Results

2019

Verdicts and Settlements collected so far in 2019:

  • $350,000 policy limits settlement for injured motorcycle rider. Before he hired me the insurance company blamed him and refused to pay a penny.
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2018

Over $6.5 million in verdicts and settlements collected in 2018.

  • Over $5 million for injured motorist. Before he hired me the insurance company would not even pay for his property damage.
  • $300,000 for injured motorist.
  • $250,000 for injured motorist. Before she hired me her offer was zero.
  • $200,000 settlement for injured motorist.
  • $150,000 policy limits settlement for injured cyclist - his offer before he hired me was zero.
  • $100,000 policy limits settlement for injured cyclist.
  • $100,000 policy limits settlement for injured cyclist.
  • $100,000 policy limits settlement for injured cyclist.
  • Over $100,000 for cyclist who injured hand.
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2017

Over $3 million in verdicts and settlements in 2017.

  • $950,000 for injured motorist
  • $375,000 for injured client
  • $340,000 for injured motorcyclist- his offer was zero before he hired me.
  • $300,000 policy limits settlement for injured cyclist
  • $201,000 for injured pedestrian.
  • $170,000 settlement for motorist who injured finger
  • $125,000 policy limits settlement for injured motorcyclist
  • $110,000 for injured cyclist
  • $100,000 policy limits settlement for injured motorcycle rider
  • $100,000 settlement for injured cyclist
  • $100,000 for injured cyclist
  • $100,000 or injured motorist
  • $100,000 for injured cyclist
  • $100K policy limits settlement for injured cyclist
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2016

Over $4.6 million in settlements and verdicts in 2016.

  • $1 million dollar settlement for injured motorist
  • $500,000 for injured motorcyclist
  • Over $400,000 for injured motorist
  • $339,000 jury verdict for cyclist struck by drunk driver. GEICO's only offer was $17,000, which did not even cover the medical bills
  • $250K policy limits settlement for injured cyclist
  • $200,000 for injured cyclist
  • $190,000 for injured cyclist
  • $157,000 for injured motorist
  • $150,000 for injured pedestrian
  • $150,000 settlement for dog bite victim
  • $100,000 policy limits settlement for motorcycle rider
  • $100,000 settlement for cyclist
  • $100,000 settlement for cyclist
  • $50,000 policy limits settlement for cyclist
  • $50,000 policy limits settlement for cyclist
  • And many more six figure and policy limits settlements
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2015

Over $2 million in verdicts and settlements collected in 2015.

  • $199,000 for injured pedestrian
  • Policy limits settlement for injured cyclist
  • $100,000 policy limits settlement for injured cyclist
  • $100,000 policy limit settlement for injured motorcyclist
  • $100,000 policy limits settlement for injured motorcyclist
  • $100,000 policy limits settlement for injured cyclist
  • $150,000 policy limits settlement for injured cyclist
  • $99,000 policy limits settlement for injured motorist
  • $130,000 settlement for injured pedestrian
  • $100,000 policy limits settlement for injured cyclist
  • $300,000 settlement for injured driver
  • $285,000 settlement for injured cyclist
  • And other confidential six figure and policy limits settlements
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2014

Over $3 million in verdicts and settlements collected in 2014

  • $1.5 million for motorcycle accident
  • $375,000 for pedestrian accident
  • $374,500 jury verdict for motorcyclist hit by an underinsured motorist. State Farm's final offer before trial was $113K.
  • And many more policy limits and confidential settlements
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2013

Over $3 million in verdicts and settlements collected in 2013.

  • $650,000 settlement for injured cyclist
  • $450,000 settlement for injured cyclist
  • $228,000 jury verdict for injured motorist
  • $100,000 settlement for injured motorcyclist
  • And many more policy limits and confidential settlements
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2012

Over $3 million in verdicts and settlements collected in 2012

  • $1.25 million policy limits settlement for a very bad car accident
  • $1 million for motorist with leg injuries
  • $750,000 policy limits settlement for injured motorcyclist
  • And many more policy limits and confidential settlements
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2011

Over $5 million in verdicts and settlements collected in 2011.h

  • $1,750,000 for injured motorist. 
    Client's final offer before hiring me was $250,000.
  • $667,000 for injured cyclist. 
    Final offer before trial was $130,000. Jury awarded $667,000
    As reported 5/18/11 in Portland's Willamette Week Newspaper 

    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.
  • $200,000 for driver who injured arm
  • $300,000 for injured motorist
  • $100,000 for injured cyclist
  • $150,000 for injured motorcyclist
  • A number of policy limits settlements for injured drivers
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2010

Over $2 million verdicts and settlements in 2010.

  • Over $600,000 in arbitration awards and settlements through just the first week of February 2010
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2009

Over $3 million verdicts and settlements in 2009.

  • $750,000 settlement for leg injury
  • $250,000 for injured cyclist
  • $258,000 verdict for sternum and back injury.
    Allstate made no offers on the case. 
    A Clackamas County jury awarded $7,000 in medical expenses and $250,000 in pain and suffering on March 5th, 2009.

2008

Over $3 million in verdicts and settlements collected in 2008.

  • $300,000 for injured cyclist
  • $490,000 for injured cyclist
  • Many other policy limits and confidential settlements
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2007

Over $2 million in verdicts and settlements collected in 2007.

  • $167,000 jury verdict for back injury. 
    American Family Insurance offered $25,000 and a Multnomah County Jury awarded $167,000 on April 13th, 2007.
  • $138,000 Washington County jury verdict for client with injured shoulder. 
    Country insurance offered $1,500 as their only settlement offer.
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2006

Over $3 million in verdicts and settlements in 2006.

  • $550,000 jury verdict for cyclist who injured wrist. 
    Hartford insurance offered $30,000

    As reported in The Oregonian 4/27/2006:
    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.
  • $200,000 policy limit settlement for client with injured hand
  • A number of confidential policy limit settlements for other clients
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2005

Over one million dollars in jury verdicts and settlements on behalf of clients in 2005 alone

  • $250,000 policy limit settlement for injured cyclist
  • Over $300,000 recovered for drunk driving victim
  • $75,000 jury verdict for dog bite victim
  • Policy limit jury verdict for injured police officer
  • Many other confidential policy limit and six figure settlements
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