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Sexual Harassment Law Lawyers In Hendersonville Tennessee

Hendersonville is a city in Sumner County, Tennessee, United States, on Old Hickory Lake. The population was 40,620 at the 2000 census. The estimate for Hendersonville's population in July 1, 2008 is 47,725. Hendersonville is part of the Nashville Metropolitan Statistical Area and is located 18 miles northeast of downtown Nashville. The city was settled around 1784 by Daniel Smith, and is named for William Henderson. In 2009 Hendersonville was named as one of the 10 best cities for families by Family Circle Magazine.

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 Tennessee

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