Q: I was sexually harassed in my own apartment complex by my neighbor. What legal action can I take towards him.
He approached me asking me questions about my dog and before I knew he has his private parts hanging out of his pants, he then proceeded to say he wanted to touch himself to me, where he then proceeded to having an erection.
To take legal action against your neighbor for sexual harassment in your apartment complex, you should document the incident, preserve evidence, report it to the local police, notify the apartment management, and seek legal advice from an attorney specializing in sexual harassment cases.
You may have grounds to file a civil lawsuit seeking compensation for various damages. These damages may include emotional distress, and potentially punitive damages in cases of extreme misconduct.
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