What are Loss Of Earning Power Benefits? Injured workers with an open L&I Claim for workers’ compensation who have returned to work may be eligible for Loss of Earning Power (LEP) Benefits. LEP benefits can help make up the difference between what you were making at the time of the injury and today; including past […]

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Americans are traveling at pre-pandemic levels; not seen since 2019! The Attorneys with Althauser Rayan Abbarno want you to be prepared for the inevitable headaches at the airport and on the road. Busy Travel For the past two year, many holiday festivities were delayed due to pandemic closures and restriction. Thanksgiving is the first major […]

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The Washington State Crime Victim’s Fund through the Department of Labor and Industries provide benefits to individuals injured and traumatized as a result of a violent crime. The injury attorneys with Althauser Rayan Abbarno help protect victim’s rights, whether in a car accident, workplace injury, or victim of a felony or misdemeanor crime. What are […]

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Drunk driving is a continuing problem during the holiday season that begins during Thanksgiving week and extends through New Year’s Day. Already in 2021, there have been 59 deaths from alcohol related collisions reported to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and almost 900 confirmed injuries. Many more go unreported. According to the National […]

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Workers’ Compensation can be complex and confusing. And, there is a lot at stake when mistakes are made, like time loss payments, medical treatment, and claim acceptance. A frequently asked question is “how long do I have to report a workplace injury?” Here is the answer from our injury attorneys at Althauser Rayan Abbarno, LLP. […]

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Injured workers in the State of Washington may qualify for vocational retraining. Workers and a vocational rehabilitation counselor (VRC) draft a training plan for a new job, if the worker is unable to return to the job of injury. Your Worker’s Compensation attorneys with Althauser Rayan Abbarno are here to help! How does COVID vaccination […]

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The Winter Rain is Here! Driving tips from the local attorneys near you in Centralia and Olympia!   Many drivers forget the basics that could help them avoid a collision and car accident.  Here are a couple tips to keep you and your family safe. Plan Ahead Planning is easier said than done. The best advice […]

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Children are returning to school full-time after a long summer and hybrid/at-home school year in 2020. There is a lot of excitement in the air and vehicles on the road. The attorneys with Althauser Rayan Abbarno remind you to drive safely and avoid collisions and injuries by staying alert. The National Safety Council and Washington […]

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Under the state’s industrial insurance laws, a worker who, in the course of employment, is injured or suffers disability from an occupational disease is entitled to certain benefits. Proving an occupational disease requires a worker to show the disease arose naturally and proximately out of employment. Certain occupations, such as firefighters, have a presumption that […]

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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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