Q: Can I file a suit for personal injury against the Federal government?

I have been harassed by my immediate supervisor for 4 years, I have been to management, Human Resources, union and have even filed an EEO case to no avail. I finally broke and went to a doctor who diagnosed me with severe depression and anxiety and stated I should have no contact with this supervisor because I have been battered by her. I’ve since requested a transfer and again nothing, I am not sure what else to do.

2 Lawyer Answers
Eric Todd Kirk
Eric Todd Kirk
Answered
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: You may have a workers' compensation claim. You should consult with a federal workers' compensation lawyer in a confidential setting.

David Fallon
David Fallon
Answered
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Albany, NY

A: It is also possible you could have a valid EEO claim and you may be able to seek damages for pain and suffering (compensatory damages). I would speak with an attorney who represents federal employees to discuss your options. Best of luck!

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