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Okabe & Haushalter

Encino & Los Angeles Workplace Sexual Assault Attorney

If you have experienced sexual assault or harassment at work, it is not your fault. The way you dress, talk, or carry yourself has nothing to do with another person’s actions. You are not responsible for another person’s inability to respect your boundaries.

That said, sexual assault cases are challenging, traumatic, and overwhelming. It is important to have an experienced attorney on your side. At Okabe & Haushalter, our Encino & Los Angeles workplace sexual assault attorneys will see you through this difficult time. We understand that the quality of your legal team makes a difference. Your claim rests on the skills and resources of your workplace sexual assault attorney. Call Okabe & Haushalter today and let us secure the compensation you deserve and hold responsible parties accountable.

What Are California’s Laws Regarding Sexual Assault and Harassment?

Unwanted sexual advances in any capacity should never be tolerated. When they happen at your place of work, the emotional and mental trauma can be compounded. The Fair Employment and Housing Act protect the rights of individuals. Your employer can be held liable if you experience sexual assault or harassment in the workplace. For example;

  • If a co-worker, supervisor, or manager asks or demands sexual favors in exchange for employment benefits or a promotion
  • Sexual verbal abuse;
    • sexually degrading language towards you or another co-worker
    • Sexual comments
    • Sexual propositions
    • Derogatory remarks or obscene commentary
  • Sexual imagery
  • Physical advances
  • Sexual threats or retaliation threats if you do not comply

What Is the Statute of Limitations for Sexual Assault Claims in California?

California statute laws depend on a few factors and can be extended in some instances. It is important to consult an Encino and LA sexual assault attorney as soon as possible.

Should I Inform My Employer Before Speaking to An Attorney?

Many people assume they must make an official complaint to their employer or immediate supervisor before filing a claim. However, according to state law, your managers do not have to be made aware of the situation. Sexual assault claims are often complicated. Consult with one of our dedicated attorneys so we may advise you on your unique situation.

What if I Have Reported Sexual Assault and Nothing Happens?

If your employer, manager, or supervisor fails to take the proper action after you have made them aware of the incident or incidents, contact our attorneys immediately. You have a right to work in a safe environment. When that safety is violated and ignored, you deserve compensation.

Contact a Compassionate Survivors’ Attorney in Encino & LA

If you or someone you know has experienced sexual assault or harassment at work, our Encino & LA workplace sexual assault attorneys will fight to secure the compensation you deserve. At Okabe & Haushalter, our exceptional legal team has a reputation for aggressive, decisive actions against responsible parties. Contact us for a free consultation of your case today by clicking here or calling 310-430-7799.