Punitive damages are available if your employer was aware of the harassment but didnt take any steps to correct the situation. This usually means that human resources or someone in upper management knew what was happening to you and failed to do anything about it, despite knowing that it might be illegal sexual harassment under the law.
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Victims of sexual harassment are generally entitled to all available remedies and damages under the law of tort, which is the law of personal injury. The primary forms of recovery by the victim of sexual harassment include: