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About Carlson Bier Associates

When personal injury strikes unexpectedly, you deserve the highest standard of legal support. That’s where Carlson Bier comes in, a trusted beacon in Illinois’ Personal Injury law landscape. Our decades-long expertise uniquely situates us to handle any case comprehensively and efficiently, ensuring your interests are thoroughly protected and served. As dedicated fighters for justice with specialty areas encompassing auto-accidents, medical malpractice or workplace accidents among others – an assurance that we can expertly navigate South Chicago’s unique legal context despite not dwelling within its geographical strictures by law. Further reinforcing our client-first commitment is top-tier negotiation skills that guarantee fair compensation for your suffering. We also demonstrate relentless court-room tenacity whenever necessary, advocating tirelessly until your voice is heard and justice meted out rightly; this makes Carlson Bier the ideal personal injury assistance closely following South Chicago laws yet convenient enough for residents seeking high-caliber representation without compromise on convenience or resulting outcomes.

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Personal Injury Lawyers in South Chicago Illinois

Welcome to Carlson Bier, your premier personal injury attorneys serving Illinois. With injury law being a complex field that requires expert navigation, we step in and tailor our legal solutions to meet the unique needs of every client seeking justice and compensation after experiencing personal injuries resulting from sheer negligence.

At Carlson Bier, we fully understand that accidents can cause major setbacks—physically, emotionally, and economically. That’s why our experienced team of attorneys work tirelessly to help you reclaim control over your life by aggressively advocating for your rights while seeking full financial restitution for damages suffered.

The Personal Injury aspect of law is broad-ranging and covers various types of incidents such as:

• Car Accidents: We relentlessly fight for the victims who have sustained injuries due to negligent drivers.

• Workplace Injuries: For those injured at their place of work due to insufficient safety measures or negligence.

• Slip/Fall Incidents: If you fell because a property owner failed to maintain safe premises.

• Medical Malpractice: Where mistakes by medical practitioners lead to harm instead of healing.

Navigating through any these complexities without professional representation could see you settling for less than what is required for adequate recuperation – an eventuality we strive hard to prevent.

Our commitment is centered on delivering crucial insights necessary in understanding personal injury law in Illinois—creating an environment where victims feel empowered taking vital decisions about their cases. This transparency bolsters our strategy framework—a guidepost ensuring astute advocacy tailored around achieving just compensations. Our aggressive yet strategic approach sets us apart—effectively countering unfair settlements while constantly focusing on clients’ wellbeing during this tumultuous time.

In fact, one critical detail often overlooked involves determining whether an incident qualifies as a ‘personal injury’ case—it’s not always straightforward! Certain key factors must exist before a case can be considered viable under this umbrella term:

– Existence Proof: There must exist substantial evidence showing someone else was responsible (whether partially or in full) causing harm.

– Nature of Injury: Physical injury must have occurred from the incident. Emotional distress alone hardly qualifies unless it’s proven to directly follow physical injuries. Additionally, the severity of these injuries significantly influences possible payouts received.

– Financial Impact: Tangible financial losses resulting from personal injury are also an indispensable ingredient when seeking compensation.

At Carlson Bier, we extend a comprehensive, hands-on approach centered firstly around understanding your unique circumstances before charting a litigation route designed to drive justice home while maximizing potential payout—an endeavor aimed at recognizing our clients’ sufferings and hardships by accurately reflecting their experiences within the legal framework.

As stalwarts standing tall among distinguished Illinois personal injury attorneys at law, avail yourself of Carlson Bier’s unique offerings geared towards tailored representation advocating effectively on your behalf. We ensure appropriate resolution for victims navigating often overwhelming odds—a beacon offering vital assistance throughout every stage towards successful case conclusion.

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Testimonials from Clients

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Based on 58 reviews
Mydjianie Savary
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 Accidents

Dedicated to legal assistance for individuals injured in bicycle accidents due to others' negligence or unsafe conditions.

Thermal Wounds

Offering expert legal advice for individuals of serious burn injuries caused by occurrences or carelessness.

Physician Carelessness

Ensuring professional legal services for patients affected by physician malpractice, including misdiagnosis.

Items Responsibility

Managing cases involving dangerous products, supplying specialist legal services to consumers affected by faulty goods.

Aged Neglect

Representing the rights of elders who have been subjected to mistreatment in elderly care environments, ensuring compensation.

Tumble & Fall Incidents

Adept in handling stumble accident cases, providing legal support to individuals seeking compensation for their losses.

Infant Wounds

Supplying legal guidance for families affected by medical malpractice resulting in birth injuries.

Motor Accidents

Mishaps: Devoted to assisting clients of car accidents gain just payout for injuries and losses.

Motorcycle Incidents

Focused on providing legal assistance for individuals involved in two-wheeler accidents, ensuring adequate recompense for harm.

Trucking Crash

Offering professional legal assistance for drivers involved in lorry accidents, focusing on securing adequate recompense for damages.

Worksite Crashes

Engaged in supporting workers or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to negligence or negligence.

Cerebral Harms

Specializing in providing expert legal services for victims suffering from cerebral injuries due to accidents.

Canine Attack Wounds

Proficient in addressing cases for persons who have suffered harms from K9 assaults or wildlife encounters.

Jogger Accidents

Dedicated to legal representation for cross-walkers involved in accidents, providing comprehensive support for recovering restitution.

Wrongful Loss

Working for grieving parties affected by a wrongful death, extending empathetic and experienced legal representation to ensure fairness.

Backbone Trauma

Specializing in advocating for victims with backbone trauma, offering dedicated legal support to secure recovery.

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