Sexual Harassment Law Blog


Assaulted While in Study Abroad Program? School May Be Liable

Assaulted While in Study Abroad Program? School May Be Liable

This is every student’s nightmare. Take a once in a lifetime opportunity to participate in a study abroad program only to be sexually assaulted thousands of miles from home. When that happened to one Rhode Island School of Design student she fought back and won.
Jane Doe* was a student...

BottleRock Festival Goer Sues for Sexual Assault

BottleRock Festival Goer Sues for Sexual Assault

Concerts in California may be on hold because of COVID-19 gathering restrictions but health officials believe things will return to normal by late summer. That doesn’t mean the courts are closed, however, and this month a woman sued the promoter of Napa Valley’s BottleRock and the...

Sexually Assaulted at a Concert – What Should You Do?

Sexually Assaulted at a Concert – What Should You Do?

Can I Sue if I Was Sexually Assaulted at a Concert? Sexual assaults are the dirty secret of concerts and festivals. While most assaults are limited to unwanted groping, the prevalence of these assaults is far higher than most people realize. Promoters and venues need to do more to protect guests....

Workplace Sexual Assault vs Sexual Harassment

Workplace Sexual Assault vs Sexual Harassment

Workers can sue for both sexual assault and sexual harassment that occurs in the workplace. That’s true in all fifty states. But the state in which you work may be critical in determining how long you have to sue and how much you can collect in damages. This post looks at Texas but these same...

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...

Sexual Harassment by Customers – Can I Sue My Employer?

Sexual Harassment by Customers – Can I Sue My Employer?

We all know that sexual harassment is illegal in the workplace. Many of think that the perpetrators are bosses or co-workers. If you work in the service industry, however, you probably also think of customers. Workers dependent on tip income are especially vulnerable to harassment.
Can you...

Were You Sexually Assaulted as a Child in California?

Were You Sexually Assaulted as a Child in California?

New California Law Offers One Time “Look back” for Minors Who Were the Victims of Rape, Incest, Sexual Assault or Abuse
[Posted updated 2021] Until January 2020, minors who were victims of sexual assault in California had a very limited window in which to file lawsuits against...

Alleged Rapist Dies After Testicles Hacked

Alleged Rapist Dies After Testicles Hacked

Sexual Assault Victim Post This wasn’t the kind of headline you were expecting in a sexual harassment blog! We wrote it to get your attention (although the story is true).
We certainly don’t believe violence is a way of fixing serious problems such as sexual assault. When people...