Does she have grounds to sue me for harassment?
Criminal Defense Attorney
If you struck , then she can seek a criminal complaint against you. Consult a lawyer.
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Forget harassment, unconsented touching is a battery.
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Employment / Labor Attorney
Are you serious? Yes, that is not acceptable behavior and in theory you can get in trouble.
If she calls the police or sues you, call a lawyer.
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