Although motorcycles comprise only about 3% of all motor vehicles on Washington roads, they account for roughly 15% of all fatal collisions and 19% of all serious-injury collisions in the Evergreen State. Approximately 1 in 5 motorcycle collisions result in serious injury or death. On average, 75 riders die every year in collisions on Washington roads. Motorcycle […]

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Washington officials are warning drivers to be mindful on the road as a record number of people were killed statewide in crashes last year, according to the Washington Traffic Safety Commission. Last year’s total of 633 traffic deaths marks a 20-year high and the numbers for 2022 are on the rise. That rate outpaces 574 […]

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Travel Expenses Travel expenses will only be reimbursed by the Department of Labor and Industries if: Reimbursement is preauthorized by your claim manager. The provider is further than 15 miles one way from your home (30 miles round trip). There are no providers within 15 miles of your home that could treat your condition. The Travel Reimbursement Request must be completed and […]

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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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rain-driving

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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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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What is open during the ‘Stay At Home’ Order? Gov. Jay Inslee has issued a Stay at Home, Stay Healthy order in Washington state which will be effective for a minimum of two weeks. The order requests every Washingtonian to stay at home, except for people: Pursuing an essential activity, like shopping for groceries or […]

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