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About Carlson Bier Associates

When residents of Zeigler, Illinois suffer from personal injuries due to the negligence of others, Carlson Bier can help. Offering dedicated and skilled professional legal representation throughout Illinois for many years, we have a proven track record in aggressively defending your rights. Our team understands all facets of Personal Injury law; combined with our deep commitment to each client’s welfare makes us a preferred choice for effective legal assistance around Zeigler,. We work persistently in pursuit of justice and maximum compensation for victims experiencing pain and loss. With Carlson Bier at your side, you gain more than just legal expertise – we bring you compassion through challenging times along with powerful negotiation abilities that yield favorable outcomes. Opting for Carlson Bier is not merely choosing an attorney but partnering with tireless advocates who see beyond the case files into the lives affected by adversity. Every citizen deserves quality advocacy – trust Carlson Bier because when it comes to personal injury claims in Zeigler area or other parts of Illinois state – Your Justice Is Our Priority.

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Zeigler Illinois

At Carlson Bier, we specialize in Personal Injury Law, offering expert legal services to individuals in Illinois who have been injured due to the negligence of others. As a renowned personal injury attorney group, our commitment is unparalleled and our dedication unwavering when it comes to advocating for the rights of our clients. Our firm works with dogged determination and an innate sense of justice to ensure victims receive compensation for their pain, suffering, medical expenses or any other losses they suffered as a result of another party’s negligent behavior.

Personal injuries can drastically alter your life both physically and emotionally. They may rob you of your livelihood and compromise on your ability to undertake even simple day-to-day activities. While personal injury law is extensive and often complex, it primarily focuses on holding wrongdoers responsible for their actions by acting in favor of those they harmed. It encompasses situations like traffic accidents, premises liability accidents such as slip & fall instances, medical malpractice claims along with product liability incidents where manufacturers are held accountable for producing harmful or defective products.

Carlson Bier’s approach is grounded in assiduousness while handling cases under personal injury law – each case gets treated individually minding its unique circumstances:

• We appraise each case meticulously to understand its grounds.

• Every detail counts – We delve into every aspect related to the incident.

• Our dynamic team presents itself at court proceedings formidably prepared that empowers us driving negotiation effectively.

• We strive consistently until we witness just closure wherein our clients get rewarded rightfully for what they endured

Injuries sustained from accidents could lead into significant financial burdens due to soaring medical costs and lost wages. Coupled with physical pain or mental trauma you may need rehabilitation taking more time away from work which can further strain your pockets. Having reliable representation like ours can make all difference between securing maximum compensation versus barely getting by.

Now think over it – don’t you want experienced lawyers representing you against insurance companies that are notorious for offering meager settlements? Professional personal injury attorneys help level the playing field against these big companies. At Carlson Bier, we take pride saying we’ve earned millions in compensation for our clients ensuring they recover damages fully.

In case you find yourself injured due to negligence of someone else and need to claim compensation under Personal Injury Law, remember wise legal representation can be key between winning or losing your rightful dues. Also worth noting is Illinois’ statute of limitations which dictates a time frame within which one should file their lawsuit after getting injured; failing on this front could cease all chances of claiming recovery however valid the claim may be.

While no one ever anticipates falling victim to an accident or mishap, it’s advantageous being informed about one’s rights and options post such unfortunate events. Understanding aspects like Personal Injury Law and recourse available therein equips individuals towards battling any adversities courageously besides securing rightful justice.

Let us step into your shoes at a difficult time and navigate the complexities of personal injury law while you focus solely on healing. We are committed to providing empathetic understanding alongside rigorous legal representation because when life seems overwhelming having a trusted ally like Carlson Bier by your side eases stress invariably.

Leverage our unrivaled expertise in personal injury law steering towards rights that you deserve uncompromised. For customized consultation about how much your case might be worth based on circumstances unique to you – click the button below without delay – Remember every second counts!

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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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Cycling Incidents

Specializing in legal advocacy for individuals injured in bicycle accidents due to responsible parties' indifference or dangerous conditions.

Burn Burns

Extending professional legal help for sufferers of major burn injuries caused by mishaps or misconduct.

Medical Carelessness

Delivering professional legal advice for victims affected by hospital malpractice, including misdiagnosis.

Products Responsibility

Managing cases involving faulty products, offering professional legal support to clients affected by faulty goods.

Geriatric Neglect

Supporting the rights of nursing home residents who have been subjected to abuse in aged care environments, ensuring justice.

Fall & Slip Accidents

Specialist in tackling stumble accident cases, providing legal representation to sufferers seeking justice for their damages.

Neonatal Harms

Supplying legal assistance for loved ones affected by medical carelessness resulting in birth injuries.

Auto Collisions

Mishaps: Focused on helping sufferers of car accidents gain fair payout for harms and harm.

Two-Wheeler Collisions

Expert in providing legal assistance for riders involved in two-wheeler accidents, ensuring rightful claims for damages.

18-Wheeler Collision

Ensuring experienced legal advice for drivers involved in lorry accidents, focusing on securing appropriate recompense for damages.

Worksite Crashes

Concentrated on supporting workers or bystanders injured in construction site accidents due to safety violations or carelessness.

Head Harms

Focused on providing professional legal representation for patients suffering from head injuries due to incidents.

Dog Bite Damages

Proficient in managing cases for victims who have suffered damages from K9 assaults or wildlife encounters.

Pedestrian Collisions

Committed to legal advocacy for walkers involved in accidents, providing comprehensive support for recovering restitution.

Wrongful Demise

Standing up for families affected by a wrongful death, offering compassionate and professional legal support to ensure justice.

Spinal Cord Trauma

Expert in assisting patients with spinal cord injuries, offering compassionate legal assistance to secure redress.

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