Orange County Workplace Violence & Shootings Attorneys
Workplace violence is any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at the work site that ranges from threats and verbal abuse to physical assaults and even homicide. The workplace should be an environment of safety, however, it can also be dangerous. It is often rampant with acts of violence, including assault and battery, sexual assaults, and even shootings. At the Law Offices of Geraldine Ly, we specialize in representing workers who have faced all forms of violence that occur during the course and scope of their employment.
Examples Of Workplace Violence May Include:
- assault and battery – physical violence including but not exclusive to hitting, punching, and pulling of hair;
- assault with a deadly weapon – including the use of guns, knives, baseball bats, and other dangerous instruments to inflict harm;
- workplace killing or homicide
- and other crimes committed resulting in injury sustained while working for your employer.
Serious workplace injuries and fatalities can take place during robberies, hostage situations, and terrorist attacks, and may occur during normal business hours or overtime hours, anywhere on the business premise, including parking lots and bathrooms. These violent acts may be perpetrated by strangers, customers, other employees, relatives, managers, partners, and business owners. Geraldine’s representation of the survivors of the San Bernardino terrorist attack that took place on December 2, 2015 has made her a sought after advocate and speaker for many media outlets, such as The Doctor’s T.V. show, KNX talk radio, and local television stations.