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About Carlson Bier Associates

When unforeseen personal injuries occur, it is crucial to choose expert legal representation. The Carlson Bier team has built a stellar reputation for their proficiency in personal injury law. Anchored by vast experience and meticulous attention to detail, they have developed an outstanding track record of securing fair compensation for clients amidst complex judicial labyrinths that personal injury cases often present. Each case is handled with utmost dedication from start to resolution, employing strategic insights and dynamism that set them apart from other lawyers. Whether you are contending with work-related injuries or severe car accidents leading to life-altering disabilities, Carlson Bier understands the emotional strain alongside financial burden these incidents bring about. Empathetic yet firm, their commitment ensures comprehensive client support while asserting rightful claims aggressively against insurance companies without compromise—invariably yielding impressive results regardless of how daunting the litigation process may seem at first glance—an approach that undoubtedly makes Carlson Bier your best consideration when seeking a Personal Injury attorney in Illinois.

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Western Springs Illinois

As reputable personal injury attorneys in Illinois, Carlson Bier understands the impact of personal injuries on individuals and their loved ones. Personal injuries can range from minor instances such as cuts or bruises to more severe cases that involve permanent disability or even death. When such unfortunate events occur, our devoted team at Carlson Bier steps up to fight for what’s fair and just.

Personal injuries often occur due to negligence or misconduct, whether it’s in vehicular accidents, workplace incidents, medical malpractice, slip and fall cases among others. When these accidents are caused by someone else’s wrongful conduct or neglect, you have the legal right to pursue damages for your losses. Our aim is not only representation but also education about personal injury law.

In case of a personal accident:

• Seek immediate medical attention before anything else because your health must always come first.

• Report the incident promptly; timely reporting can make your claim stronger.

• Collect evidence if possible; with this kind of proof we will build a strong case on your behalf.

Knowing how to act after an accident gives you a better chance at successful litigation.

Being involved in a serious accident can quickly accrue costs related to hospital bills and rehabilitative therapy, not forgetting lost wages during recuperation periods. Carlson Bier is dedicated to helping clients recover these costs so they can focus on regaining their health without the added stress of financial setbacks.

Navigating through a personal injury lawsuit involves numerous complexities best attended by professionals who are acquainted with legal processes involving insurance companies. At Carlson Bier, we’ve tirelessly represented countless victims receiving settlements compensating them for their hardships – physical pain and suffering as well as lost income and future earnings impacted by their injuries.

The legal system isn’t designed for people who aren’t attorneys—it’s tough enough for those who practice! Dealing with stacks of paper filled with industry-specific language while recovering from an accident could be overwhelming even under normal circumstances.

This is where we come in. We’re here to diligently work on your behalf, sort through complex documentation, and ardently advocate for the maximum compensation that you rightfully deserve. Our team of experienced lawyers takes a holistic approach towards each client’s case treating it with compassion and understanding.

Moreover, it should be noted that filing a lawsuit does not necessarily mean going to court. The majority of personal injury cases are actually settled before trial – another aspect of personal injury law we meticulously handle for our clients.

The success of Carlson Bier is reflected not just in our history of winning verdicts but also in the peace-of-mind we’ve provided to countless clients throughout Illinois who trust us with their most crucial legal matters—but don’t just take our word for it! Trust what they have said about us by simply scrolling down to review some sincerely received testimonials highlighting how we’ve championed their cause.

At Carlson Bier, there’s nothing more important than looking out for the well-being and welfare of those affected by personal injuries. Unlike other firms whose main goal may be to settle cases as quickly as they can, we prioritize diligently investigating all aspects related to your accident relentlessly pursuing maximum recompense possible from the flagrant party while always adhering strictly within Illinois jurisdictional norms because at Carlson Bier; justice isn’t merely enacted—it’s served!

As each case is vastly different, its value cannot be determined without analyzing every particular detail related thereto -another task which happens to fall perfectly within our domain due to decades long dedication towards studying various implications present in myriad scenarios that could occur during various types of accidents ensuring equal fairness dealt no matter how individualistic or unique your situation might seem.

If you find yourself on this page today after suffering unexpected trauma caused by someone else’s negligence wondering: ‘What Could My Case Be Worth?’ Allow us at Carlson Bier to guide you. Click on the button below, let us assist you in exploring possibilities to claim the compensation that you rightfully deserve after experiencing a personal injury.

Testimonials from Clients

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Mydjianie Savary
mydjianie savary
2023-12-12
I went to a car accident with my husband and they’re was very helpful. I love them so much.
Judy Canchola
Judy Canchola
2023-12-06
This law office was helpful, consistent and professional. I highly recommend!
Francisca Rojas
Francisca Rojas
2023-11-29
So happy to work with this attorney, they resolve my case very fast!
April Bartlett
April Bartlett
2023-11-09
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
2023-10-30
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
2023-10-25
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
2023-10-16
I really love you guys Yall the Best 🥰
Kevin Calloway
Kevin Calloway
2023-10-16
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 Mishaps

Dedicated to legal assistance for people injured in bicycle accidents due to others' carelessness or dangerous conditions.

Scald Burns

Giving adept legal assistance for people of major burn injuries caused by mishaps or negligence.

Physician Carelessness

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

Goods Obligation

Taking on cases involving dangerous products, delivering expert legal guidance to clients affected by defective items.

Geriatric Mistreatment

Supporting the rights of elders who have been subjected to neglect in nursing homes environments, ensuring fairness.

Slip and Slip Occurrences

Specialist in handling stumble accident cases, providing legal assistance to persons seeking compensation for their damages.

Neonatal Harms

Delivering legal help for families affected by medical negligence resulting in birth injuries.

Auto Crashes

Incidents: Dedicated to guiding patients of car accidents secure reasonable recompense for injuries and damages.

Two-Wheeler Collisions

Focused on providing legal advice for victims involved in two-wheeler accidents, ensuring adequate recompense for damages.

Semi Mishap

Providing expert legal support for victims involved in big rig accidents, focusing on securing fair recovery for harms.

Building Site Mishaps

Focused on representing staff or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to negligence or misconduct.

Head Traumas

Expert in offering professional legal support for persons suffering from brain injuries due to accidents.

K9 Assault Traumas

Adept at managing cases for clients who have suffered traumas from puppy bites or animal assaults.

Pedestrian Crashes

Specializing in legal support for walkers involved in accidents, providing effective representation for recovering claims.

Unjust Loss

Fighting for bereaved affected by a wrongful death, supplying compassionate and professional legal services to ensure redress.

Spine Harm

Focused on assisting patients with paralysis, offering dedicated legal support to secure compensation.

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