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How To Sue A Doctor For Discrimination On Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Utah Man Sues Surgical Center, Two Doctors for Refusing Him Surgery Because He Was HIV-Positive

A Spanish Fork, Utah, man last month filed a civil rights lawsuit against HealthSouth Provo Surgical Center and two physicians, saying they refused him surgery for an ulcerated toe because he is HIV-positive, the Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Man Sues State Department Alleging Foreign Service Medical Requirements Illegally Discriminate

An HIV-positive man whose application for the Foreign Service was rejected on medical grounds yesterday filed a lawsuit against the State Department , saying that the department's criteria for employment are discriminatory and out-of-date, ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania Sues Philadelphia Over Alleged Discrimination Against HIV-Positive Man by EMTs

The AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania on Monday filed a civil rights lawsuit in federal court against the city of Philadelphia on behalf of an HIV-positive man who said that city emergency medical technicians provided inappropriate care after they... Read more »
Ask the Experts

I am going to sue every doctor I have seen.

Hi, I am from Argentina I wrote to you twice, this is a message to the whole world, Oral sex IS NOT safe, a sex worker performed on me oral sex without a condom 9 month ago, sadly she made me a cut in my penis, after two weeks I started to have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Argentina-Guy,You are going to "sue every doctor I have seen," because you had insertive oral sex with a toothy sex worker nine months ago who nibbled your knob and now you are freaking out, despite the fact your HIV tests have all... Read more »

Hiv positive employee threating to sue over termination, but there are two sides to the story

My wife is a retail manager and recently fired her assistant manager, Who is HIV+, for theft. He was an openly gay man, and told my wife about 3 months ago he was positive. My wife told her other assistant he was Positive. She felt her other...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
The bitter truth is that your wife did violate his privacy when she disclosed his HIV status. How I wish that managers were required to take HIV in the workplace seminars, so that they could avoid such messes! She was nervous about her co-manager... Read more »

Incompetent HIV+employee who is threatening to sue

I work with a small not for profit organization that provides homes and community for adults with developmental disabilities. All "staff" live in the homes with these adults with dd. About six months ago, a man was hired into the...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Please do not allow yourself to be held hostage by this out of control employee. The ADA is not job insurance. It is guidance for employers on accommodating disabilities in employees who are fulfilling all of the essential functions of the job. It... Read more »

Re: going to sue every doc. GROW UP

Responding to "im going to sue every doctor who says you cant get hiv from oral" You my friend are delussional, Dont blame anyone for your problems, you stuck your penis in the girls mouth and recieved a toothie bj that cut your penis and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for the support, Jay! Dr. Bob... Read more »
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UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

While nearly a million HIV+ American citizens enjoy the freedom to leave and travel outside their country, the United States government prohibits HIV+ individuals from other countries entry to the... Read more »

discrimination in the delivery room?

Posted by megjemima, 3 Replies
I have been positive for over 10 years. Now I am pregnant and in my first trimester (yay!). My doctors have been very supportive.

Over the years, I have had good doctors and bad. However I fear discrimination in the delivery room. In my experience... Read more »

Discrimination

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi guys, I'm doing a senior thesis, my topic is discrimination against people with AIDS and HIV and I really need to talk to someone who had any negative experience.I do not need any personal information, i just need someone to share their... Read more »

Medical plan discrimination.

Posted by Peteskier, 3 Replies
I just got a letter from my cigna medical plan stating that they will not pay for Atripla Tablet at the pharmacy after 07/01/12 and if I want the drug I have to use their mail order pharmacy program.
For a medical plan to change a drug mid year to... Read more »