Sexual Harassment Law Blog


Sexual Harassment Is Part of Working in a Kitchen. "Get Used to It!"

Sexual Harassment Is Part of Working in a Kitchen. "Get Used to It!"

Lawsuit Claims Rape Culture at TopGolf USA “Sexual harassment is part of working in a kitchen. Get used to it.” Ciara Williams says that is what she was told when she complained to her supervisor about sexual harassment at her workplace. Williams and three other women claim they were...

Three Immigrant Janitors Win Sexual Harassment Case

Three Immigrant Janitors Win Sexual Harassment Case

Custodial work isn’t easy. It can be even more challenging if you are a recent immigrant to the United States. For three such women in Fresno, their journey became a nightmare when they were subjected to sexual harassment at work.
ABM Janitorial Services is a national janitorial company...

Blueberry Farm Workers Get $350,000 for Sexual Harassment Claims

Blueberry Farm Workers Get $350,000 for Sexual Harassment Claims

Four women who worked at Great Columbia Berry Farms will split a $350,000 settlement. The women claimed they were sexually harassed or raped by Contreras Ramirez, a former supervisor at the company. Their case was prosecuted by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office.
According...

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...

Should a billionaire be held liable for rape at his company?

Should a billionaire be held liable for rape at his company?

Judges are taking hostile work environment claims against companies more seriously these days, but what happens when a victim tries to hold a corporate founder personally responsible?
That’s a question New York’s highest court is currently wrestling with. At issue is media mogul...

Class Actions for Sexual Assault?

Class Actions for Sexual Assault?

Class actions are typically reserved for cases in which everyone has the same or similar injuries. The legal name for this concept is “commonality” and it is required under the federal rules of civil procedure**.
In recent months we have seen several instances of physicians who...

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...

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...

Teacher Rapes Two Students – Oklahoma Rape Laws Post

Teacher Rapes Two Students – Oklahoma Rape Laws Post

A junior high school English teacher and coach in Sallisaw, Oklahoma was charged with rape. Twenty nine year old Brandy Lynn Foreman was arrested after Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office deputies determined they had probable cause to charge with having sex with two teenage...