Legal Question in Sexual Harassment in Georgia

Live in ga and its been a yr and a half... Can i file a case for sexual harrassment IIED hostile environment wrongful termination

Asked on 3/27/13, 11:52 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Scott Riddle Law Office of Scott B. Riddle, LLC

Anyone can sue for anything. Whether you have a valid claim is a different question. There is no way we would know that. What does your residence have to do with it? See a lawyer, since you would need one anyway.

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Answered on 3/28/13, 4:10 am

Gregory Fidlon Law Offices of Gregory R. Fidlon, P.C.

The statute of limitations for a sexual harassment claim in GA is generally 180 days. You would have needed to file a charge of discrimination with the EEOC within that timeframe to preserve your claim. However, if there was a sexual assault or some other unwanted sexual contact, you may also have a tort claim for battery which has a longer statute of limitations. Same with the IIED claim, although that is usually very difficult to establish. I agree that you need to consult with an attorney experienced at handling these types of claims in GA. I would be happy to offer you a free initial consultation by phone. If you are interested, click the link below to complete our consultation request form.

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Answered on 3/28/13, 6:42 am

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