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About Carlson Bier Associates

When facing the ordeal of a burn injury, it is essential to choose a legal advocate who understands your unique predicament and can guide you through the vast intricacies of Illinois law. Carlson Bier is dedicated to fighting for clients with personal injuries including severe burns. With extensive experience in representing victims within Sparta even though we are physically not located there, our firm’s main goal remains consistent – safeguarding your legal rights while prioritizing your well-being and rehabilitation. We at Carlson Bier leverage in-depth expertise combined with a compassionate approach that ensures justice prevails on behalf of our clients. Our commitment sets us apart; we exhaustively study every detail regarding the case providing robust representation designed explicitly for burn victims seeking compensation related directly or indirectly to their injuries caused by others’ negligence or carelessness.

Choose Carlson Bier as Your Advocate now! The said services cater exclusively keeping Illinois laws intact without implying any physical presence explicitly within Sparta city per se but ensuring best legal coverage nonetheless!

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Burn Injuries Lawyers in Sparta Illinois

For over 25 years, Carlson Bier has been your beacon of hope in the daunting world of personal injury law. With a firm grounding in Illinois, our specialty lies in avenues involving Burn Injuries—a formative area that is often shrouded with numerous misconceptions and terrifies potential claimants, deterring them from pursuing their well-deserved compensation.

At Carlson Bier, we understand that burn injuries are much more than just physical trauma—they totter you mentally and pinch at the very fabric of your life. Thus emerges an essential need to equip yourself with accurate and comprehensive knowledge about this subject matter. These injuries encompass varying degrees—First Degree Burns cause minimal skin damage; Second Degree Burns injure deeper layers causing blistering; Third Degree Burns damage all layers resulting to white or blackened skin; Fourth-Degree Burns affect muscles and bones causing irreversible damage.

Given the multifaceted nature of these traumatic incidents, it becomes imperative to understand that pitfalls might come cloaked in legal jargon leaving you floundering amidst confusion. To aid better understanding:

• The Statute of Limitations: In Illinois, one generally has two years from the date the injury occurred to file a lawsuit against those responsible.

• Comparative Negligence: If you had some fault in the accident resulting in burn injury, any award granted will be reduced by your percentage of fault.

• Product Liability: You could have a case if faulty products caused your burns—even without negligence on part of the manufacturer.

• Workers’ Compensation: You may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits following burn injuries at work.

Our approach depends heavily on meticulous factual investigations paving way for successful advocating on behalf of victims suffering due to another party’s negligence. We pay steadfast attention towards procuring evidence which includes but is not limited to photographic proof, eyewitness testimonies or accounts from experts specializing in fire investigation or biomechanics.

Providing legal counsel behoves us nothing short of gauging the gravity of your pain and suffering – a result of your burn injuries, which aides in justifying financial damages over and above medical expenses incurred like cost of future care or loss of earnings.

The Carlson Bier team consists of diligent attorneys working relentlessly around the clock to ensure you receive every dollar that law guarantees. Your burn injury claims could be multi-dimensional considering potential culprits ranging from negligent individuals, employers harbouring risky workplaces to manufacturers shipping faulty products.

Navigating the thorny path entailing filing claims for Burn Injuries could become overwhelming. This is exactly why seeking legal advice might shed light upon nuances not known otherwise opening pathways for negotiating settlements adeptly or zealously representing your case before a juror, if needed.

Trust us at Carlson Bier when we say, our commitment towards your justice isn’t an empty promise—it is instilled as professional ethos within each member contributing to this highly competent personal injury attorney group. Our past victories speak volumes about our unyielding dedication towards ensuring what you rightly deserve isn’t delayed due to ignorance or disorientation amidst intricate legal procedures.

So without further ado, let’s help unravel your legal queries pertaining to burn injuries right here at Carlson Bier—your trusted partners available specifically in Illinois ridden territories excluding Sparta as bound by state laws regarding office locations. Remember awaiting you at the end of this seamless journey is not just compensation but also substantial peace and closure. So make sure to click on the button below and find out how much your case is worth—we assure you it will be time well spent towards securing a legally indicative future!

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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 Sparta

Two-Wheeler Crashes

Proficient in legal representation for victims injured in bicycle accidents due to others' negligence or hazardous conditions.

Flame Injuries

Offering skilled legal advice for patients of grave burn injuries caused by incidents or carelessness.

Healthcare Negligence

Delivering professional legal services for patients affected by medical malpractice, including medication mistakes.

Items Responsibility

Handling cases involving defective products, offering specialist legal help to customers affected by faulty goods.

Elder Misconduct

Advocating for the rights of the elderly who have been subjected to mistreatment in senior centers environments, ensuring compensation.

Slip and Trip Mishaps

Specialist in tackling tumble accident cases, providing legal support to persons seeking restitution for their losses.

Infant Injuries

Providing legal assistance for families affected by medical malpractice resulting in neonatal injuries.

Auto Mishaps

Incidents: Committed to guiding sufferers of car accidents receive appropriate remuneration for wounds and damages.

Scooter Accidents

Dedicated to providing legal support for bikers involved in scooter accidents, ensuring justice for losses.

Big Rig Crash

Delivering adept legal assistance for clients involved in lorry accidents, focusing on securing just compensation for injuries.

Construction Mishaps

Dedicated to advocating for laborers or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to oversights or misconduct.

Cerebral Impairments

Expert in offering expert legal services for persons suffering from cognitive injuries due to incidents.

Canine Attack Injuries

Skilled in dealing with cases for individuals who have suffered harms from canine attacks or wildlife encounters.

Pedestrian Accidents

Specializing in legal assistance for pedestrians involved in accidents, providing expert advice for recovering restitution.

Undeserved Passing

Working for families affected by a wrongful death, extending sensitive and adept legal representation to ensure justice.

Vertebral Trauma

Expert in advocating for clients with spinal cord injuries, offering specialized legal services to secure redress.

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