Remedies in Sexual Harassment Lawsuits

Did you know that you can sue your employer if you have faced sexual harassment at work? The New York State Legislature is very coherent and accessible when it comes to seeking redress for victims.

It is illegal for employers to indulge in any form of activity which causes harassment to their workers. A dedicated sexual harassment attorney in New York City such as Emre Polat cannot only help you seek the justice you deserve but also help you obtain the compensation which you are entitled to.

It is sexual harassment if you are a job applicant and harassed or discriminated against on the basis the sex or are an employee and are harassed by a co-worker, supervisor, or owner.

What you should do when faced with sexual harassment at work

Needless to say, a sexual harassment experience can be both traumatic and stressful to say the least. It is important that you get in touch with an accomplished sexual harassment lawyer at Polat Law Group in New York City or New Jersey who is both compassionate yet productive and results driven.

The details are crucial in any lawsuit involving employer discrimination or harassment. It is pivotal to the lawsuit that you be as candid as possible with your attorney while explaining the actual events. A sagacious legal counselor with many successful lawsuits under the belt knows how to attack the other side and knows the tactics that the opposition will most likely employ.

Here is a quick checklist on what to bring to your first meeting with a sexual harassment attorney:

  • any employment evidence and human resource records which you might have
  • pay slips and other evidence of lost wages
  • a record of all official email correspondence between you and the harasser
  • a record of any social media interaction between you and the harasser such as on Twitter or Facebook
  • any text messages, personal communication, call logs, or call recordings which you believe might implicate the harasser
  • contact information of any person who might be called in as a witness
  • evidence of psychological treatment if any
  • any evidence regarding financial constraints due to sexual harassment
  • any other proof of the mental, physical, or financial damage that you suffered because of sexual harassment

These documents though taxing to collect and assemble are very important to every sexual harassment case. However, it is not necessary for you to carry all the evidence to your initial consultation with a sexual harassment lawyer.

After the initial consultation, an attorney will advise you on the course of action.

Will you get monetary compensation?

There is no way to determine in advance exactly what amount of compensation you will receive. However, with a successful New York and New Jersey sexual harassment lawyer Emre Polat, you can be sure that you will receive the maximum possible compensation that you deserve.

Depending on your area of claim and laws applied, you can be entitled to many areas of compensation in your sexual harassment case such as:

  • Wages
  • Benefits
  • Out of pocket expenses
  • Emotional and physical distress
  • Lawyers fee
  • Other legal costs, etc.

To get a fair idea of what you are entitled to, it is advised that you speak candidly and clearly with your attorney.

Arrange a free initial consultation with a sexual harassment attorney in NYC

Sexual harassment or work discrimination can leave you feeling empty and distraught. However, filing of a sexual harassment case needs to be completed within the stipulated time. You know you are in safe hands with sexual harassment attorney Emre Polat who is aggressive while compassionate at the same time.

With his established and reputable practice as a prudent sexual harassment lawyer in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, and Staten Island, New Jersey as well as in Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties, Emre Polat is dedicated in his endeavor to fight for your rights. Call on (212) 480-4500 today or set up a free initial consultation by filling out this online form.

The first meeting is free. In fact, our attorneys are not paid unless you are paid.