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About Carlson Bier Associates

When facing the aftermath of a burn injury, finding dedicated legal representation is paramount to navigating complex litigation processes. The task requires professionals who are knowledgeable in Illinois Burn Injury Laws—enter Carlson Bier attorneys. Proven specialists in advocating for victims of such debilitating injuries, they exemplify commitment and expertise to their craft. Our firm stands as an intelligent choice due to our thorough understanding of both physical and emotional sufferings arising from severe burns, thus enabling us to highlight these aspects effectively in court proceedings or settlement discussions. When the rights you deserve are at stake, we fight fiercely on your behalf against negligent parties accountable for your predicament—whether it happened within industrial accidents or residential fires—even product failures responsible for it all—we’ve got you covered! Choose Carlson Bier’s reputable track record defending the injured; let us convert this challenging ordeal into a path towards justice and recovery.

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Burn Injuries Lawyers in Roseville Illinois

At Carlson Bier, we specialize in representing victims of burn injuries in Illinois. As your dedicated personal injury law firm, our mission is centered around delivering high-quality legal services with a compassionate approach. We understand the physical and emotional trauma associated with burn injuries, ranging from painful blisters to disfigurement and nerve damage that can turn lives upside down. Our extensive experience in this complex area of personal injury law provides a solid foundation for robust representation.

Burn injuries can occur under various circumstances – work environment accidents, residential fires, car crashes heating equipment malfunction or even due to defective products. What’s important to know is that if your burn was caused by someone else’s negligence or intentional act, you may be entitled to compensation.

Here are some crucial elements involved when pursuing a burn injury case:

– Determining Liability: Establishing fault is critical. Did your employer fail to ensure a safe working environment? Did an automotive part manufacturer produce a faulty component that caused a vehicle fire?

– Degree of Burn: The severity of burns significantly influences the potential compensation owed—ranging from first degree (surface layer damage) through third-degree burns (affecting deeper tissues).

-Mental and Emotional Trauma: Survivors often deal with significant psychological distress including PTSD symptoms, anxiety disorder and depression.

-Future Medical Expenses: It’s vital to acknowledge future medical care needs like surgeries, rehabilitation therapy programs along with cost estimation into claim calculations.

– Lost wages and Reduced Earning Ability: Time off work during recovery as well as any impact on capacity for future earnings should also be factored into financial recuperation.

Our team at Carlson Bier works diligently towards securing maximum compensation possible for our clients dealing with severe life-altering repercussions of burn injuries. It might seem daunting navigating through the intricacies of legal proceedings while healing physically and mentally – but remember you’re not alone; our team is committed to smooth sailing every step of the way.

We recognize the importance of utilizing resources like medical practitioners, life care planners and even bio-mechanics who help paint a comprehensive picture of your injuries’ impact – influencing the overall claim value positively. Additionally, we collaborate with various reconstruction experts to scientifically establish liability accurately.

Moreover, witness testimonies play an essential role too. Witnesses can provide clarity about what transpired leading up to or during the event causing harm. This information may corroborate your version of events while lending credibility to your case in front of a judge or peers at settlement discussions.

At Carlson Bier, our approach is not one-size-fits-all but ‘personalized legal strategy.’ We believe that each client’s circumstances are unique and therefore deserve special attention when devising the best legal way forward to maneuver through complex scenarios effectively.

If you or a loved one has suffered burn injuries due to another’s negligence, it’s high time for rightful recompense; after all – only justice served aids recovery multi-fold. Discover how much your case might be worth by clicking on the button below because remember – at Carlson Bier, ‘Your Recovery Is Our Victory.’

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This law office was helpful, consistent and professional. I highly recommend!
Francisca Rojas
Francisca Rojas
So happy to work with this attorney, they resolve my case very fast!
April Bartlett
April Bartlett
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
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.
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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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Burn Accident FAQ​

There are three main types of burn injuries:

  • First-degree burns: These burns affect the outer layer of skin, the epidermis. They cause redness, pain, and swelling.
  • Second-degree burns: These burns affect the epidermis and the dermis, the second layer of skin. They cause redness, pain, swelling, and blistering.
  • Third-degree burns: These burns destroy the epidermis and the dermis, and can also damage the underlying tissues. They cause white, leathery, or charred skin.

Burn injuries can be caused by a variety of factors, including:

  • Heat: This includes flames, hot liquids, steam, and hot objects.
  • Electricity: Electrical burns can be caused by contact with live wires or outlets.
  • Chemicals: Chemical burns can be caused by exposure to acids, alkalis, and other corrosive substances.
  • Radiation: Radiation burns can be caused by exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun or to other types of radiation.

The signs and symptoms of a burn injury will vary depending on the severity of the burn. However, some common signs and symptoms include:

  • Redness
  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Blistering
  • Charred skin
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Shock

The treatment options for burn injuries will vary depending on the severity of the burn. However, some common treatment options include:

  • First-degree burns: These burns typically heal on their own within a few days. However, it is important to keep the area clean and moist.
  • Second-degree burns: These burns may need to be treated with medication or surgery.
  • Third-degree burns: These burns typically require surgery and skin grafts.


Yes, you may be able to file a lawsuit if your burn injury was caused by the negligence or recklessness of another person or party. A burn injury lawyer can help you understand your rights and options, and can represent you in court if necessary.

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Areas of Practice in Roseville

Cycling Accidents

Proficient in legal services for victims injured in bicycle accidents due to negligent parties' carelessness or risky conditions.

Thermal Burns

Providing skilled legal support for patients of major burn injuries caused by incidents or carelessness.

Physician Malpractice

Offering dedicated legal advice for victims affected by medical malpractice, including misdiagnosis.

Merchandise Accountability

Handling cases involving problematic products, extending skilled legal services to customers affected by harmful products.

Aged Mistreatment

Protecting the rights of seniors who have been subjected to malpractice in elderly care environments, ensuring compensation.

Tumble and Fall Injuries

Specialist in addressing trip accident cases, providing legal representation to clients seeking compensation for their harm.

Childbirth Traumas

Providing legal support for households affected by medical negligence resulting in childbirth injuries.

Car Incidents

Crashes: Concentrated on guiding sufferers of car accidents secure fair settlement for harms and impairment.

Motorbike Mishaps

Focused on providing legal support for motorcyclists involved in bike accidents, ensuring rightful claims for damages.

Big Rig Collision

Ensuring professional legal services for victims involved in semi accidents, focusing on securing fair settlement for injuries.

Worksite Collisions

Focused on defending workers or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to negligence or recklessness.

Neurological Traumas

Committed to providing dedicated legal services for patients suffering from cerebral injuries due to misconduct.

K9 Assault Wounds

Skilled in managing cases for people who have suffered wounds from puppy bites or animal attacks.

Pedestrian Mishaps

Dedicated to legal assistance for pedestrians involved in accidents, providing comprehensive support for recovering damages.

Wrongful Fatality

Fighting for bereaved affected by a wrongful death, offering compassionate and professional legal services to ensure compensation.

Spinal Cord Injury

Dedicated to representing clients with vertebral damage, offering expert legal assistance to secure settlement.

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