A substantial percentage of employment lawsuits are based on the contention that the employer created a hostile work environment or allowed one to persist. Most commonly, someone has suffered racial or sexual harassment — but victims are not necessarily women or members of protected minorities. Managers and others in authority can be held liable as well as the company or a government employer.
The lawyers at our Pinckney, Michigan, firm are prepared to help you evaluate whether what has happened to you justifies legal action against your employer — and whether the damages may make filing suit worth the costs. To discuss your potential case, please contact us today.
Many people subjected to a hostile work environment live with harassment for years, developing depression and even serious physical problems. Fear of retaliation is a common factor — and, when victims do report the problems, employer retaliation can become reality, adding financial damages to those associated with emotional distress.
Attorney James K. Fett has achieved positive outcomes in a range of workplace harassment and retaliation cases. Defendants in these cases have included:
Mr. Fett has also represented a male in a sexual harassment case, an individual in a weight discrimination case, and a white male who suffered racial harassment in the workplace. Our strengths include proven abilities to:
The employers we sue often change their policies — and sometimes the perpetrators of workplace harassment are fired or resign. Although those changes are important, they typically occur only after intense media scrutiny or before a jury is seated. If you want to explore taking action against those responsible for your suffering, please contact us today.