About the Law Offices of Timothy Grabe
We Are Ready to Take on the Big Insurance Companies
At the Law Offices of Timothy Grabe, we have the experience you need to take on big insurance companies. We represent individuals who have suffered serious personal injuries and help them win the best possible recovery for their losses.
We’ve been in Portland since 1983. Our areas of expertise include:
- Claims against drunk drivers
- Claims against uninsured motorists
- Catastrophic injury claims
- Workers’ compensation/third party claims
Our firm’s founding attorney, Tim Grabe, represented insurance companies earlier in his career and understands how they operate. He also serves as an arbitrator, either appointed by the Multnomah County courts, or chosen by other attorneys, and views cases from all sides.
We Keep Our Case Load Light So We Can Focus on You
We accept only a limited number of clients so we can invest more time and energy into each client’s case. You can trust Tim Grabe to handle your case from start to finish, and be there for you every step of the injury claim process. Life doesn’t stop after an injury. For this reason, we make every effort to accommodate our clients’ specific needs. If you are unable to meet with our firm during normal office hours or you are having trouble traveling to us, Tim would be happy to meet with you on the weekend, in the evening, or even outside of the office.
How We Work: The Team Approach
Each personal injury case is different, but at the Law Offices of Timothy Grabe, we like to follow a team approach. When we take clients on, we often bring in expert analysts to assess their long-term losses, such as earning capacity, quality of life and medical treatment plans. We only use analysts with integrity. Their insights can carry weight with arbiters, judges, and juries. We’ve worked with some specialists for years. We form a team. This gives us the edge we need when fighting against a large, well-funded insurance group or corporation.
We try to negotiate fair settlements for our clients. Trials can be long, expensive and unpredictable, and we prefer settlement if the insurer is realistic. When the insurer isn’t being reasonable, though, we’ll take our case to court, where we have a good track record: our recent trial verdicts total well over two million dollars. That being said, big insurance companies win their share of trials, also – often against unprepared clients. When preparing for trial, we may assemble a separate team of professionals.
A Seasoned Arbitrator & Trial Attorney
Attorney Timothy Grabe serves as an experienced arbitrator in circuit court civil cases and uninsured motorist or under-insured motorist cases where the insurance company and the injured person choose to arbitrate rather than go to court. Drawing from his vast experience as an arbitrator, he is able to provide effective and skilled advocacy for clients inside and outside of the courtroom.
Put a Team of Experts in Your Corner
Depending on the case, this can include an investigator for background, a nurse or independent doctor to analyze medical facts, a computer tech to build visual presentations, an accident reconstruction engineer, and sometimes a vocational rehabilitation counselor or economist. We may also work with a legal guardian, in catastrophic cases, who oversees the victim’s medical finances in the years to come. Our fees from this work can be paid by the hour, or on a contingent fee basis. We typically don’t get paid unless you do.
Get started today by contacting our Portland personal injury lawyer for a free initial consultation. You can reach us at 971-645-7176.