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You can be the victim of sexual harassment if you have been the recipient of unwanted sexual contact or of a hostile work, school, or home environment. Sexual harassment can be subtle and embarrassing or blatant and terrifying. There are many laws in effect that protect you against sexual harassment including the Fair Employment Practices Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Massachusetts Civil Rights Act, and Massachusetts’ general laws, chapter 151B.


Suffered from sexual harassment? The Halks Firm is committed to protecting your safety. To speak with our Newton sexual harassment attorney, call (781) 995-0107 today.


Common Forms of Sexual Harassment in Massachusetts

Some examples of sexual harassment are listed below. If you or a loved one has been a victim of sexual harassment, contact The Halks Firm to schedule a free and private consultation:

  • Requests for sexual favors
  • Intimidation into sexual acts to keep your job or receive a promotion
  • Unwanted physical contact
  • Sexual gestures
  • Verbal or written sexual remarks
  • Sexual jokes
  • Displaying sexual pictures or cartoons

What is the Statue of Limitations on Sexual Harassment in Massachusetts?

In Massachusetts, the statute of limitations for harassment or discrimination lawsuits is 300 days. The time begins to run when the discriminatory act occurs.

You should be forewarned that when a workplace sexual harassment claim surfaces, an employer will depend upon their team of Newton sexual harassment lawyers seeking to minimize the company’s liability at your own expense.

Can You Sue for Emotional Distress in Massachusetts?

Yes, you can sue for emotional distress in Massachusetts. A person who suffered emotional harm due to the negligence of another may retrieve damages under the approach of negligent infliction of emotional distress.

Contact our Newton Family Law Attorney for Your Sexual Harassment Case

If your emotional and physical health, as well as your financial well-being, has suffered as a result of the sexual harassment you have faced, let us help you. At The Halks Firm, our Newton family law attorney will work with you to gather evidence, interview witnesses, and collect documentation that can strengthen your claim.


We can assist you in putting an end to unwanted sexual advances. For more information, contact our office today at (781) 995-0107.


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