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About Carlson Bier Associates

Often in life, unpredictable occurrences lead to unfortunate personal injuries. When such events transpire, you need the assurance of an experienced and competent legal guide at your side. Look no further than Carlson Bier – a trusted name for Personal Injury law representation across Illinois. Our team ensures that there’s ample wisdom infused into our strategies and reliable integrity behind every action we take on behalf of our clients. What sets Carlson Bier apart? A deep understanding of the intricacies involving personal injury cases that equips us with unmatched prowess to advocate for fair settlements effectively, ensuring victims get adequate compensation deservedly.

Recover from your emotional stress as we efficiently handle all the details involved in winning your rightful claim under Personal Injury laws applicable within Saint Francisville precincts even when difficult circumstances arise.

Irrespective of how complex or daunting proceedings may seem initially, it’s vital to remember: where justice is due, consistency counts! That’s what Carlson Bier offers – consistent excellence in representing personal injury victims who seek equitable resolution; let us be your preferred choice towards securing optimum legal outcomes without geography constraints impairing quality service delivery.

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Saint Francisville Illinois

At Carlson Bier, we recognize that accidents happen, unfortunately so, and they can dramatically impact lives. We are a group of dedicated personal injury attorneys based in Illinois committed to providing comprehensive and aggressive legal representation for victims suffering from personal injuries. Our commitment is to ensure you receive full compensation possible under Illinois law for your losses.

Personal injuries can take on many forms – physical harm resulting from another’s negligence or intent; emotional trauma caused by an accident; financial setback due to medical bills and lost earnings. No matter the nature of your injury, our seasoned team at Carlson Bier stands ready to help you navigate through the complex labyrinth that is Personal Injury Law in Illinois.

Understanding key components of personal injury law will give you an edge as we pursue justice together:

• Negligence: It refers to any violation form of reasonably expected behaviour that leads directly or indirectly to someone else’s bodily harm.

• Damages: It refers to compensation awarded in civil lawsuits. Damages could be compensatory (for loss or injury) or punitive (to deter future misconduct).

• Statute of Limitations: In Illinois, this restricts the timeframe within which a suit must be filed post-accident.

Shouldering the burden alongside those wrongly injured encapsulates our mission at Carlson Bier. Whether it’s successfully negotiating settlements with insurance companies or taking matters all the way to court if necessary, we exhibit diligence every step along your journey towards recovery.

Indeed, knowledge empowers people during times fraught with uncertainties such as these – when faced with personal injuries. Understanding exactly what constitutes ‘personal injury,’ how fault is determined in these cases, methods employed for calculating your damages claim adds value immeasurably during such phases . This webpage aims at delivering precisely this sort of enlightenment without indulging overwhelming legal spirals.

Personal Injury encompasses diverse categories like:

• Motor Vehicle Accidents

• Workplace Accidents

• Defective Products liability

• Slip and Fall Accidents

• Wrongful Death

• Medical Malpractice

Every case has its own unique nuances that require a thorough understanding which we at Carlson Bier bring before laying out the best possible recourse pattern. Our attorneys have years of experience, allowing us to skillfully guide you through your claim’s essential stages working tirelessly towards achieving successful resolution on your behalf.

Before we forget, are you curious how much is at stake if Carlson Bier takes up your personal injury case? Well, it entails more than just numbers; it’s about security for you and your loved ones during troubled times. Let’s introduce some transparency into this process; don’t hesitate to click on the button below right away for a free and confidential assessment of what could potentially be owed to you under Illinois personal injury law.

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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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Bike Collisions

Specializing in legal assistance for people injured in bicycle accidents due to responsible parties' lack of care or hazardous conditions.

Thermal Damages

Extending expert legal services for people of severe burn injuries caused by incidents or indifference.

Clinical Negligence

Extending specialist legal representation for clients affected by healthcare malpractice, including surgical errors.

Goods Obligation

Addressing cases involving dangerous products, offering specialist legal services to consumers affected by harmful products.

Elder Mistreatment

Supporting the rights of the elderly who have been subjected to abuse in senior centers environments, ensuring compensation.

Trip & Slip Accidents

Professional in addressing slip and fall accident cases, providing legal representation to individuals seeking compensation for their damages.

Newborn Traumas

Supplying legal help for relatives affected by medical negligence resulting in newborn injuries.

Auto Collisions

Mishaps: Dedicated to assisting clients of car accidents get just payout for harms and destruction.

Two-Wheeler Mishaps

Focused on providing legal services for bikers involved in two-wheeler accidents, ensuring justice for traumas.

Truck Accident

Ensuring specialist legal assistance for individuals involved in semi accidents, focusing on securing appropriate recovery for losses.

Construction Site Accidents

Focused on supporting laborers or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to safety violations or irresponsibility.

Head Damages

Dedicated to ensuring specialized legal advice for patients suffering from cognitive injuries due to incidents.

Canine Attack Traumas

Expertise in addressing cases for victims who have suffered injuries from dog bites or beast attacks.

Cross-walker Mishaps

Focused on legal services for cross-walkers involved in accidents, providing effective representation for recovering damages.

Unjust Loss

Striving for relatives affected by a wrongful death, supplying empathetic and experienced legal representation to ensure redress.

Spinal Cord Damage

Committed to supporting victims with vertebral damage, offering expert legal representation to secure justice.

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