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    Please list some samples of a strong case of workplace harassment complaints.

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    There are few successful harassment cases and most of them are sexual harassment of one form or another, but some of the cases cited below appear to be trend-setting.

    "First, we represented the plaintiff in Thoreson v. Penthouse, the landmark case that has received national recognition as one of the first precedential cases in which a trial court reproached the atrocities of sexual harassment in the workplace. The trial court awarded compensatory damages to Ms. Thoreson, as well as $4 million in punitive damages. Although the appellate courts determined that punitive damages were not available because such relief was not specifically provided for under the State statute, the appellate courts nevertheless upheld the trial court's decision on the merits of the case. ...

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    The 450 word solution is well cited with a number of cases which address harassment in the workplace.