Many of us spend more time at work than we do home with our families. That is why there is a term “work family”. We may also be more likely to have a workplace injury. The insult to injury is the attitude and demeanor change by “work family” after a workplace injury- it can become […]

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The attorneys with Althauser Rayan Abbarno have offices in Centralia and Olympia and offer Free Injury Consultations by calling (360) 736-1301.  Since 1946, Althauser Rayan Abbarno has represented individuals in our community injured at work, in car accidents, and due to the negligence of others. Regardless of the nature or extent of your injury we […]

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Generally, employees injured at work may not sue their employer or other employees outside of the Workers’ Compensation system. However, the right of an injured worker or their beneficiary to seek damages against a responsible third party is an exception to the general rule. Hiring a personal injury and workers’ compensation law firm like Althauser […]

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A workplace injury can be devasting to families. A work injury can lead to financial ruin, strained relationships and even homelessness. If you’ve suffered a work injury, and you don’t know what to do, you have four choices: do nothing; depend on the advice of your employer; struggle on your own; or seek the advice […]

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Look no further than the law firm of Althauser Rayan Abbarno when you think about local businesses with deep community roots and a history of involvement and public service. Since 1946, Althauser Rayan Abbarno, LLP has served our community and provided exceptional legal services. With offices in Olympia and in the heart of downtown Centralia, […]

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Work Related Back Pain? Beginning October 1st, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I), will pay for low-back pain acupuncture treatments as part of a two-year pilot program to determine the effectiveness and appropriateness of acupuncture in the Worker’s Compensation System. How can I find participating acupuncturists? Use L&I’s Find A Doctor tool: Select […]

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Who pays to re-open a Worker’s Compensation Injury Claim? When a Worker’s Compensation Claim has been closed by the Department of Labor and Industries or self-insurer by written order and more than sixty (60) days has passed, the injured workers generally has seven (7) years to file a re-opening application for full benefits. Submission of a formal […]

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Becoming injured is bad enough, but when your injury becomes a legal battle, it’s hard to focus on the important things – like getting well. Peter Abbarno is a passionate attorney and partner at Althauser Rayan Abbarno where he focuses on helping injured workers navigate complex worker’s compensation laws and victims injured in automobile collisions. […]

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