CHARLESTON - A woman is suing the West Virginia Department of Transportation after she claims she was sexually harassed by a supervisor.

Kristina A. Goodman was employed by the defendant and during her employment, she consistently performed her duties in a satisfactory manner and met the reasonable expectation of the defendant, according to a complaint filed Nov. 20 in Kanawha Circuit Court.

Goodman claims on numerous occasions, Howard Mullens, a supervisor with WVDOT, sexually harassed her in a physical and verbal manner.

Despite the harassment and numerous other sexually offensive assaults on other female employees, Mullens continues to be employed by West Virginia, according to the suit.

Goodman claims she was constructively discharged on Oct. 3.

Goodman is seeking compensatory damages with pre- and post-judgment interest. She is being represented by Mark A. Atkinson of Atkinson & Polak PLLC.

The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Tod J. Kaufman.

Kanawha Circuit Court case number: 13-C-2173

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