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Do you have rights against your own insurance company?

Do you have rights against your own insurance company?

The attorneys with Althauser Rayan Abbarno, LLP want you to know you have rights against your own insurance company! The Washington State law is called the Insurance Fair Conduct Act. The Insurance Fair Conduct Act (IFCA) is a law in Washington that gives insureds...

New Washington Law protects property from garnishments

New Washington Law protects property from garnishments

The Althauser Rayan Abbarno attorneys want you to know about changes to creditor-debtor law that could exempt your property through execution, attachment, and garnishments. Background A creditor may seek enforcement of a debt owed by a debtor through execution,...

Vulnerable Adult Laws Updated; Mandated Reporters; Confidentiality

Vulnerable Adult Laws Updated; Mandated Reporters; Confidentiality

The attorneys and staff with the law office of Althauser Rayan Abbarno provided information about a new law passed by the Washington State Legislature and signed by the Governor in 2023. In 2022 the DSHS investigated 66,000 reports of vulnerable adult abuse and...

Diagnosed with whiplash after a car accident.

Diagnosed with whiplash after a car accident.

It is important to understand your injuries after a car accident. Some injuries are immediately felt, while others gradually increase in intensity over time. There is no bright line rule that determines when a person is injured by an automobile collision. Some...

It’s hot for ‘us’ too!

It’s hot for ‘us’ too!

Did you know a person leaving any animal unattended in a car or enclosed space during extreme heat or cold may be guilty of a Class 2 civil infraction, in addition to a charge of animal cruelty? RCW 16.52.340. How hot is too hot When temperatures outside reach 70°F,...

Workers’ Rights during Compelled Medical Exams

Workers’ Rights during Compelled Medical Exams

According to the injury attorneys with Althauser Rayan Abbarno, injured workers required to participate in a compelled medical exam approved by the Department of Labor and Industries, have the right to make an audio or video recording of the examination for their...

Intimate Images disclosure protected by Washington Laws

Intimate Images disclosure protected by Washington Laws

According to the attorneys with Althauser Rayan Abbarno, the Washington state Legislature unanimously passed, and Governor Inslee signed, a new that repeals the current law imposing civil liability for wrongful disclosure of intimate images and replaces it with...

Speed Safety Cameras coming to Washington’s highways

Speed Safety Cameras coming to Washington’s highways

According to the attorneys with Althauser Rayan Abbarno, a new law signed by Governor Jay Inslee allows automated traffic safety cameras to be used to detect various traffic violations on state highways, in addition to previously locations like stoplights, railroad...