Civil Suit Results in Suc…

CIVIL SUIT RESULTS IN SUCCESSFUL SETTLEMENT FOR WOMAN SEXUALLY ASSAULTED BY EMPLOYEE AT MASSAGE SPA

Settlement:


**CONFIDENTIAL**

Overview of Case:

Woman sexually assaulted by employee at massage spa. Employer was negligent in hiring this employee. The employee had a prior arrest for another sexual assault. The employee's record shows that he had previously been in violation of the law by practicing massage therapy without a license. The employer failed to investigate the employee's employment history and criminal record. The employer failed to provide its customer with a safe environment. Due to the employer's negligence, the woman suffered emotional distress, low self-esteem, injury to intimate family relationships, humiliation, psychological injuries and other damages. This case was successfully settled in mediation.

Trial or Settlement:

Settlement

County where Tried or Settled:

Mecklenburg

Concluded:

July 2018

Attorney for Plaintiffs:

Martha Odom and Thomas L. Odom, Jr. , The Odom Firm, PLLC of Charlotte, North Carolina

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