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Difficulties with sexual harassment suits

CBS News: Why Sexual Harassment Suits are so Hard to Win

December 7, 2017

Sexual harassment lawyer Tom Spiggle can look out across the Potomac River and see where the easy court cases are. Only a bridge separates his Arlington, Virginia, headquarters — located in a state with no sexual harassment law — and the District of Columbia, which has a “Human Rights Act” that goes after predators. “Geography,” he said, “is an arbitrary factor in sexual harassment.”

The almost daily scandals about sexual predators — in which both media and political personalities are falling like dominoes — appear to make it the ideal time to consult attorneys such as Spiggle about employers or co-workers who’ve been making lewd comments, exposing themselves or simply using their position to bully underlings into compromising positions.

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