Lying About Hiv

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lying about HIV status

Hi,What can be done from a legal point of view if someone is lying about their HIV status and then you get infected by having sex with that person. I have the emails of that persons saying he's HIV- but that was a lie and unfortunatly destroied my...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...to do so, you can pursue a legal case against this person for "infecting you." In all states now, infecting someone else with HIV has been criminalized. But be prepared to prove that the person knew he was positive. Can you do that?Here's another... Read more »

Repeated lies from HIV+ partner

My partner first told me he had Hepatitis; weeks later he admitted HIV+ status. He told me his... Read more »

Plz Do Not Disregard: SYMPTOMS DO EQUAL HIV - YOU LIED

Hi,I emailed you for the past 6 months and i never got an answer. Now I know why. It's because you... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

What's Goin' On: Sex, Lies and HIV -- Truth Hurts

...developing, similar to that of a brother and sister, was unique and special. Because I was not ready to deal with the reality of HIV in my life, I didn't really discuss it at all in those days. And since there was no intimacy between us, I didn't... Read more »
The Body

Key to HIV Eradication May Lie in Memory T Cells, Researchers Say

... It feels like every few months, some research team or another announces the discovery of a new way to potentially eradicate HIV. So press releases such as the one below from Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute (VGTI) Florida must always be taken... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Illinois Appellate Court Reverses $2 Million Award to HIV-Positive Woman Who Sued Fiance's Parents for Allegedly Lying About Son's HIV Status

...then in July 1999 he was diagnosed with Lyme disease. I never understood why they didn't test him for AIDS" ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 3/5/04). The appellate court ruled that there was no evidence indicating that the Dillings had... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Illinois Jury Awards $2M to HIV-Positive Woman Who Sued Fiance's Parents for Allegedly Lying About Son's HIV Status

...A Cook County, Ill., jury on Tuesday awarded $2 million to an HIV-positive woman who sued the parents of her now-deceased fiance for allegedly lying about their son's HIV status, the Chicago Read more »