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About Carlson Bier Associates

If you or a loved one has faced the devastating aftermath of burn injuries, know that expert legal representation is just around the corner – made available to Toulon residents, courtesy of Carlson Bier law firm. In their stance as a seasoned personal injury lawyer firm based in Illinois, they inherently understand the nuances and complexities surrounding burn injury cases. Using their immense experience supporting victims with succinct claims; they have continually leveraged deep industry knowledge to make compelling arguments for maximum compensation deserved by clients. Whether your injuries stem from residential fires, industrial incidents or defective products – trust Carlson Bier to exhibit relentless devotion when overthrowing challenges presented by these traumatic experiences. More than legal counselors at heart–they are passionate advocates who stand firmly beside you; striving incessantly towards justice and rightful restitution procedure every step of the way. When it comes to burn injury litigation expertise within reach of Toulon community- consider no other than Carlson Bier- where compassion meets unwavering commitment in utilizing comprehensive legal strategies for optimal results.

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Burn Injuries Lawyers in Toulon Illinois

Burn injuries can bring life-altering consequences, affecting not just the physical health but also the psychological well-being and financial stability of victims. If you or a loved one have suffered burn injuries due to someone else’s negligence, the experienced personal injury attorneys at Carlson Bier are here to assist. Based in Illinois, we specialize in delivering exceptional legal representation for victims of a wide range of personal injury incidents, including burns.

Burn injuries come in various forms and severities — first-degree burns affect only the outer layer of the skin causing minor discomfort, while second-degree burns extend below the surface to harm underlying tissues. The most severe are third-degree burns that damage both layers of skin and underlying tissues leaving permanent scarring and requiring immediate medical attention. The etiology might include open flames, hot objects or liquids, electrical sources or harsh chemicals.

The aftermath of burn injuries is often more complex than it seems:

– Immediate Physical Pain: Severe pain is an immediate after-effect that could persist through healing.

– Long-Term Physical Implications: Depending on severity, some burns may cause prolonged sensitivity, limited mobility and long-standing discomfort from scar tissue.

– Emotional Trauma: Facing changes in appearance post-burn plus dealing with ongoing treatments can lead to emotional issues like anxiety and depression.

– Financial Burden: Hospitalization, surgeries prescriptions and rehabilitation costs will rapidly pile up with extensive burn treatments.

In such a scenario, securing rightful compensation becomes paramount to address these myriad trials. That’s where our team at Carlson Bier steps in to support your claims process diligently.

Our prowess lies not just in knowledge about Illinois statutory law applicable for burn injuries cases but also understanding insurance company tactics used during settlements. We navigate this landscape deftly ensuring you’re not alone during your pursuit for justice.

As lawyers focusing on personal injury incidents including burns caused by flashes/explosions (flash), heat from fire or steam (flame/scalds), hot objects (contact), electricity (electrical) or chemical exposure (chemical); here is how we aid:

– Case Evaluation: We conduct a thorough investigation of the accident to establish liability.

– Medical Record Compilation: By collating all your medical reports, the extent of injuries and prognosis can be documented.

– Expert Witnesses: Where necessary, we bring expert witnesses on board to strengthen your claim in court.

– Negotiating Settlements: We handle negotiations with insurance companies ensuring you obtain maximum possible compensation.

– Litigation Support: If the case goes to trial, our fierce litigators will represent you effectively.

Remember, no one deserves to suffer needless pain and hardship due to someone else’s negligence. Our premier legal services endeavor that your personal struggle becomes less daunting and your path towards recovery smoother. Understandably, dealing with such multilayered nuances amid physical discomfort is not easy for burn injury victims or their families. While you focus on healing, let us bear the burden of ensuring justice and compensation owed to you.

A lot rides on the expertise and experience of suitable legal counsel while seeking rightful compensation post-burn injuries. At Carlson Bier, we stand by our commitment — Your fight is our fight! With unwavering dedication towards pursuing justice for burn injury victims throughout Illinois; Supplementing it with strategic planning grounded in in-depth statutory analysis; Ensuring effective negotiation at every step — We provide comprehensive legal assistance tuned distinctively for each burn injury victim’s needs.

Choosing Carlson Bier means entrusting advocates who believe firmly that your voice matters – your story needs telling – professionally and empathetically! Don’t settle for an unfulfilled life due to someone else’s mistake – hold them accountable today!

Perhaps you are wondering what kind of restitution could be feasible considering unique circumstances surrounding your case? The possibilities differ significantly between specific cases – tailoring verdicts/resolutions attuned distinctively every time awaiting evaluation by skilled legal counsel. Hence, we invite you to use the function below to learn more about potential compensation for your case. Click on the button below now—it could be the first step in ensuring that you receive the restitution you deserve.

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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
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 Toulon

Two-Wheeler Mishaps

Focused on legal advocacy for clients injured in bicycle accidents due to negligent parties' indifference or risky conditions.

Fire Wounds

Extending expert legal assistance for individuals of major burn injuries caused by occurrences or negligence.

Healthcare Negligence

Offering dedicated legal representation for clients affected by healthcare malpractice, including medication mistakes.

Merchandise Obligation

Addressing cases involving faulty products, providing skilled legal guidance to consumers affected by product-related injuries.

Elder Mistreatment

Protecting the rights of nursing home residents who have been subjected to neglect in senior centers environments, ensuring protection.

Trip & Stumble Occurrences

Adept in managing tumble accident cases, providing legal assistance to sufferers seeking redress for their harm.

Infant Harms

Offering legal support for households affected by medical incompetence resulting in childbirth injuries.

Automobile Crashes

Accidents: Dedicated to helping clients of car accidents get reasonable compensation for wounds and damages.

Scooter Accidents

Specializing in providing legal advice for victims involved in bike accidents, ensuring fair compensation for injuries.

Big Rig Collision

Offering expert legal assistance for victims involved in semi accidents, focusing on securing just settlement for damages.

Building Mishaps

Committed to defending workers or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to safety violations or irresponsibility.

Cerebral Damages

Expert in delivering dedicated legal representation for victims suffering from head injuries due to negligence.

Dog Attack Wounds

Specialized in dealing with cases for clients who have suffered damages from canine attacks or animal attacks.

Cross-walker Collisions

Expert in legal assistance for cross-walkers involved in accidents, providing professional services for recovering compensation.

Unwarranted Fatality

Striving for grieving parties affected by a wrongful death, providing empathetic and skilled legal support to ensure fairness.

Vertebral Damage

Specializing in advocating for victims with vertebral damage, offering expert legal assistance to secure redress.

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