Hostile Work Environment Attorneys
Bullying is an all too common occurrence in today’s workplace. Some studies estimate up to one-third of all workers have been the victim of a hostile work environment. The harasser can be a person in a position of authority, a co-worker or a group of people, and it can be a profoundly negative experience for the victim.
If you have ever been the victim of a hostile work environment, sometimes it can be difficult knowing who to trust. At Hepworth Legal, we understand the anger and confusion that you feel when working in a hostile work environment. Our Salt Lake City law firm is committed to making sure you get the monetary compensation you are rightfully entitled to so you can move forward with your life.
With four convenient locations across Utah, it is easy to get the ball rolling. Call us to schedule a no-obligation consultation. One of our experienced advocates works with you to review your case and help explain your options.
What is a Hostile Work Environment?
Workplace bullying and hostile work environments can take many forms and can be created by a manager, co-worker or even an employee. If you have ever experienced the following, and you could prove that it was because of your race, religion, national origin, color, sex, age, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected activity or class under Utah law or Federal law, we would like to speak with you to review the details of your case.
- Verbal abuse
- Swearing or inappropriate language
- Embarrassment or humiliation
- Practical jokes, especially repeated or malicious
- Exclusion from either work or social activities
Address the Problem to Take Care of Your Own Health
Victims of a hostile workplace often suffer more than just the anger, shame or embarrassment directly brought on by the incident. Sometimes it can even have a noticeable and negative effect on the victim’s health, such as the following:
- Extreme stress
- Worsening anxiety
- Decreased self-esteem
- Digestive problems
- High blood pressure
- Difficulty with personal relationships
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
Our Hostile Work Environment Attorneys in Utah Can Help
If you have been the victim of a hostile work environment, you have a right to a monetary settlement, which can help to cover the following:
- Medical expenses
- Decreased earning capacity
- Related health care costs and treatment
To ensure you get everything you are entitled to under the law, you need an experienced hostile work environment advocate like Hepworth Legal. Contact us so we can help maximize your ability to get the fair compensation you are entitled to receive.
Our expert attorneys have investigated countless hostile work environment claims and know exactly what to look for to build the strongest case possible. We can help you reach a settlement or if you cannot agree on terms, provide you the resources you need to continue the fight for your rightful compensation.
One of the largest hassles with hostile work environment claims are the mounds of paperwork, but our advocates take care of everything and make sure you have nothing to worry about.