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What are the legal implications of knowingly passing on STD’s?

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If someone knows they have an STD such as herpes and they do not let the people they are sleeping with know and they contract it. What are the rights of the people who contract it without knowing the person who they slept with was infected?



March 26th, 2022 at 2:41 pm

more serious std’s like hiv or syphilis or gonorrhea if not announced can get you a felony charge if the person gets or tests hiv positive then develops full blown AIDS it becomes murder charge. i have a cousin serving a life sentence for this.

February 14th, 2014 at 2:07pm

Only for the HIV AIDS virus – the others are a not life threatening. And herpes can stay dormant in your system for years – you may never be sure where you got it from.

Search for HIV felony and see what you get – no reference to other STDs:

October 16th, 2018 at 7:52am

If someone did that to me, I would have one of my bfs make sure they never did it to anyone else.

March 24th, 2019 at 7:32pm

Depending on the type of STD it can be a felony. HIV/AIDS has a 100% death rate so far (you will die from it one day). If you cause the death of another person on purpose it can be per-meditated murder. IF this happen to you go to the doctors get medical proof and then get a lawyer.

April 9th, 2019 at 7:50pm

protect yourself

September 13th, 2020 at 7:23am

call the police and file charges. you will need proof from a doctor that you contracted the illness.

good luck to you

November 19th, 2021 at 6:07am

That is willful intent. Contact your local health clinic and ask them to suggest a lawyer who specializes in punitive health issues. In your case, try to get attorney’s fees and life long health care concerning complications and continued complications from herpes… GO HUGE… and NAIL THIS LOSER’S BUTT!

December 29th, 2021 at 1:25am

I have heard of HIV cases, but it has to be proven that the other person knew.

April 11th, 2022 at 6:12pm

If you can’t get the law to do anything, pay someone to try and pull him/her and then either castrate them, or ruin their looks so they can never pull again.

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