents.

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Kildeer Illinois

Welcome to Carlson Bier, a premier law group specializing in personal injury cases right here in Illinois. As your dedicated advocates, we’re committed to championing your rights and securing the compensation you deserve when life’s unexpected moments arise. But first, what exactly does “personal injury” mean? Personal injury is a term that encompasses any harm inflicted upon an individual due to the negligence or intentional act of another person or entity. This includes, but isn’t limited to, car accidents, slip-and-fall incidents, workplace mishaps, defective products injuries and medical malpractice.

A few salient points about personal injury law in Illinois should help guide those seeking justice:

• In Illinois, there’s a statute of limitations on personal injury claims;

This means you have two years from the date of accident/injury occurrence to file your case.

• The state allows for comparative fault;

If you bear partial responsibility for the incident leading up to your injury (e.g., being 30% at fault in an auto accident), it doesn’t completely negate your claim. However, it can reduce your potential winnings proportionately.

• Compensation isn’t uniform across all cases;

Multiple factors such as medical bills incurred, lost wages due to inability to work during recovery period and mental or emotional distress suffered are taken into account while quantifying damages.

Your well-being is our top priority at Carlson Bier – not just in securing financial reimbursement post-accident but also with education pre-eminent so that you are prepared before any unfortunate event transpires. When entrusting us with your case you can expect thorough investigation of all evidence & circumstances surrounding the incident and tireless negotiation efforts on your behalf—all underpinned by decades-long experience practicing law.

We understand this process can seem daunting especially if it’s your first time dealing with courtrooms and legal language. That’s why we make sure our services aren’t merely transactional – they’re transformational. We’re driven by a clear and profound purpose: To lighten your burdens, calibrate injustices and bring you peace of mind.

And if you’re now wondering, “How much is my case worth?” – we can help. The value of every personal injury claim differs based on the unique circumstances surrounding each case. Factors like medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering all come into play when determining potential compensation. But one thing remains constant – our dedication to dogged advocacy on behalf of our clients.

We encourage you to take advantage of the wealth of experience and legal acumen available at Carlson Bier by clicking the button below for a detailed evaluation of your case – an assessment complete with insights about potential outcomes tailored specifically to your scenario. Remember: Your journey towards fair compensation commences once proactive steps are taken – including having knowledgeable allies such as us fighting relentlessly in your corner.

Carlson Bier isn’t just another law office – it’s where justice lives.

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Mydjianie Savary
mydjianie savary
2023-12-12
I went to a car accident with my husband and they’re was very helpful. I love them so much.
Judy Canchola
Judy Canchola
2023-12-06
This law office was helpful, consistent and professional. I highly recommend!
Francisca Rojas
Francisca Rojas
2023-11-29
So happy to work with this attorney, they resolve my case very fast!
April Bartlett
April Bartlett
2023-11-09
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
2023-10-30
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
2023-10-25
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
2023-10-16
I really love you guys Yall the Best 🥰
Kevin Calloway
Kevin Calloway
2023-10-16
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 Mishaps

Dedicated to legal assistance for victims injured in bicycle accidents due to other parties' negligence or dangerous conditions.

Burn Damages

Supplying professional legal assistance for sufferers of serious burn injuries caused by events or negligence.

Clinical Negligence

Delivering professional legal support for persons affected by physician malpractice, including negligent care.

Commodities Obligation

Managing cases involving unsafe products, extending skilled legal support to customers affected by faulty goods.

Senior Malpractice

Representing the rights of aged individuals who have been subjected to abuse in senior centers environments, ensuring fairness.

Slip & Trip Mishaps

Adept in dealing with trip accident cases, providing legal advice to victims seeking justice for their harm.

Birth Wounds

Providing legal help for families affected by medical carelessness resulting in infant injuries.

Car Collisions

Incidents: Concentrated on guiding victims of car accidents gain reasonable payout for harms and impairment.

Motorcycle Crashes

Committed to providing representation for riders involved in motorcycle accidents, ensuring adequate recompense for damages.

Semi Mishap

Providing expert legal advice for persons involved in big rig accidents, focusing on securing appropriate settlement for damages.

Construction Site Crashes

Committed to advocating for laborers or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to safety violations or irresponsibility.

Cerebral Impairments

Focused on extending specialized legal representation for persons suffering from cerebral injuries due to misconduct.

Canine Attack Injuries

Specialized in managing cases for people who have suffered traumas from dog attacks or beast attacks.

Foot-traveler Crashes

Committed to legal advocacy for pedestrians involved in accidents, providing expert advice for recovering recovery.

Unjust Fatality

Advocating for grieving parties affected by a wrongful death, providing sensitive and expert legal assistance to ensure compensation.

Spinal Cord Trauma

Dedicated to defending patients with paralysis, offering compassionate legal assistance to secure redress.

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