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About Carlson Bier Associates

When confronted with personal injury situations, it’s paramount to align yourself with an experienced attorney who comprehends the nuances of the law. Among your best resources is Carlson Bier – a leading Illinois-based firm acknowledged for its proficiency in handling Personal Injury cases impeccably and ethically. Our diligent attorneys offer objective advice tailored to individual case circumstances while maintaining strict adherence to professional standards and laws. Each legal endeavor we undertake reflects our commitment towards helping you seek rightful compensation. With years of combined experience under their belt, the lawyers at Carlson Bier prioritize your needs – striving relentlessly for fair resolution through tenacious advocacy and skilled negotiation maneuvers. Whether confronting insurance companies or navigating meticulous court processes, we stand as steadfast advocates for those wrongfully harmed. At Carlson Bier, we don’t just represent you; we put ourselves in your shoes to better comprehend your plight and provide optimal legal solutions ensuring peace of mind amidst challenging times.

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Potomac Illinois

Welcome to Carlson Bier, a prominent figure in Illinois’ personal injury law scene. We understand that one of the most stressful experiences in life can be dealing with the aftermath of an accident which leads to personal injury. Hence, it is crucial to have someone by your side who understands and sympathetically guides you through the complex legal system.

We offer keen insightful expertise into personal injury law. At heart, this revolves around acts, intentional or inflicted due to negligence causing harm to an individual physically, emotionally or psychologically. It covers a broad spectrum from motor vehicle accidents and medical malpractice to wrongful death incidents and more. Our attorneys bring years of experience in representing clients successfully across these situations.

Firstly, understanding negligence forms one of key elements in a personal injury case resolution – within the context of duty of care expected between two parties involved in an incident leading up to the damage caused solely due to the other party’s fault or misbehavior. The second crucial aspect involves determining liabilities – another intricate process requiring professional legal guidance for successful negotiation – especially when multiple parties or insurance companies are involved.

In terms of damages suffered because of such unfortunate instances carrying physical pain or emotional distress; each state including Illinois carries specific stipulations relevant to calculating compensation amounts settling those claims fairly. Effective establishment typically requires not only diligent documentation but also experienced interpretations around severity levels corroborated with suitable supportive evidence.

Finally, being mindful about statutes limitation essentially governing claim filing deadlines must be taken into account without delay – before it expires eliminating all chances for potential claim recoveries otherwise rightfully owed under all circumstances.

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Deep dive into our detailed resources, designed with an intent to empower you. Each piece of content here is tailored carefully, providing insightful and relevant information on diverse aspects such as injury types, legal rights, claim process complexities or even intricacies involved while dealing insurance companies post-accident scenarios. These will bolster your understanding and equip you well in navigating through this critical phase confidently.

With us, effective communication and competent legal representation are guaranteed. Remember that not all personal injuries translate into absolutely valid legal claims – deciphering which ones legitimately qualify demands expert professional help. So why wonder when we’re just a click away?

If you’ve been wronged due to somebody else’s negligence causing undue physical or emotional hurt coming under plausible personal injury circumstances; don’t wait another minute pondering what step to take next – rest assured about availing top-quality expertise equipped specifically for handling such cases skillfully ensuring best possible outcomes always benefiting you ultimately amidst these trying times.

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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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Cycling Crashes

Expert in legal assistance for individuals injured in bicycle accidents due to negligent parties' lack of care or dangerous conditions.

Burn Wounds

Giving adept legal support for patients of serious burn injuries caused by mishaps or negligence.

Physician Carelessness

Delivering dedicated legal advice for clients affected by healthcare malpractice, including misdiagnosis.

Merchandise Obligation

Handling cases involving problematic products, delivering specialist legal assistance to clients affected by defective items.

Geriatric Neglect

Representing the rights of elders who have been subjected to misconduct in nursing homes environments, ensuring protection.

Slip & Stumble Accidents

Professional in dealing with stumble accident cases, providing legal services to victims seeking recovery for their harm.

Childbirth Damages

Offering legal guidance for households affected by medical carelessness resulting in infant injuries.

Automobile Crashes

Accidents: Devoted to supporting patients of car accidents secure equitable recompense for hurts and destruction.

Two-Wheeler Incidents

Expert in providing legal support for bikers involved in scooter accidents, ensuring fair compensation for losses.

Trucking Collision

Offering professional legal advice for individuals involved in trucking accidents, focusing on securing fair settlement for harms.

Construction Incidents

Concentrated on advocating for laborers or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to negligence or negligence.

Head Injuries

Expert in delivering professional legal advice for patients suffering from cognitive injuries due to misconduct.

Dog Bite Damages

Specialized in dealing with cases for people who have suffered traumas from canine attacks or beast attacks.

Cross-walker Mishaps

Committed to legal support for cross-walkers involved in accidents, providing expert advice for recovering restitution.

Undeserved Passing

Advocating for families affected by a wrongful death, extending compassionate and adept legal representation to ensure restitution.

Backbone Harm

Expert in supporting persons with spine impairments, offering compassionate legal services to secure compensation.

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