Q: Daughters coworker assaulted her at work. What can we do?
Several weeks ago my daughter (17) was shoulder-checked hard and intentionally by a coworker (30s) who was upset with her. She told her managers but nothing was done. She didnt report it to anyone else as she feared getting fired (the coworker is friends with the boss). She has recently quit that job and now feels safe to report the incident. Should she or I contact the police, or is there another route she or I should take?
A: If she wants to pursue charges reporting it to police is the way to go. If you are thinking about a civil suit... what are the damages?
A: Potential legal remedies could include: reporting an assault to police; filing in court for a Harassment Restraining Order; finding a personal injury lawyer willing to make an file a civil claim against the former co-worker and-or former employer. Each of them would require time and effort. And all them will be diminished or destroyed overtime, with delay.
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