Sexual Harassment Lawyers

Why hire a Sexual Harassment attorney?

A sexual harassment lawyer can help you understand whether what you've experienced is sexual harassment, and if you need to file a lawsuit. Sexual harassment can include unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, the promise of rewards for sex, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature. If you've been a victim of sexual harassment, there are certain steps you need to take to protect yourself legally; an experienced sexual harassment attorney will advise you of your rights and what actions you can take.

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Did You Know?

In a recent poll, a full 70% of people who said they’d experienced sexual harassment never reported it. Many of the respondents feared retaliation and shame if their coworkers found out. Hire a sexual harassment attorney to protect yourself against these kinds of unfavorable outcomes.
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