I was recently just on a zoom meeting for a court case dealing with my reckless driving. And during the court case there a bunch of other people on the meet with their own cases. And one if the men showed himself going to the bathroom on camera and his private parts were showing. I am also 17 years... Read more »
answered on Jan 10, 2022
If you saw it the court probably saw it and will probably take care of the matter for you by reporting it to the police.
someone accusing me of sexual assault secretly recorded me and coerced me into making a confession for a crime I did not commit. He started screaming and me and threatening to report me to authorities. I feared for my safety so I just told him what he wanted me to say to get him to leave. Is this... Read more »
answered on Oct 23, 2021
The answer depends on many factors, but yes it may be able to be used against you. I suggest that you speak with a lawyer as we don't know all the details of your confession or case to properly advise you.
answered on Oct 28, 2020
In order to obtain help, you are really going to need to consult with an experienced matrimonial attorney to find out what your exact situation is and then provide you with an effective plan of action. During the Pandemic, many quality attorneys will provide you with the option of an initial... Read more »
This happened at a place of employment.
answered on Jul 14, 2020
Yes a statute of limitations does exist both for the criminal charges and the civil charges. Speak with a lawyer if you have been assaulted you may be entitled to a large recovery for your injuries.
HR and top management did nothing. I recently found out from one of the HR members that this same employee has multiple pending sexual harassment lawsuits against him and the company. Which our company is settling. I asked for this employee to be kept away from me if these allegations are true.... Read more »
answered on Feb 26, 2020
If the harassment is not sexual in nature, and is not based on your membership in a protected class (race, gender, age, etc.), then there is little protection available under the law. You should consult an employment attorney in your area to discuss the specific type of behavior to which the... Read more »
Pajamas in my size are hard to find. I think inappropriate in public
answered on Dec 22, 2018
What you were describing is not sexual harassment. Absent an employment contract or union agreement any employee, especially working in retail can be fired for any reason at all or for no reason what so ever. Management would have discretion as to whether or not the fire you based on your refusal... Read more »
Can this still qualify as sexual harassment?
answered on Dec 11, 2018
What kind of comments? That is considered a form of harassment. Consider a consultation for a case evaluation.
to them, would this documentation hold up in court? Wouldn't it just be my word against his if he denies them?
answered on Nov 12, 2018
Documentation is not necessarily required if there is a hostile work environment based sexual comments and conduct. Consider a consultation for a case evaluation.
A person I know turned himself in for sexual assault but the victim didn’t press charges. Can the state still prosecute him even if the victim isn’t pressing charges?
answered on Nov 4, 2018
The victim generally doesn't press charges it is done by the state otherwise a murder could not be convicted because the person they killed died and can't press charges. That being said the victim will have to at least testify/admit to the fact that the alleged incident did occur.
him for sexual harassment?
answered on Oct 29, 2018
Yes. That could still be a form of sexual harassment and hostile work environment. What is he doing that is harassing?
Further information is required. Consider a consultation for a case evaluation.
answered on Oct 5, 2018
You may be able to do so, especially if the retail establishment is considered a place of public accommodation, such as a shopping mall. The NJ Division on Civil Rights has a poster which states that victims of sexual harassment are protected:
"In public places - when you get or try to... Read more »
Are there any laws or rights that protect the victims identity? The victim is afraid of being deported, but without her testimony the charges may be dropped. The attacker has already several victims but they are also afraid to speak up, and their experiences weren’t as traumatic.
answered on Sep 6, 2018
Generally, The victim should not have to worry about being deported for testifying about abuse if that is your question, although I would still suggest a consult with an immigration lawyer, as your question is not that clear.
To date, I am not aware of incidents involving physical contact with the employees' "intimate areas", but customers have made lewd comments, then touched employees elsewhere on their bodies, grabbed their arms, sides, etc.
answered on Aug 16, 2018
You could call the police, but this may best done by the victim unless they complain to you and/or you know for certain it is not consensual. Also remember never rely on legal advise given over the web as It is only general in nature and may not be specific for your case.
answered on Jul 25, 2018
Employers have an obligation to conduct a prompt, thorough and complete investigation into complaints of sexual harassment. This obligation is owed to both the alleged victim and the accused. A proper investigation will include the accused being interviewed by the investigator. You should be... Read more »
answered on Jun 29, 2018
It does not need to be repetitive. Consider a consultation for a case evaluation.
It happened almost everyday. It is happening to other girls too at work. We will cry and cry to the bosses to make a change but they do nothing. Is this considered a case to come forward with. Because there is no physical evidence, just us girls, the delivery drivers, and the bosses know about it.
answered on Jun 26, 2018
It is possible that you may have a cause of action. Many more details will be required to properly assess the situation. Please feel free to contact our office to discuss the situation.
And if she gets pregnant, can both of them get married without parental consent?
answered on Jun 1, 2018
No he won't but will require to pay child support. But get confirmation the child is yours because there been cases where alleged dad paid child support to later find out baby wasn't his.
answered on May 25, 2018
This determination cannot be made without an in person consultation. You may have a case, but no attorney can determine that without speaking to you in detail. Do not let geographic restrictions get in the way of retaining the best attorney. Pick the best attorney you can find and remember one... Read more »
answered on May 18, 2018
Your situation is complex and you would have to be able to prove (among other things) a causal relationship between the termination of your job, that the person making the claim knew it to be false and more. You would need to have an in person consultation with an experienced litigation attorney.... Read more »
answered on Apr 27, 2018
It’s a tough issue in that you are obliged to complain but must depend on the good faith, clout and diligence of Human Resources or whichever entity will investigate and have the duty to remediate your complaint. You can increase the odds of a favorable outcome by keeping regular documentation of... Read more »
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