We’ve come a long way in terms of equality over the last few decades. And with things like the Me Too movement helping give those taken advantage of a voice, we’re still making strides towards creating a world everyone can feel comfortable in.
But sexual harassment is still a very common problem, and whether it is from a coworker, a boss, or someone else, it’s something that can bring tremendous nervousness and feelings of unease – as well as frustration if it isn’t dealt with properly. If you’ve been the victim of sexual harassment and feel that your rights aren’t being considered, our team can help you get the restitution that you’re owed.
A Far Too Common Problem
Even with all that has gone on in the media, sexual harassment continues to be a significant issue at all levels of employment and in every field of employment. No matter if it’s from a peer or a superior, sexual harassment isn’t a joke and can come in many forms.
Most employers have strict sexual harassment policies in place, and corporations often require training each year to maintain compliant and ensure that their employees are protected from this type of behavior. But it does still go on, and those who are victims often find that their employers don’t always listen to them or take the appropriate action despite that training and those policies.
When this occurs, seeking financial compensation is important, and filing a lawsuit is the best way to go about getting what you deserve.
Why Seek Compensation?
Simply put, you should seek compensation for your ordeal to make sure that you get justice and that those responsible face that justice. Sexual harassment can cause a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, and more.
This is not to mention the fact that many who are in a sexual harassment situation often miss out on opportunities. They may be denied a raise or passed over for a promotion just because they didn’t perform a sexual favor for their employer, for instance. This means that your financial wellbeing is directly impacted by sexual harassment.
And when a company is aware of a sexual harassment problem and still chooses to ignore it or allows it to continue, those who are victimized often feel as though they have no options at all – but with a lawsuit, you find your voice and make sure that it is heard.
What Will You Receive?
Your compensation will depend upon the situation. In cases where the harassment has gone on even more than a single time, seeking restitution means that you could be compensated for the emotional distress you’ve suffered.
If your job was impacted such as being turned down for a promotion or raise due to not reciprocating sexual advances, you may receive a settlement that includes compensation for that financial aspect. And, courts may often award punitive damages to victims. These are damages awarded specifically to punish those responsible and make an example of them – a company that ignored your cries for help, for example, may be punished by being ordered to give you a large sum of money.
There is no way to know exactly what you’ll be awarded, but with our legal team on your side fighting for you, one thing is sure – you’ll get the maximum amount possible in a shorter period of time. We use our expertise to make sure of it.
Taking The Fight To Them One of the biggest reasons that sexual harassment continues is that the victims feel powerless – and with good reason. After all, it’s not easy for a single person to stand up to a company that is telling them they have no options but to deal with the harassment, or to cope with knowing that your employer will do nothing about the situation.
That’s where we come in.
Our legal team will take the fight to them. No more ignoring you, no more pushing you around, no more making you feel as though you don’t’ have a voice. We have a long history of helping our clients get what they’re owed, and those in the field know it. With us on your side, you’ll be able to finally get justice for what you’ve been through. Contact us today to get your free initial consultation.