Claiming Sexual HarassmentWritten by Maui Reyes
If youíve already approached your employer about sexual harassment that took place and was not given proper attention, or believe that your companyís policy does not treat your case fairly, then you may consider other options.
You can file a Title IX complaint with office for Civil Rights. This can be found at United States Department of education. Title IX covers all students and employees of institutions that are granted federal aid. You donít need a lawyer to file a complaint. However, when you decide to sue, you will need an attorney to file a Title IX lawsuit.
You can also file a Title VII complaint with local Equal Employment Opportunity Center office, or with whatever agency in your state or community that handles fair employment practices. Again, you donít need a lawyer to file a complaint. If investigations render unsatisfactory results, then you can proceed to file a civil lawsuit for damages under Title VII or agency that handles fair employment practicesóto do so, you are often needed to be granted permission to do so by EEOC.
Filing a Case Against Canine Bite InjuriesWritten by Paul Hood
Manís best friend can be manís worst enemy. Statistics show dog attacks have accounted for more than 300 dog-bite related deaths in United States from period of 1979 through 1996. Most of these victims were children. And someone seeks medical attention every forty seconds because of this bites.
There are 800,000 approximate bites encountered every year in US that needs medical treatment and again most of victims are children. Almost $165 million is spent treating dog bites and 70% of dog bites occur on owner's property.
In most cases like this, dogís owner is required to pay for damages caused by his petís attack. However, there may be times when dogís ďkeeperĒ may be held liable at time of attack. The landlord too may have culpability for an attack of his tenantís dog in limited circumstances.
The medical expenses that will be incurred due to dog bites is very high particularly with regards to scarring injuries. Scars can be a serious, life-long result of a dog bite. Children, because of their size, are particularly susceptible to bites around head and face. Scarring injuries not only cause physical problems, but can also cause long term emotional trauma, requiring a significant amount of psychological counseling.