The rising number of people turning up with STDs is alarming. What’s even more alarming than that is the number of people who claim that their partner did not notify them of a disease. Concealing that information and not telling a lovemaking partner could be deemed a personal injury in the court’s eyes. Continue reading
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Sexually transmitted diseases are in no way uncommon, yet the transmission of STDs can result in civil, or even criminal, charges. In our culture STDs hold a stigma that might result in them being hidden or undisclosed by one partner to another. In extreme cases, STDs can purposely spread. Continue reading
Personal injury claims, property damage, and privacy rights are filed under Tort Law. However, it is also important to realize that Tort Laws vary, according to the state issued.
What Is Personal Injury?
A personal injury might be due to a physical or emotional trauma and are part of Tort Law. It is also interesting to note that Tort Law falls into 3 distinct areas. Continue reading
The cherished memories two people may share in the closeness of their most private moments can sometimes be transcendent. Such intimacy involves sensual exchange, close body contact that leads to intense sexual intercourse. When emotions develop and you want to express intimacy in a person, it’s wise to be grounded in sensibility before you do so. Continue reading
In the recent past, numerous reports have surfaced that the present young generations are engaging in more sexual intercourse compared to previous generations. This might be true. However, statistics from the federal, state and local departments show most of the youths are also victims of STDs, and they’re spreading the diseases at a high rate.
How STD Laws Have Changed In California
The recently passed bill in California, SB239, has now softened the penalties when it comes to people who knowingly and willingly expose a person to sexually transmitted diseases, or STD’s. While there are certainly those that second guess this decision by the California legislature, the most important thing is make sure to be prepared in case if you are ever faced with such a situation. If you are a person who believes that have been knowingly infected with an STD by a sexual partner, our Palm Springs personal injury lawyer is the first person one should talk to.
It’s time for some frank talk about sexual activity and the rise of sexually transmitted diseases, which set records at both state and national levels in 2016. Continue reading
Lawmakers in California have recently passed legislation reducing the penalty for individuals who intentionally or knowingly expose another person to HIV without telling them. The controversial measure rolls back a law that was mostly used against sex workers. Continue reading
Most sexually transmitted diseases have serious consequences. Partners are often exposed due to lack of protection, and with no warning. Due to the implications, it may be possible to file a legal claim for damages. When an individual knowingly infects their partner with an STD, it is against the law. If they did not disclose they had an STD, they can be held legally accountable. SBEMP handles these types of claims.
According to a study conducted, it was revealed that 40 percent of adults could hardly detect signs associated with STDs. Another research conducted by Mintel showed that at least 28 percent of youths aged below 25 years would not go for a check-up even after having sex that wasn’t protected. This is probably because most of them do not understand the severe effects associated with the diseases. STDs have been associated with causing cancer, infertility and other serious illness.