Sexual Harassment Law Blog



Sexual Harassment Within Medicine

Sexual Harassment Within Medicine

There are few settings so rife with abusive behavior by people in positions of authority as medical residencies. The culture, insiders say, prompts residents to view harassment as a necessary evil for ‘rookies’; if they can endure it, they’ll make it in the competitive environment...


Oklahoma School District Pays $3.5 Million in Sexual Abuse Case

Oklahoma School District Pays $3.5 Million in Sexual Abuse Case

The Perry School District in Perry, OK has agreed to pay $3.5 million to the families of 14 youngsters who were inappropriately touched by an octogenarian teacher’s aide. The incidents occurred at the Perry Elementary School, and the girls involved were in the fifth grade. A total of 16...

Rape by Bartender - $20 Million Lawsuit Filed

Rape by Bartender - $20 Million Lawsuit Filed

Can I Sue a Bar or Restaurant if I was Raped by an Employee? Rape and sexual violence have no borders. They can occur anywhere. A Houston lawyer has stepped forward and accused a Brennan’s restaurant bartender of spiking her drink and then raping her in her own apartment. The case has...



Female Guard at Tennessee Prison Sexually Harassed and Groped by Inmates

Female Guard at Tennessee Prison Sexually Harassed and Groped by Inmates

A former female guard at a Chattanooga prison has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court alleging that the Silverdale Detention Center was a sexually hostile work environment. The facility is run by CoreCivic, formerly the Corrections Corporation of America, a company notorious for the number of...

Knoxville Mayoral Candidate Sued for Sexual Harassment

Knoxville Mayoral Candidate Sued for Sexual Harassment

Mike Chase, 72, a candidate for mayor in Knoxville, Tennessee and owner of several restaurants is being sued for sexual harassment and a hostile work environment by one of his wait staff. The server, Ana Tipton Budzynski, along with her husband, Alexander Budzynski, filed the lawsuit in early...