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...

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...

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...

Cop Sued for Sexually Abusing Gas Station Worker

Cop Sued for Sexually Abusing Gas Station Worker

How often have we driven by a late night convenience store and seen a patrol car parked outside? Gas stations are popular with cops… they usually offer hot coffee, fast service and are open late. Service station owners and their employees usually like the presence of the police because it...

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...

New Hope for Child Sexual Assault Survivors in New York

New Hope for Child Sexual Assault Survivors in New York

Last year, Governor Andrews Cuomo signed into law legislation that dramatically extends the time period for survivors of childhood sexual assault to sue for damages. The Child Victims Act (CVA) also allows claims against the institutions who may be responsible for the abuse. In this post we will...