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After experiencing harassment or discrimination at work, employees should rightfully seek a remedy for their suffering.
The type of relief is dependent on the circumstances of the case, but employees can get a general sense of what they can recover.
What Can You Recover? We Can Help You Find Out.
Generally, in Title VII cases, employees may be entitled to either or both:
- Compensatory damages, meant to cover expenses caused by the discrimination, including costs associated with a job search, and emotional anguish
- Punitive damages, meant to punish employers that have committed particularly egregious acts of discrimination
These damages can be recovered in cases involving discrimination based on:
In cases involving age discrimination or sex-based wage discrimination, victims may be entitled to liquidated damages — money awarded to punish reckless discrimination that’s equal to the amount awarded in back pay.
Those who have established unlawful discrimination are also eligible for back pay. In addition, attorney’s fees are available to prevailing plaintiffs in some circumstances.
In certain cases, you may be eligible for reinstatement, retroactive seniority or other relief. Contacting an experienced lawyer is a smart way to know what your options are.
We Will Work With You
Attorney Stephanie Jane Hahn has helped employees across Indianapolis and Indiana recover damages and compensation in discrimination cases. We’ll review the facts and work with you to push for justice.