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Sexual Harassment Law Lawyers In Marstons Mills Massachusetts

Marstons Mills (also spelled Marston's Mills) is a village in the town of Barnstable, Massachusetts. It was founded by the Marston Family in 1648. They built grist mills along the Marstons Mills River, hence the name of the village. It is primarily residential and located on Route 28, and is rural in nature. Main roads also include Route 149, Wakeby Road, Old Post Road (partially unpaved) and Santuit-Newton Road. The zip code for Marstons Mills is 02648.

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 Massachusetts

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