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About Carlson Bier Associates

When faced with a personal injury situation, securing the expertise of Carlson Bier should be your foremost priority. Renowned for our impeccable track record in navigating complex cases within this field, we offer unparalleled professional aid that directly caters to Westville residents. Our team understands that each case is unique and requires specific strategies – an approach we excel at managing through every challenging circumstance. Our exceptional understanding of Illinois laws sets us apart from others, allowing us to fight rigorously for justice on your behalf while ensuring complete legal compliance. With Carlson Bier’s representatives as your champions, you’ll receive the best possible representation without having to worry about geographical inconveniences or limitations. The valuable experience obtained over years working with distinct personal injury cases proves instrumental in obtaining favorable outcomes for our clients consistently and swiftly too! Above all else, remember that when it comes to top-tier litigation remedies tailored exclusively for you; count on none other than Carlson Bier: setting standards and surpassing expectations across Illinois when Personal Injury Law matters most.. because YOU matter most.

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Westville Illinois

At Carlson Bier, we understand that personal injuries can cause significant disruptions to an individual’s life. These events often bring about physical pain, emotional distress, and financial strain – a daunting trifecta that no one should have to face alone. As premier personal injury attorneys based in Illinois, our mission is to ensure you receive the legal representation you deserve during this challenging time.

In essence, a personal injury case arises when an individual suffers harm from an accident or injury due to someone else’s negligence. Personal Injury law covers a broad spectrum of incidents – vehicular accidents, slip and fall injuries, medical malpractice issues, defective products causing harm – the list goes on.

• Vehicular Accidents: Amongst the most common type of personal injury claims are those arising from road mishaps. Victims may be entitled to compensation for damages such as medical expenses sustained due to reckless driving, drowsy driving or DUI situations.

• Slip and Fall Cases: Property owners (or renters) have a legal duty to keep their premises safe. If neglected leading to a painful slip and fall incident for an innocent bystander there’s substantial grounds for claiming compensation.

• Medical Malpractice: If healthcare professionals fail in providing competent care causing undue harm or injury; medical malpractice suits are applicable under personal injury law.

• Defective Products: Consumers who are injured by faulty products that are not appropriately warned could be eligible for compensation

In many of these cases, proving negligence is key. It takes skillful legal navigation and expertise – attributes synonymous with Carlson Bier! Our team diligently works towards demonstrating four vital components:

1) Duty—the defendant owed a legal duty of care

2) Breach—the defendant failed this duty

3) Causation—this failure directly caused your injuries

4) Damages—you’ve incurred losses as a result

We believe each client deserves comprehensive personalized attention. During our interactions expect clear communication designed for your understanding– complexity can oftentimes lead to confusion, we aim to clarify. Moreover, our dedicated attorneys are relentless in seeking maximum compensation for you: a diligent quest towards securing your rights and subsequent peace of mind.

Additionally, we follow complete transparency with our fee structure. This means if there’s no recovery for you, there’s no fee charged from us! Genuine advocacy backed by strong legal prowess is what distinguishes Carlson Bier – as testified by countless individuals who sought out (and found!) justice through our representation. It’s noteworthy that each personal injury case unravels its unique disposition – thus individualizing how one should approach it.

Navigating the complexities of Personal Injury law shouldn’t be an additional burden on top of physical suffering. With Carlson Bier at the helm, not only will you have an experienced team fighting tirelessly for your cause but also empathetic advocates making sure power disparities do not dictate outcomes; fairness must precide over proceedings beyond the shadow of a doubt!

We strongly encourage you to explore all options available pertaining to your case under this expansive umbrella called Personal Injury Law. Whether it involves dealing with insurance companies or filing necessary suits against accountable entities- remember informed decisions offer better odds! Our consolidated online resources further aid in engaging comprehensively with fine nuances pertaining to different personal injury situations.

As victim yourself, or acting on behalf of a loved one who has been affected; reach out today and allow Carlson Bier to be your stepping stone toward attaining requisite justice – This is not just about monetary compensation but restoring balance disrupted by someone else’s negligence.

Don’t let uncertainties take control during these difficult times when support awaits merely a click away!

Allow us gauge precisely where you stand legally , click on the button below and find out how much could your case be professionally worth. Trust us when we say – You don’t have to navigate this challenging journey alone… Let Carlson Bier shoulder this burden alongside you – Turning the odds in your favor while ensuring the righteousness that you so deserve!

Testimonials from Clients

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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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Cycling Incidents

Expert in legal support for victims injured in bicycle accidents due to responsible parties' carelessness or perilous conditions.

Burn Injuries

Extending expert legal assistance for sufferers of intense burn injuries caused by occurrences or indifference.

Healthcare Misconduct

Ensuring specialist legal representation for persons affected by physician malpractice, including medication mistakes.

Merchandise Fault

Taking on cases involving faulty products, providing skilled legal help to individuals affected by product malfunctions.

Elder Misconduct

Protecting the rights of seniors who have been subjected to abuse in care facilities environments, ensuring compensation.

Tumble and Fall Occurrences

Adept in handling fall and trip accident cases, providing legal services to persons seeking redress for their losses.

Neonatal Injuries

Offering legal guidance for loved ones affected by medical negligence resulting in infant injuries.

Motor Incidents

Mishaps: Dedicated to assisting individuals of car accidents gain equitable compensation for harms and impairment.

Two-Wheeler Accidents

Expert in providing legal support for victims involved in bike accidents, ensuring justice for damages.

Semi Collision

Ensuring experienced legal services for clients involved in lorry accidents, focusing on securing rightful settlement for hurts.

Construction Collisions

Focused on defending workers or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to oversights or misconduct.

Neurological Injuries

Expert in delivering expert legal advice for patients suffering from head injuries due to incidents.

Dog Attack Traumas

Skilled in tackling cases for victims who have suffered traumas from dog attacks or beast attacks.

Jogger Crashes

Committed to legal assistance for walkers involved in accidents, providing expert advice for recovering claims.

Unjust Passing

Fighting for grieving parties affected by a wrongful death, offering sensitive and experienced legal assistance to ensure fairness.

Spine Trauma

Specializing in supporting clients with paralysis, offering compassionate legal services to secure justice.

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