Sexual Harassment Law Blog


When Kings Fall – Indiana AG Suspended for Inappropriate Touching

When Kings Fall – Indiana AG Suspended for Inappropriate Touching

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is the state’s top law enforcement officer. His job is to “protect the rights, freedoms, and safety” of everyone in the state. As Curtis Hill just found out, however, even he is not above the law. This week the Indiana Supreme Court suspended...

Is My Landlord Be Liable a Sexual Assaults on the Premises?

Is My Landlord Be Liable a Sexual Assaults on the Premises?

Each day hundreds of people become victims of sexual assault. Rapes and other sex crimes can occur anywhere. At home, in a car, at college or in alley. If the victim comes forward and the police catch the offender, there is a good chance that the offender goes to prison. Although that may give some...

Lawsuits Allege US Swim Team Coaches Abused Teens and Got Them Pregnant

Lawsuits Allege US Swim Team Coaches Abused Teens and Got Them Pregnant

The former athletes are in their 40s and 50s now, but the years spent in top swimming competitions still affects them. Not necessarily so much the swimming per se, but the sexual abuse they suffered as girls at the hands of well-known U.S. swim team coaches. Six women filed lawsuits against USA...

When Doctors Sexually Assault Their Patients

When Doctors Sexually Assault Their Patients

NJ Doctor License Suspended for Sex Abuse Charges When you examine the disciplinary records from state boards of medicine, doctors are rarely punished for sexually abusing their patients. The numbers suggest the medical profession has few problems with predatory doctors. Patients often tell a very...

Florida McDonalds Employees Sue for Sexual Harassment

Florida McDonalds Employees Sue for Sexual Harassment

We have written many times about sexual harassment under the golden arches. Tens of thousands of Americans had their first job at McDonalds. Flipping burgers for low pay and working weekends and after school. Some workers make it their career while seniors often turn to McDonalds for a part time...

Harvey Weinstein Handed Virtual Life Sentence

Harvey Weinstein Handed Virtual Life Sentence

Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein received a sentence of 23 years in prison on March 11 for sexually assaulting two women in New York. At age 67, that is tantamount to a virtual life sentence for Weinstein, who will be 90 if he serves the full term.
He is still facing additional sexual...

Essential Criteria for Selecting the Best Sexual Harassment Lawyer

Essential Criteria for Selecting the Best Sexual Harassment Lawyer

Selecting a sexual harassment lawyer could be the single most important decision you make. The right lawyer can mean the difference between a successful claim for financial compensation and the loss of your chances for recovery. Even more importantly, having the right lawyer to guide you through...

Six Examples of Workplace Sexual Harassment

Six Examples of Workplace Sexual Harassment

Not all sexual harassment takes place in the workplace. For example, we know of sexual harassment on campus as well as passengers harassed by Uber and Lyft drivers. In this short post we identify some common examples of harassment in the workplace.
Example #1: Third-Party Sexual...

Six Common Mistakes Made by Sexual Harassment Victims

Six Common Mistakes Made by Sexual Harassment Victims

We have spoken with many victims of sexual harassment and studied why some people never report their stories while others do but fail in getting justice. To help victims make more informed decisions about whether they should report and what to expect, we are sharing our experience with...

The Verdict Is In on Harvey Weinstein

The Verdict Is In on Harvey Weinstein

Movie producer Harvey Weinstein, 69, the man whose abhorrent behavior helped launch the #MeToo movement, had his day in court this week. A New York City jury found Weinstein guilty on two counts out of five counts, but he escaped conviction on the most serious charges.
Still, he will go to...