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About Carlson Bier Associates

At Carlson Bier, clients are central to our practice. Our high-caliber personal injury attorneys wield astute legal acumen with a touch of empathy and understanding. In an often congested field, we provide unparalleled levels of dedication and deliver results that can make a world of difference in your life – when it matters most. Demonstrating unwavering commitment towards protecting the rights of injured individuals, Carlson Bier rises above as your steadfast advocate after an accident or injury within Newton’s environs. We understand each case’s impact on the client’s life deeply. Therefore, every case is tackled with absolute precision; no stone is left unturned in the pursuit for justice that you deserve so rightfully.

It’s not just about recognizing the physical trauma induced on people due to reckless actions; it extends beyond — into reclaiming their emotional wellbeing while ensuring continued support both legally and mentally through complex times ahead.

If passionate advocacy combined with honest communication defines what you seek from your personal injury representative – then look no further than us at Carlson Bier.

About Carlson Bier

Personal Injury Lawyers in Newton Illinois

At Carlson Bier, we bring to the table extensive experience in Personal Injury law within the Illinois jurisdiction. Our commitment to championing the rights of individuals who have suffered harm due complications arising from negligence is unwavering. Indeed, as seasoned attorneys versed in personal injury litigation, we understand the specific barriers and difficulties our clients face under such circumstances.

Noteworthy is that a personal injury may result from various sources including auto accidents, workplace mishaps, faulty products among others. Unfortunately, dealing with these injuries not only affects your health but also takes an emotional toll on you and your loved ones. It’s this understanding that informs our approach towards handling each case – every client’s predicament is unique and requires a personalized legal strategy.

Our primary goal at Carlson Bier is to ensure that you comprehend what classifies as a personal injury claim:

•Severe body harm incurred because of direct involvement or exposure to an incident.

•The aforementioned incident resulted primarily from someone else’s uncalled for carelessness or neglect.

•The victim has undergone substantial suffering—physically, emotionally, materially—or anticipates future losses like income loss due to sustained permanent damage.

In light of the above points under Illinois jurisdiction; once all conditions align fittingly to affirm it’s indeed a personal injury situation caused by another party’s disregard—the injured party could be right in their pursuit for compensation.

It’s crucial that victims understand how pursuing such claims often involve intricate processes. For instance,

•Prompt reporting: The elapse between when one incurs physical harm and when they seek medical attention matters considerably – ideally should be instantaneously later without significant delays.

•Documentation remains cardinal bearing undeniable evidence – photographs taken on site immediately after occurrence depict actual intolerable conditions

(*Note: Actions like exchange of cursory glances over accident site immediately doesn’t serve justice during proceedings*)

At Carlson Bier we recognize documentation sustains solid grounds in lawsuits against defaulters; reason being it:

•Validates and attributes the injuries to the precise incident instead of conjuring lame thoughts that attempt to deny occurrence of accident altogether.

•It serves as indisputable proof in court, convincing even further your entitlement for a fair compensation.

Furthermore, understanding the statute of limitations in Illinois law is pivotal—typically two years from date when injury escalates but cases vary depending on circumstantial factors such as delay ‘discovery rule’, tolling due to disability or fraudulent concealment. With this brief window period, our role involves promptly filing your lawsuit within stipulated timelines.

Moreover, we make it our business to know and challenge insurance companies’ tactics.Insurance companies play along nicely while banking on alleged beneficiaries’ unfamiliarity with rules governing personal injury issues – often offering way less than deserved dues. But Carlson Bier’s competent lawyers will only settle for what exactly favours client’s interest appropriately.

Comprehending varying scales in different forms of personal injuries is similarly important for clients who consult us at Carlson Bier;

•Certain claims may demand calculation based on actual costs incurred like medical bills or lost earnings

•Others could involve subjective deciding aspects founded upon level of pain, suffering alongside other abstract elements which don’t acquire direct pricing easily.

Our wealth in wide-ranging expertise becomes handy during negotiation processes ensuring each concern gets satisfactorily addressed correspondingly lending you better chances of winning desirable compensation package .We never stop fighting until justice streams down!

Finally yet importantly, should a case culminate towards trial (which surprisingly less do –most end up getting settled out-of-court mutually), be reassured it’s not by any chance indication of weak point or looming loss.No!Quite contrary-it only re-emphasises unyielding fight we’ve taken embracing all challenges head-on dedicated to seeking appropriate redress regardless unusual elevations proceedings might take under extreme conditions.Thanks to our team’s unwearied determination and impressive court-room skills bringing much-needed peace for our clients amidst otherwise chaotic moments.

At Carlson Bier, we understand the complexities that come with personal injury law which is why it’s crucial to get representation from experienced attorneys. We are committed to providing personalized support during this difficult time and ensuring you receive full compensation for your pain, suffering, and financial loss. To take the first step towards justice, we encourage you to click the button below for a free case evaluation—it’s more than just about answering questions but instead ultimately unraveling what potential worth lies in store for your case!

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 Collisions

Dedicated to legal advocacy for persons injured in bicycle accidents due to others's indifference or dangerous conditions.

Scald Traumas

Supplying professional legal help for sufferers of intense burn injuries caused by occurrences or indifference.

Medical Carelessness

Extending experienced legal support for clients affected by healthcare malpractice, including negligent care.

Merchandise Fault

Dealing with cases involving problematic products, supplying specialist legal guidance to clients affected by product-related injuries.

Nursing Home Abuse

Defending the rights of seniors who have been subjected to abuse in senior centers environments, ensuring fairness.

Trip and Fall Occurrences

Adept in handling fall and trip accident cases, providing legal assistance to victims seeking compensation for their losses.

Birth Damages

Extending legal guidance for relatives affected by medical misconduct resulting in newborn injuries.

Auto Crashes

Crashes: Devoted to supporting sufferers of car accidents get appropriate remuneration for injuries and damages.

Bike Crashes

Expert in providing legal advice for individuals involved in motorbike accidents, ensuring fair compensation for traumas.

Trucking Collision

Ensuring adept legal services for persons involved in lorry accidents, focusing on securing just compensation for damages.

Worksite Mishaps

Committed to representing workers or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to recklessness or negligence.

Neurological Damages

Specializing in delivering dedicated legal advice for persons suffering from neurological injuries due to incidents.

Canine Attack Harms

Specialized in handling cases for people who have suffered damages from dog attacks or creature assaults.

Jogger Incidents

Committed to legal support for pedestrians involved in accidents, providing dedicated assistance for recovering claims.

Unfair Fatality

Working for relatives affected by a wrongful death, extending compassionate and skilled legal assistance to ensure redress.

Spinal Cord Injury

Committed to representing individuals with backbone trauma, offering specialized legal services to secure compensation.

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