Portland motorcycle accident attorney Mike Colbach

Mike's Trials In The News

Willamette Week Newspaper
| Written by James Pitikin

Cyclist vs. New Seasons A horrific crash and a potential mayoral candidate's company.

On Thursday, May 12, a Multnomah County jury ruled against New Seasons and awarded $667,742 to Genevieve Luikart, a 26-year-old bicyclist who was struck by a New Seasons truck. [...] insurer refused to pay. "They tried to take advantage of a girl who had amnesia and was very badly injured," Colbach says.
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The Oregonian

Bicyclist hit by test driver wins $550,000 jury award

Colbach said Wednesday that the insurer had offered Boyd a settlement of $10,000. Last week, the offer was upped to $30,000.
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The Oregonian

Council to vote on settlement with ex-cadet: Portland police - The $200,000 would include the cost of a prosthesis for Erin Berry's finger

City documents recommending the settlement describe how an investigation into Berry's claim by the risk management office indicates a risk the city may be found liable. "Therefore, in order to avoid the risk of a large jury award, we feel it is prudent to compromise the lawsuit at this time," according to the documents.
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If you are in a motorcycle accident, hire an Oregon bicycle attorney who rides and who is not afraid to take your case to trial if that is what it takes to maximize your recovery and get you a fair settlement. Mike offers free consultations and he can give you his best estimate of what a fair settlement offer from the insurance company should be.