Question: Can you sue someone for giving you an STD in Oregon?

Oregon was one of the first places in the country in which a personal injury lawsuit over an undisclosed STD was successful in court. OregonLive reports that the suit was filed in 2012 by a Beaverton woman, who contracted genital herpes after having sex with a man she had been dating.

Is it illegal to give someone an STD in Oregon?

Some states specifically outlaw the intentional spread of any sexually transmitted diseases. Others criminalize only the intentional spreading of HIV because of its serious, life-threatening nature. Oregon does neither, but prosecutors can charge defendants under existing statutes, such as the states assault law.

Can you sue someone for willingly giving you an STD?

Can You Sue Someone For Giving You An STD in California? Yes. In California, it is against the law for a person to infect a sexual partner with a sexually transmitted disease (STD).

Can you charge someone for giving you an STD?

In simpler terms, you could face criminal charges for giving another person an STD if you knowingly and willfully transmit the disease to them (or cause it to be transmitted to them).

Can u sue for STD?

Someone gave me a sexually transmitted infection (STI) - Can I sue them? The answer is yes. If your sexual partner has knowledge that they have an STI and doesnt tell you, then you have grounds to make a claim for compensation.

Is it illegal to tell someone that someone else has an STD?

There arent any federal or state laws making it illegal for you to not tell a partner about an STD you may have. Laws on the topic vary from state to state. That being said, it is typically illegal, civilly and criminally, to knowingly or recklessly transmit an STD.

Do you have to disclose an STI?

Just like any relationship that grows organically, some private matters like revealing your STI, are not discussed until trust is gained. Of course, you need to disclose before there is any sexual contact. “The idea behind that is that nobody actually puts everything out there on the table when they start dating.

How would a woman know if she has an STD?

Discharge (thick or thin, milky white, yellow, or green leakage from the vagina) Vaginal itching. Vaginal blisters or blisters in the genital area (the region covered by underwear) Vaginal rash or rash in the genital area.

Is it a felony to lie about having an STD?

There arent any federal or state laws making it illegal for you to not tell a partner about an STD you may have. Laws on the topic vary from state to state. That being said, it is typically illegal, civilly and criminally, to knowingly or recklessly transmit an STD.

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