Internal Claim Investigations

Bashen investigates claims filed internally by employees, contractors and vendors, including complaints submitted via employee hotlines. Bashen conducts meticulous and neutral investigations, consults the university and recommends resolution strategies, when appropriate. Upon receiving an internal complaint, Bashen drafts an Investigation Plan that outlines investigative goals and strategies:

  • Determining the scope of the claim
  • Identifying all critical issues of the claim
  • Determining and identifying all potential witnesses
  • Scheduling and conducting witness interviews
  • Drafting and submitting Requests for Information
  • Gathering and reviewing documentary and/or other statistical evidence
  • Analyzing the merits of the claim
  • Preparing an Internal Complaint Memorandum
  • Consulting the employer during all critical stages of the claim
  • Developing potential resolution strategies (when appropriate)

Measurable Results

Bashen’s clients realize a significant reduction in the number of claims filed each year. This highly favorable result reduces costs, eliminates risks, and greatly decreases the legal expenses previously incurred during litigation. Bashen is committed to processing administrative claims to closure or resolution as quickly as possible to avert agency escalation and/or litigation.

Investigations

Bashen’s Investigative Services are designed to identify and assess the pertinent issues, potential liabilities, viable strategies, and possible resolutions, if indicated. LinkLine is integral to reducing the time and expense associated with conducting workplace investigations. Bashen investigates the following bases and issues:

  • Sexual Harassment

  • Race Discrimination & Harassment
  • Color Discrimination & Harassment
  • Age Discrimination
  • Disability/ADA
  • National Origin Discrimination
  • Religious Discrimination & Harassment
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Disability Discrimination & Harassment
  • Reasonable Accommodation
  • Sarbanes-Oxley
    (Whistleblower Claims)
  • Same Sex Harassment
  • Sex Orientation Discrimination &
    Harassment
  • Equal Pay (EPA)
  • Discipline

  • Termination
  • Layoffs/Reductions
  • Rehire
  • FMLA
  • Promotion
  • Demotion
  • Benefit Issues
  • Training
  • Retaliation
  • Workers Compensation
    Reprisal
  • Immigration
  • Hostile Work
    Environment
  • Flex-Time

  • Overtime
  • Length of Service
  • Attendance
  • Electronic Communications
  • Dress Code Violations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits
  • Leave of Absence
  • Constructive Discharge
  • Improper Use of Company
    Resources
  • Disclosure of Trade Secrets
  • Discriminatory
    Compensation
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