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About Carlson Bier Associates

When it comes to handling personal injury cases, Carlson Bier has a proven track record of success. With a keen focus on personal injury law, our attorneys provide the expertise and dedication necessary to secure positive outcomes for our clients. As an authority in this practice area across Illinois, we stand unparalleled when pursuing justice against parties responsible for injuries sustained due to negligence or wrongdoing. Whether you’ve been involved in an auto accident or clinical malpractice incident within Oswego’s vicinity, setting your case on paths that lead towards maximum deserving compensation is what defines us best at Carlson Bier. We approach each case strategically yet with empathy; understanding the emotional toll such incidents take on individuals & families alike while focusing on achieving legal triumphs that befit them both financially and morally.

Whether you belong to Oswego or any other city within Illinois state boundaries will not essentialize your right to exceptional legal services from Carlson Bier – A name synonymous with Personal Injury Law triumphs statewide.

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Oswego Illinois

Welcome to Carlson Bier, distinguished personal injury attorneys steadfastly serving the state of Illinois. We understand that suffering a personal injury can be an overwhelming experience, not just physically but also emotionally and financially. Our mission is to assertively advocate for your rights and secure the best possible outcome for you in these challenging times.

Let’s delve into what we know best – Personal Injury Law – granting clarity over legal jargon and revealing how our expertise as a law firm could be instrumental in navigating this path.

Personal injury refers to the physical or psychological harm suffered due to another party’s negligence or intentional act. Predominantly encompassing scenarios varying from motor vehicle accidents, slip-and-fall incidents, medical malpractice occurrences, defective product injuries and workplace related accidents among other unforeseen circumstances These categories broadly define instances where one might encounter undue harm due to no fault of their own.

Understanding your rights under Illinois law is crucial:

– You have the right to file a lawsuit against a negligent party within two years from when the injury occurred.

– You are entitled to compensation covering various factors such as pain & suffering endured, lost wages due to inability to work, medical expenses incurred & future anticipated expenses.

– If more than one party is at fault for your injuries, Illinois follows comparative negligence rule.

Navigating through these complex regulations becomes seamless with adept guidance provided by experienced lawyers such as Carlson Bier; whose comprehensive understanding of Personal Injury law ensures robust representation protecting client’s interests unfailingly.

Evidently there are multiple angles needing thorough examination during any personal injury case. The determining factors include severity of the impairment caused by negligent actions; calculable financial impact sustained by injury; intentions and role played by offending party following incident amongst several others which require intensive investigation for fair resolution. This mandates adoption of multi-pronged approach making formidable leverage available leading towards favorable settlement while meticulously overcoming hurdles observed throughout proceedings.

At Carlson Bier our tenacious and dedicated team exhaust all reasonable efforts to ensure you receive the most equitable compensation. Our track record displays an extensive array of significant victories attained on behalf of various clients, a testament to our relentless pursuit for justice.

Conclusively, Carlson Bier is uniquely equipped with stalwart resources and broad acumen empowering victimized individuals to restore their lives following traumatic experiences. We fundamentally believe that your welfare remains paramount; thus enabling us establish a strong rapport rooted in trust and shared objectives as we navigate through this journey together.

We invite you now, to take a crucial step towards reclaiming control over your life by understanding how much you could potentially gain from pursuing justice against those at fault. By clicking the button below, you can reach out to our highly skilled attorneys who will be more than happy to offer expert insights into what kind of financial restitution may be available for you under Illinois law.

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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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Two-Wheeler Mishaps

Specializing in legal services for clients injured in bicycle accidents due to others's recklessness or dangerous conditions.

Flame Burns

Providing professional legal help for people of severe burn injuries caused by accidents or misconduct.

Healthcare Misconduct

Extending dedicated legal representation for persons affected by hospital malpractice, including wrong treatment.

Goods Liability

Addressing cases involving problematic products, offering skilled legal services to clients affected by product-related injuries.

Nursing Home Mistreatment

Defending the rights of aged individuals who have been subjected to abuse in care facilities environments, ensuring fairness.

Trip & Stumble Accidents

Specialist in tackling stumble accident cases, providing legal services to victims seeking compensation for their losses.

Neonatal Damages

Offering legal guidance for relatives affected by medical incompetence resulting in newborn injuries.

Auto Accidents

Incidents: Devoted to assisting individuals of car accidents gain just payout for hurts and losses.

Motorcycle Collisions

Focused on providing legal services for bikers involved in motorbike accidents, ensuring just recovery for losses.

18-Wheeler Crash

Providing expert legal advice for victims involved in semi accidents, focusing on securing just settlement for losses.

Construction Collisions

Engaged in defending staff or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to safety violations or negligence.

Cerebral Harms

Specializing in providing specialized legal support for clients suffering from cerebral injuries due to incidents.

K9 Assault Wounds

Skilled in addressing cases for persons who have suffered injuries from puppy bites or animal assaults.

Pedestrian Collisions

Committed to legal support for foot-travelers involved in accidents, providing comprehensive support for recovering recovery.

Unjust Death

Standing up for relatives affected by a wrongful death, offering caring and experienced legal representation to ensure restitution.

Vertebral Injury

Dedicated to supporting victims with paralysis, offering specialized legal representation to secure redress.

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