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About Carlson Bier Associates

When seeking reliable assistance for personal injury issues, the uncompromising dedication and expertise of Carlson Bier stands out in Illinois. We are recognized for providing excellent legal representation, anchored on a profound understanding of personal injury law complexities. Living up to our reputation as relentless advocates, we strive to protect your rights and alleviate stress during challenging times by ensuring you receive optimal compensation for your losses. Judges regard us highly; insurance companies see us as resolute adversaries because we maintain unwavering commitment towards demanding justice for our clients. At Carlson Bier, comprehensiveness meets compassion — every case is individualized not just legally but empathetically too: lending comfort through genuine care while combating fiercely in courthouses with thorough preparedness that stems from experience – creating winning strategies designed specifically towards each unique situation’s demands. Choose Carlson Bier when considering pursuing a Personal Injury claim– entrust your concerns into capable hands built on trust obtained through successes over years of dedicated service.

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Personal Injury Lawyers in West Englewood Illinois

At Carlson Bier, a premier personal injury attorney group strategically positioned in Illinois, we offer more than just legal representation. We are committed to providing quality educational content about Personal Injury law that brings immense value to victims of unforeseen accidents and mishaps. Our profound understanding of the complexities surrounding this specific area of the law is one of our standout qualities, setting us apart as we strive to ascertain justice for our clients with unyielding dedication and rigor.

The realm of personal injury law encompasses multiple situations where negligence or carelessness results in harm – life-altering injuries or even fatalities. Some common instances include auto accidents, slip-and-fall incidents, workplace injuries amongst others. In these circumstances, it becomes essential for the victim to understand their rights and possible course of action for viable compensation.

• A pivotal thing to remember: The statute of limitations in Illinois for filing a personal injury lawsuit is two years from the date of the accident.

• Secondly: Comparative fault laws play a crucial role implying if you are partially at fault for your injury; your damages award may be reduced.

• Lastly: As opposed to traditional labeling like ‘plaintiff’ or ‘defendant,’ wrongful death cases employ terms such as ‘decedent’ (the deceased) and ‘next kin’.

Personal Injury Law can feel overwhelming without proper guidance because it necessitates comprehensive knowledge about insurance policy coverages, intricate medical terminology not forgetting navigating through an oceanic court system paperwork. Yet you do not have to face all this alone— entrust it upon the relentless team at Carlson Bier who will endeavor tirelessly by leveraging decades’ worth experience coupled with tailored strategies ensuring best possible resolutions.

Fundamentally speaking, every case is different possessing its unique nuances hence abiding by a ones-size fits-all approach might not bode well for every client reaching out with hopes held high seeking justice amid distressful times. This realization has led us into cultivating personalized strategies which factor in the individual circumstances surrounding each case, providing you with an experience that is bespoke to your needs.

Moreover, here at Carlson Bier- as pioneering Personal Injury Attorneys within Illinois’s legal realm – we comprehend that personal injuries aren’t merely about physical pain or mental distress. They can bring about unforeseen financial burdens related to loss of earning capacity, rehabilitation costs besides monumental medical bills which could potentially disturb domestic life tranquility thus necessitating our intervention with a proactive approach aiming for maximum compensation for the affected individuals.

As Professional Personal Injury Attorneys based in Illinois, we understand and empathize with the sensitivities tied up around these unfortunate situations. You might be asking yourself- who will compensate for my out-of-pocket expenses? Will I ever recover my lost wages? Or indeed, who shall cover my ongoing medical treatment due? These compelling questions demand attention and solution hence Carlson Bier always stands ready willing to fight tooth and nail striving towards justified settlements in all its undertakings.

We urge you to leverage our expertise today because obtaining rightful reparation shouldn’t augment your struggles but rather bring closure enabling a fresh start. Therefore, do not hesitate any longer wondering how much your case would fare fight worth when justice awaits only a click away! Please locate the button below this paragraph whereupon clicking promptly engages our team passionately dedicated unraveling unyielding representations leading toward favorable outcomes. Settle for nothing less than what’s deserved; dive into finding out what your case truly merits by undertaking this decisive step today.

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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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Two-Wheeler Crashes

Dedicated to legal advocacy for individuals injured in bicycle accidents due to negligent parties' carelessness or perilous conditions.

Scald Burns

Extending adept legal assistance for victims of grave burn injuries caused by incidents or recklessness.

Hospital Negligence

Extending specialist legal advice for individuals affected by hospital malpractice, including negligent care.

Merchandise Obligation

Addressing cases involving unsafe products, offering adept legal assistance to clients affected by product-related injuries.

Senior Misconduct

Advocating for the rights of seniors who have been subjected to misconduct in aged care environments, ensuring restitution.

Slip and Stumble Incidents

Adept in managing trip accident cases, providing legal assistance to sufferers seeking restitution for their damages.

Neonatal Damages

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

Vehicle Incidents

Incidents: Committed to assisting victims of car accidents obtain fair recompense for injuries and damages.

Motorbike Accidents

Expert in providing legal assistance for riders involved in two-wheeler accidents, ensuring justice for harm.

Semi Collision

Extending specialist legal support for clients involved in semi accidents, focusing on securing rightful settlement for losses.

Building Site Incidents

Concentrated on defending staff or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to safety violations or recklessness.

Cerebral Harms

Dedicated to delivering professional legal advice for victims suffering from cerebral injuries due to incidents.

Dog Bite Wounds

Skilled in handling cases for persons who have suffered wounds from dog bites or wildlife encounters.

Cross-walker Crashes

Expert in legal advocacy for walkers involved in accidents, providing dedicated assistance for recovering compensation.

Wrongful Passing

Standing up for loved ones affected by a wrongful death, supplying empathetic and experienced legal support to ensure restitution.

Vertebral Impairment

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

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