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Category: Employment Law

How is Compensation for Sexual Assault Victims Determined?

How is Compensation for Sexual Assault Victims Determined?

A person who has been the victim of a sexual assault has the right to bring a civil suit against his or her attacker in court for the damages suffered. Note that this is a completely separate process from a criminal case for sexual assault, which we will explain...
Can I Sue My Employer if a Co-worker Sexually Harasses Me?

Can I Sue My Employer if a Co-worker Sexually Harasses Me?

Although the standards for what is acceptable in the workplace with regards to sexual harassment has come a long way since the “Mad Men” days of the 1960s, sexual harassment remains a common problem for both women and men on the job. A recent survey found that 40% of...
What Aspects of Employment Are Covered by Law?

What Aspects of Employment Are Covered by Law?

Most people go into work every day never expecting to have to sue their employer at some point, and yet employment law is one of the most commonly litigated areas in the law. Whether it’s a big-name celebrity like Gretchen Carlson recovering $20 million in a sexual...