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About Carlson Bier Associates

When it comes to personal injury cases, Carlson Bier is the reliable choice in Madison. Our attorneys don’t merely require extensive legal knowledge but also an in-depth understanding of medical conditions resulting from accidents, negligence or intentional harm. Age-old experience and a deeply ingrained local perspective have facilitated our exceptional ability to protect your rights vehemently while following proper legal protocol. Personalized care is what we offer at Carlson Bier as every client has unique needs when dealing with traumatic instances like car accidents, slip & fall incidents, wrongful deaths among others. What differentiates us is our commitment – we fight till you get fairly compensated financially for lost income, emotional distress or medical costs not covered by insurance companies who often downplay damages endured by victims like you! Not just another name on a vast client list; with Carlson Bier you are seen as individuals deserving justice and respect during challenging times. Trust us with steering your legal journey towards rightful compensation here in Madison.

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Madison Illinois

Protecting your rights and pursuing justice is our sole focus at Carlson Bier. As a premier personal injury attorney group based in Illinois, we understand how life can come to a standstill after an accident. The debilitating effects of severe injuries can not only destabilize your health but also send shockwaves through other areas of your life like finances, job stability, and family harmony.

Personal Injury law pertains to the legal remedies for those who experience harm from an accident or incident caused by someone else’s behavior. It applies whether the person causing the accident did so with negligence or intent. This area of law covers situations ranging from car accidents and slip-and-fall incidents to defective products, and medical malpractice among many others.

At Carlson Bier we offer:

– Leading experts in personal injury lawsuits.

– A no-win-no-fee policy that guarantees you pay nothing unless we win.

– Personalized attention – because every case matters.

In every one of our client engagements, we aim to be more than just attorneys but also partners who are deeply committed to achieving positive outcomes.

Understanding Personal Injury Law can often seem confusing without legal training. However, at its core is the doctrine of negligence – a party behaving carelessly leading to harm sustained by another party. To have successfully claim in a personal injury suit requires establishing that negligence was indeed present in the situation causing injury.

Carlson Bier prides itself on three main pillars when it comes defending our clients’ rights:

– PROVING NEGLIGENCE: Our team will go above and beyond to establish beyond reasonable doubt that the responsible party was negligent.

– ESTABLISHING DAMAGE: We devote our resources both tangible and intangible towards proving that this negligence led directly to your damage or injury.

– WARRANTED COMPENSATION: Our firm then aims accurately evaluate what compensation is due covering everything from medical expenses, lost wages all through pain and suffering endured.

Intricacies around personal injury law makes it necessary for you to have the backing of an experienced attorney who can guide you and represent your interests. Carlson Bier brings together a dedicated team of lawyers with extensive experience in taking on insurance companies, negotiating settlements, or representing clients in court should the need arise.

At the heart of our approach is compassion towards individuals we serve and aggressive pursuit of justice against those causing harm. We understand each case is unique both regarding specific facts and people involved. Our primary objective becomes understanding the full scope of these incidents and their effects on our clients’ lives; guiding them through every step necessary while providing reassurances based on factual legal knowledge.

The aftermath of a serious accident can leave one feeling overwhelmed. Medical bills pile up quickly; physical recovery may be slow, emotions are running high – burdened by uncertainty about what’s next or even where to start resolving different challenges presented by life after an accident. Choosing Carlson Bier, therefore offers you not just legal representation but also solace that somebody cares about your wellbeing understands these difficulties, and is forcefully fighting for you.

Time indeed heals everything but justice expedite this healing process by providing closure so you move forward from unfortunate incidents instead remaining stuck under their shadow – pained not only physically but also emotionally due unpaid dues from those responsible.

We invite you to explore how Carlson Bier’s expertise can help transform outcomes in personal injury cases. By clicking the button below, find out how much your case could potentially be worth as we strive to secure maximum compensation for your loss. Trust us to anchor your pursuit for justice as we bring years of experience successfully helping victims like yourself get back peace and financial stability after suffering personal losses following accidents caused others’ negligence.

Testimonials from Clients

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Based on 58 reviews
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

Focused on legal services for victims injured in bicycle accidents due to responsible parties' lack of care or unsafe conditions.

Flame Injuries

Giving professional legal support for patients of major burn injuries caused by events or negligence.

Clinical Carelessness

Extending specialist legal support for clients affected by healthcare malpractice, including medication mistakes.

Goods Accountability

Managing cases involving defective products, providing expert legal services to customers affected by product-related injuries.

Elder Malpractice

Advocating for the rights of seniors who have been subjected to neglect in aged care environments, ensuring protection.

Slip & Trip Accidents

Specialist in handling stumble accident cases, providing legal support to individuals seeking redress for their injuries.

Neonatal Wounds

Offering legal aid for relatives affected by medical carelessness resulting in childbirth injuries.

Auto Incidents

Crashes: Devoted to supporting individuals of car accidents secure just compensation for hurts and losses.

Scooter Crashes

Specializing in providing legal support for bikers involved in motorcycle accidents, ensuring fair compensation for traumas.

18-Wheeler Incident

Ensuring expert legal support for individuals involved in big rig accidents, focusing on securing appropriate claims for hurts.

Construction Crashes

Engaged in defending workmen or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to oversights or misconduct.

Neurological Impairments

Committed to ensuring expert legal support for clients suffering from brain injuries due to misconduct.

K9 Assault Harms

Expertise in handling cases for victims who have suffered traumas from puppy bites or animal assaults.

Pedestrian Mishaps

Specializing in legal support for pedestrians involved in accidents, providing professional services for recovering claims.

Unfair Fatality

Working for families affected by a wrongful death, providing empathetic and skilled legal assistance to ensure justice.

Neural Injury

Expert in representing individuals with paralysis, offering specialized legal representation to secure recovery.

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