Fort Lauderdale Sexual Harassment Attorney
Off-color jokes, comments, emails or unwanted touching in the workplace can make your life miserable. But you have been a victim of sexual harassment at your job, you have rights. You can take action seeking justice for the wrongs done to you and compensation for your financial losses, emotional suffering and attorney fees.
Experience, Commitment, Quality
The law firm of Shawn L. Birken, P.A., in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is committed to providing quality, results-oriented representation in cases involving sexual harassment and other employment law violations. We thoroughly investigate each case, document the wrongs suffered by our clients and seek full compensation for victims of illegal employment practices. Compassionate and determined to succeed, we will work diligently to obtain justice and compensation for you.
What To Do If You Have Been Sexually Harassed
However, compelling evidence must be collected, organized and presented in order to win a sexual harassment lawsuit.
If you are still employed, you should do the following:
- Report the offensive behavior to your supervisor or human resources department.
- Keep a diary or write down your recollection of the sexual harassment, noting names, dates and the nature of the offensive behavior.
- Write down the names of witnesses who have knowledge of the offensive behavior.
- Call Shawn L. Birken, P.A., at 800-511-9193 to learn about your legal options.
If you are no longer employed, complete items 2, 3 and 4.
Sexual Harassment In The Workplace
There are two general types of sexual harassment:
Quid pro quo harassment — You are asked to do something of a sexual nature in order to get hired, continue your employment or obtain an advancement.
Hostile work environment — Your employer tolerates harassing behavior, speech or written communications in the workplace.
Both types of sexual harassment are against the law. If our law firm believes that your case has merit, Shawn L. Birken, P.A., will vigorously represent you, seeking justice and the best possible settlement or jury award for you.
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