Henry F. (Hank) Sherrod III, P.C.

Alabama Civil Rights Trial Lawyer

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Jail Death & Injury

Has a loved one died because jail or prison officials ignored serious medical conditions or a known risk of suicide? Have you been injured because jail or prison officials ignored your serious medical conditions?

The United States Constitution requires that federal, state, and local jail and prison officials provide medical care for serious medical and mental health conditions, including the risk of suicide. A federal law, 42 U.S.C. § 1983, allows individuals whose constitutional rights have been violated to seek compensation in court. I represent individuals and the family members of individuals who have been injured or died because jail or prison officials ignored serious medical needs.

If you believe your constitutional rights have been violated due to a jail injury or jail death, use my online form or call 888-764-4141 for a free consultation.

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Topic of the Week

Sexual Harassment: Legal Standards

We hear a lot in the news about pervasive sexual harassment in the workplace and people are starting to call it out more and more in the media. But we don't hear much about what to do when you are being sexually harassed, or how the law protects you. Read

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Blog of the Week

One year after the Weinstein story broke, sexual harassment claims are up 12% nationwide

On Friday, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission reported that sexual harassment claims were up 12 percent this year, compared with the 2017 fiscal year.

Thought for the Week

"Kavanaugh tends to interpret narrowly the limits that work law places on employers, resulting in judicial and agency deference to employers’ decisions."

–Professor Charlotte Garden, Seattle University School of Law

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

 Top Hiring and Classification Searches this week: 

  • Non-compete agreements
  • Independant contractors
  • Arbitration agreements
  • Undocumented workers
  • Non-disclosure agreements

 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. How Companies Can Build Better Sexual Harassment Policies
  2. New York Sexual Harassment Law Deadline Has Employers in a Hurry
  3. Starbucks now offering backup daycare benefit to US workers
  4. AFL-CIO's Trumka Is Optimistic About the Midterms
  5. Study: Lingering illnesses can trouble women for years after assault, workplace harassment

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