Sexual Harassment Attorney in Pasadena
Sexual Harassment Lawsuits for Employees & Workers
Attorney Brian Claypool has successfully litigated numerous workplace sexual harassment and sexual abuse cases against both the alleged perpetrator and the company based on a theory that officers and directors knew or should have known that the perpetrator posed a risk of harm to others and failed to properly supervise the offender.
Most recently, he represented former America’s Next Top Model winner Naima Mora in a workplace sexual harassment/assault case against her direct supervisor and obtained a favorable out of court settlement. Mr. Claypool also secured a significant out of court settlement in a sexual harassment case against Prada on behalf of a male client. Our law firm also assists clients during the criminal investigative phase after the victim lodges a police report.
If you have been sexually harassed at work, then you will want the Claypool Law Firm in your corner. The experience and insight we bring to each case are difficult for any other firm to match.
Call (626) 602-1333 to speak with one of the nation’s most trusted sexual harassment lawsuit attorneys.
Examples of Workplace Sexual Harassment
Most people assume that sexual harassment in the workplace must occur between a man and a woman. Others assume that it always involves a superior and an employer in a lower-paid position. While these factors might be common among sexual harassment cases, they are not required for a claim to be valid.
Sexual harassment can occur between opposite and same sexes and it can be committed by anyone in a company against anyone else. It is also possible to experience sexual harassment in the workplace by a visiting third party, like a customer or a vendor. In all situations, your employer has a responsibility to identify, stop, and prevent sexual harassment as much as possible.
Examples of sexual harassment that come up often in lawsuits include:
- Inappropriate sexually centered jokes
- Repeated and unwelcome sexual or romantic advances or comments
- Quid pro quo harassment or the promise of a benefit for a sexual act
- Invasive inquiries about a worker’s sexual preferences
- Treating an employee differently because of their sex
- Sexual assault or abuse
Damages Recoverable in a Sexual Harassment Claim
As someone who has been sexually harassed in your workplace, you might be able to file a claim or a complaint against your employer for failing to stop it.
In your claim, you can demand certain damages based on what you have endured. If you choose the Claypool Law Firm to represent you, then we will use our extensive experience to calculate your owed damages as accurately as possible. With focus and determination, we could secure a maximized amount of damages on your behalf.
You could be paid damages related to:
- Emotional trauma
- Loss of a safe work environment
- Costs of finding a new job or career
You might even be paid punitive damages by the defendant, which is usually an employer, not an individual worker. A judge or jury awards punitive damages to penalize a defendant who has committed egregious offenses, like an employer who not only failed to stop sexual harassment in the workplace but also encouraged it.
No matter what damages you are owed, it would be our honor to help you pursue them. We are considered leading litigators and fighters for a better commonwealth.
We are located in Pasadena, California but take cases nationwide. Call (626) 602-1333.
$42 Million Settlement Landmark Child Sexual Abuse Case
Recovered $42 million for 45 child sexual assault victims of Eric Uller in lawsuit against the City of Santa Monica and the Police Activities League.
$38 Million Recovery Child Sexual Abuse Case Against LAUSD
We recovered $38,000,000 on behalf of 19 children in the Miramonte child abuse case against Los Angeles Unified School District.
$32 Million Settlement Child Sexual Abuse Case
We recovered $32,000,000 on behalf of the family of Anthony Avalos, a 10-year-old boy who was tortured by his mother and the mother's boyfriend in 2018. Attorney Claypool was the lead attorney who stated, "the case was always about two things: in honor of Anthony to make social change and prevent this from happening again.”
$15.8 Million Tentative Settlement Wrongful Death Case
$15.8 million tentative settlement in wrongful death action against Yucaipa/Calimesa Unified school district on behalf of mother of a 13 year old girl who died at school after suffering an asthma attack. Assisted by co counsel Robert Glassman and Erika Contreras.
$4.5 Million Recovery Hazing Case Against Local School District
We recovered $4.5 million dollars against La Puente / Hacienda Unified School District on behalf of 6 high school boys who were hazed by fellow soccer players
$4.5 Million Settlement Fatal Police Shooting of Unarmed Man
We obtained a $4.5 million settlement in a Federal Civil Rights action on behalf of the wife and children of an unarmed young man named Michael Nidah who was shot in the back and killed by a City of Downey Police Officer. (Assisted by co-lead counsel Dale K. Galipo).
$2.5 Million Settlement Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting
$2.5 million settlement in a Federal lawsuit against the Port Authority of San Diego Police Department in a fatal officer-involved shooting of an unarmed man named Steven Hirschfield. (Assisted by co-counsel).
$1.25 Million Settlement Sexual Assault Case
$1,250,000 settlement against the City of Paso Robles on behalf of a woman who was sexually assaulted by a City police officer.
A History of Success for Our Clients
The firm has an approximate 90% success rate. Mr. Claypool has conducted in excess of 100 jury trials in state and federal courts.
Undivided Attention on Your Case
Mr. Claypool is personally involved in every case and is committed to building strong personal connections with his clients.
To ensure that every client receives the attention and support he or she deserves, our firm maintains a select caseload and will not hesitate to partner with other upstanding lawyers in Southern California.
Dedicated to Social Change
Our firm is committed to helping victims of injustice break the code of silence that often permeates within private and government entities.
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