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Man Files Suit Against Sports Clips Alleging Sexual Molestation by Barber
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Sexual Harassment on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.
Kristensen Weisberg, LLP, on behalf of their client, Chase McGill, announced they have filed a lawsuit against national franchise SPORT CLIPS, a local franchise, and one of its barber/stylists, Jose Luis Aguilar, for sexual assault and sexual battery, for negligent hiring, supervision and retention, among other claims. The plaintiff, McGill, came into the Sport Clips in Salinas …
5 Ways to Identify Workplace Sexual Harassment
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Sexual Harassment on Saturday, April 27, 2019.
Sexual harassment is a crime. Not only that, but it is a particularly predatory one. More often than not, sexual harassment is created in a dynamic between two (or sometimes more) individuals in which there is a power imbalance being exploited.   The workplace is one of the most common situations where this …
What To Do If You’ve Been Sexually Harassed in the Workplace
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Saturday, April 27, 2019.
Workplace environments often expose us to a number of dynamics that differ drastically from the rest of our lives. As employees, we often need to deal with unpleasant requests or situations that we would not otherwise tolerate – unrealistic deadlines, personality conflicts, and unfair expectations can all be par for the course. As …
Overcoming the Hidden Shame of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Sexual Harassment on Thursday, November 9, 2017.
Over the past month, Ashley Judd was one of the several actresses who has accused film producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct and harassment. Like many of Weinstein’s alleged victims, Judd spent years keeping her personal shame to herself. At the time, she was just a young actress trying to make it big …
Sexual Harassment in Restaurants: Now is THE TIME to Report It
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Sexual Harassment on Thursday, October 26, 2017.
A sexual harassment scandal surrounding Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has triggered a non-stop outpour of sexual harassment and abuse allegations from women from all walks of life, including the restaurant industry. At least 25 women have come forward to accuse celebrity chef John Besh and his restaurant group of sexual harassment, encouraging countless …
Kristensen Weisberg Lead the Way in Title IX Prosecutions – Cabrillo College
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Title IX and Sexual Assault/Harassment on Tuesday, August 8, 2017.
Kristensen Weisberg’s specialized focus in Title IX cases and the prosecution of campus sexual harassment continued recently with our filing against Cabrillo College. Having previously obtained the largest Title IX settlement ever in a separate case against UC Santa Cruz, our firm is proud to be a leader in this crucially important area of the law. …
Baylor University Settles First of Many Title IX Cases
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Title IX and Sexual Assault/Harassment on Friday, July 7, 2017.
The Waco Tribune Herald reported on July 7, 2017 that Baylor University reached its first settlement in a series of lawsuits contending the Texas school violated Title IX by allowing the school to become a “hunting ground for predators.” Baylor is a private university so the terms of the settlement are likely to remain confidential. …