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Fireworks-related deaths, injuries on the rise

The Attorneys with Althauser Rayan Abbarno urge you to use fireworks legally, responsibly, and safely. Most people are already hearing the “boom” and it may be in violation of the local laws.  Injury and Fire Damage A new report by the U.S. consumer product safety commission shows, at least 18 people across the country died in […]

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New Workers’ Compensation Law Changes Structured Settlements.

Workers who, in the course of employment, are injured or disabled from an occupational disease are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, which may include medical, temporary time-loss, vocational rehabilitation benefits, and permanent disabilities benefits. Eligible workers have the option to settle parts of their workers’ compensation claims through structured settlements. Settlements are available for injured […]

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Local Attorneys Expand Olympia Law Office near Farmers Market.

Althasuer Rayan Abbarno, LLP expanded their law office in Olympia by moving to the Market Centre Building across from the Olympia Farmers Market. The new address is 111 Market Street NE, Suite 340, Olympia, WA 98501. Althauser Rayan Abbarno, LLP, celebrating their 75th anniversary this year, also has a Centralia Office where they have been […]

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What you need to know about uninsured driver accidents.

If there are injuries Call 911 and report any injuries to emergency medical responders. Never leave the scene of the accident Even if there are no visible injuries and the accident seems minor, don’t leave the scene without calling the police. Get as much information as possible If you have a cell phone with a camera, […]

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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. Animal Cruelty – First Degree Pursuant to RCW 16.52.205, a person is guilty of animal cruelty […]

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New law requires closed-captioning on televisions in businesses

Businesses with Televisions: Did you know? Beginning July 25, 2021, any person owning or managing a place of public accommodation with a closed-captioned television in a public area must activate the closed captioned programming. Senate Bill 5027 requires limits language option displays to the language of the audio program, or the default option where a […]

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Washington Legislature increases Document Recording Fees $100

The fee to record most documents in Washington State will increase by $100.00, effective July 25, 2021. This increase is at the direction of HB 1277, passed during the 2021 legislative session. The surcharge will fund state and local programs that promote low-income housing, eviction prevention, and homelessness services. Certain documents types are exempt from […]

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Evictions: Changes You Need to Know About!

Since 1946, the attorneys with Althauser Rayan Abbarno have helped clients navigate complex legal issues involving property, real estate and landlord-tenant issues.  The law regulating residential tenancies, the Residential Landlord Tenant Act (RLTA), has seen major changes the past several years, but none more impactful than the changes passed by legislature in the 2021 legislative […]

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Local Attorneys Tackle Washington’s New Landlord-Tenant Laws

Since 1946, the attorneys with Althauser Rayan Abbarno have helped clients navigate complex legal issues involving property, real estate and landlord-tenant issues.  The law regulating residential tenancies, the Residential Landlord Tenant Act (RLTA), has seen major changes the past several years, but none more impactful than the changes passed by legislature in the 2021 legislative […]

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34 Million Americans will travel by car over Memorial Day Weekend- Up 52%

More than 34 million Americans will hit the road Memorial Day weekend; a 52% increase from last year. The total number of Americans expected to travel by all means is over 37 million. This is a good sign that Americans are getting back to their normal lives. We hope people have fun with their families […]

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