Workplace violence is an increasingly common occurrence in all types of jobs and industries. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, almost 2 million workers are victims of work-related violence every year. Every employee deserves the right to a safe workplace. If you have been a victim of threatening behavior or violence in the workplace, we can help you explore your legal options and stand up for your rights. You have the right to a safe workplace. If threats, intimidation or violence hinder your ability to earn a living, it is important to speak with an attorney right away. Call us at 415-433-0444 or contact us online to arrange a free initial consultation and case evaluation.
In many cases, workplace violence does not just arise out of the blue. There are usually warning signs and escalating behaviors that indicate potential danger. Employers have a duty to provide a safe workplace, which includes taking steps to prevent and respond to threats of violence.
If you have been subjected to any of the following behaviors, you should speak to a lawyer as soon as possible:
If you reported these behaviors and your employer failed to take adequate steps to protect you, you may be entitled to compensation. Likewise, if your employer retaliated against you for reporting threats of workplace violence, you may have legal recourse.
At The Cartwright Law Firm, we can help you explore any and all potential claims arising from workplace violence, from negligent hiring to infliction of emotional distress to wrongful termination. Our experienced employment lawyer is a zealous advocate when it comes to standing up for employees like you.
We only represent employees, and never employers, because we are passionate about righting wrongs. Our firm has stood strong for workers’ rights in San Francisco and across the state for more than 60 years.
If you have been a victim of workplace violence, protect your rights and livelihood by speaking with an employment law attorney. You stand to lose nothing — and potentially gain everything — by taking advantage of a free consultation and case evaluation. Call 415-433-0444 to get started.