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Sexual Harassment Law Lawyers In Patricksburg Indiana

Patricksburg (also Lancaster) is an unincorporated community in eastern Marion Township, Owen County, Indiana, United States. It lies along State Road 246 west of the city of Spencer, the county seat of Owen County. Its elevation is 715 feet (218 m), and it is located at 39°18′56″N 86°57′33″W / 39.31556°N 86.95917°W / 39.31556; -86.95917 (39.3155987, -86.9591770). Although Patricksburg is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 47455.

What is sexual harassment law?

Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination. Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitutes sexual harassment when submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an employment, unreasonably interferes with an work performance or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment. Lawyers who handle sexual harassment cases represent individuals -- usually employees or students -- who have been victimized by unwanted verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature, or subjected to sexually offensive behavior that creates an unfavorable environment. Sexual harassment attorneys may also represent employers, school districts, and businesses that are named defendants in sexual harassment lawsuits.

Answers to sexual harassment law issues in Indiana

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...