Reporting Sexual Harassment

Written by Lala C. Ballatan

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Another way of confronting sexual harassment head-on is by having mediation proceedings. Traditional mediation, however, should be used with great care as this form is not always appropriate. First of all, ensure thatrepparttar mediator is has ample training and experience, you must have an objective forrepparttar 119159 mediation and let the, describe in detailrepparttar 119160 process to unfold. If you really do not want to see your harasser personally, thenrepparttar 119161 mediator may talk to you and your harasser separately, going back and forth.

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If these informal methods come to no avail, it may be time to want your harasser be punished by filing a lawsuit. Consult with an attorney that has experience in handling sexual harassment cases orrepparttar 119168 Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Your state’s anti-discrimination agency might also be able to help you. -30-

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Wrongful Death Cases Explained

Written by Mart Gil Abareta

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Simply,repparttar immediate family members such asrepparttar 119158 parents, spouses, and children ofrepparttar 119159 deceased can filerepparttar 119160 wrongful death lawsuits on their loved ones' behalves because they are almost always eligible to file a claim. Minors may need an adult guardian to take a wrongful death lawsuit to court. Moreover, other family members includingrepparttar 119161 stepparents, grandparents and dependents may also be permitted to file suit in some states.

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