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About Carlson Bier Associates

When faced with a personal injury, it’s vital that you’re supported by confident and skilled legal representation. Carlson Bier is an exceptional consortium of personal injury attorneys highly qualified to represent individuals facing complex legal challenges in Mansfield, Illinois. With vast experience spanning various challenging cases, we’ve streamlined our tactics to ensure maximum results for our clients. We’re notable for going above and beyond in leveraging the principles of law to reach amicable verdicts or settlements. What distinguishes Carlson Bier from others is our unsurpassed dedication and expertise – hallmarks responsible for both many successful case outcomes as well as the positive reviews given by previous clients who have experienced first-hand how we instinctively prioritize their interests over everything else. Your search for effective representation concludes here at Carlson Bier; where every client matters, every case holds importance and values surpass borders ensuring you obtain nothing less than what you deserve throughout your legal journey.

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Mansfield Illinois

From minor accidents to major misfortunes, the unexpected can occur at any moment. When it does and you’re left dealing with the aftermath of a personal injury, legal journey may seem daunting. That’s where Carlson Bier steps in – your reliable Personal Injury Attorneys based right here in Illinois. We are not just lawyers; we are advocates committed to fighting for your rights, ensuring you receive fair compensation and helping you maneuver through what can often be a complicated legal landscape.

Personal injuries come in many forms but are essentially an illness or injury caused by someone else’s negligence. They might result from an automobile accident, fall on slippery surfaces, medical malpractice, or faulty products. However big or small the incident is that led to personal injury; its impact on everyday life can be massive. With the added pressure of medical bills and loss of income, navigating the process alone is not ideal.

Here’s what sets Carlson Bier apart:

* Expertise: Our team of experienced attorneys has been assisting clients with their personal injury cases for years.

* Tailored Approach: Every case is unique and requires individual attention – which is exactly what we offer.

* Compassionate Counsel: We understand that this is a challenging time for our clients; therefore, we strive to provide empathetic support along with professional services.

* Dedicated Pursuit of Justice: We relentlessly pursue justice for our clients until they get the restitution they deserve.

When it comes to filing Personal Injury claims in Illinois – understanding key facets is crucial:

• Statute Of Limitations: It’s imperative to know that Illinois law dictates a two-year statute of limitations on most personal injuries cases – from when the injury was detected – within which legal proceedings must begin.

• Fault And Liability Laws: In Illinois fault matters! If you are less than 50% at fault then you may claim damages proportionate to other party’s share of liability.

• Damages Recoverable: As a victim, you can claim for several types of damages – including medical expenses, loss of income, emotional distress and suffering.

Dealing with insurance companies can be complex and often frustrating. They operate in their best interest, not yours. Rarely do they offer adequate compensation without strong legal representation. That’s why it’s essential to engage an expert Personal Injury Attorney from Carlson Bier early in your case to ensure the best possible result. We handle all communication with insurers so you can focus on recovery while we work diligently to reach the fair settlement you are entitled to.

Don’t navigate this journey alone! You deserve justice and compensation for your injuries. Allow us at Carlson Bier to shoulder some of the stress associated with personal injuries and help guide you through these complicated legal proceedings.

Understanding is power – but experience brings victory! Get in touch today by clicking the button below. Let’s find out how much your case could truly be worth together – because no one should have to pay for someone else’s mistakes.

Testimonials from Clients

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Based on 58 reviews
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 services for people injured in bicycle accidents due to other parties' lack of care or unsafe conditions.

Scald Traumas

Giving adept legal support for sufferers of grave burn injuries caused by occurrences or negligence.

Medical Carelessness

Extending professional legal representation for clients affected by healthcare malpractice, including medication mistakes.

Goods Obligation

Addressing cases involving problematic products, supplying skilled legal guidance to victims affected by harmful products.

Aged Misconduct

Advocating for the rights of nursing home residents who have been subjected to malpractice in care facilities environments, ensuring justice.

Slip and Tumble Occurrences

Expert in managing stumble accident cases, providing legal support to clients seeking compensation for their losses.

Infant Traumas

Supplying legal help for families affected by medical negligence resulting in infant injuries.

Auto Collisions

Mishaps: Committed to guiding patients of car accidents get just remuneration for harms and destruction.

Two-Wheeler Incidents

Expert in providing representation for victims involved in bike accidents, ensuring justice for damages.

Trucking Collision

Offering expert legal support for drivers involved in big rig accidents, focusing on securing fair recompense for losses.

Building Site Mishaps

Dedicated to assisting laborers or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to oversights or recklessness.

Brain Impairments

Expert in ensuring professional legal assistance for individuals suffering from cerebral injuries due to accidents.

Dog Bite Damages

Skilled in managing cases for victims who have suffered wounds from K9 assaults or wildlife encounters.

Pedestrian Collisions

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

Wrongful Demise

Fighting for relatives affected by a wrongful death, offering sensitive and expert legal representation to ensure fairness.

Backbone Damage

Committed to assisting clients with paralysis, offering dedicated legal services to secure recovery.

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