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I Was Sexually Assaulted At A Houston Hotel As A Guest. Do I Have A Claim Under Title VII “Sexual Harassment” Laws? Workplace Sexual Harassment Claims Vs. Civil Sexual Assault Claims In Houston

By Gilde Law Firm |

Most people in Houston and in the United States are likely familiar with the concept of workplace “sexual harassment.” We see it on T.V. and in movies, in required human resources videos, and it crops up in company handbooks and on staff room posters. Most people are also likely familiar with the concept of… Read More »

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A Dangerous Roll Of The Dice: Sexual Assault Statistics And Houston Sexual Assault Premises Liability Cases

By Gilde Law Firm |

Assume this hypothetical: a woman checks into a hotel. Her room is not yet ready, so she decides to sit at the hotel bar for a drink. A man sits a few seats away and spots her. He offers to buy her a drink. The woman declines the drink from the man, but decides… Read More »

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Jury Awards Hotel Sexual Assault Premises Liability Victim $177 million For 2016 Sexual Assault By Hotel Security Guard

By Gilde Law Firm |

When we check into a hotel or motel for the night, we think we are checking into a safe space where we can relax and rest, sheltered from the dangers of the outside world. Whether a gorgeous five-star resort or a somewhat shabby roadside spot, the places we choose to stop and rest give… Read More »

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Justice For Houston Sexual Assault Victims: Legal Options For Houston Sexual Assault Survivors Under Texas Criminal And Civil Laws

By Gilde Law Firm |

Sexual assault is one of the most serious and heinous acts that a person can commit against another person. The violation of one person’s body by another, by acts of intentional and unwanted sexual physical touch, is something that we hold as unacceptable, unjust, and unforgivable. However, the truth is that sexual assaults happen… Read More »

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Defining A Sexual Assault: Sexual Assault In Houston Premises Liability Claims

By Gilde Law Firm |

Sexual assault is a very serious crime in Texas and throughout the United States. The forcible penetration of a person in a sexual manner that is unwanted and sometimes violent is one of the worst crimes that a person can commit against another. However, sexual assaults are not unheard of in Texas and throughout… Read More »

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Kansas City Hotel Rape Highlights Dangers Present In Seemingly Safe Spaces

By Gilde Law Firm |

A hotel is a place people go to rest, relax, and unwind after a long day of travel, hard work, or even just fun on vacation. When people stay at a hotel, they expect that they are safe, with individual keys, key-card locked elevators, and hotel staff present around the clock and at the… Read More »

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$900,000 Settlement Reached In Hotel Sexual Assault Case

By Gilde Law Firm |

It is a hard reality to face, but the truth of the matter is that sexual assaults can happen virtually any time and anywhere. Unfortunately, that means even the places where we stay and sleep. Although we entrust our lives and security with hotels and motels when we travel or need a place to… Read More »

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