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Woman infected with sexually transmitted disease receives $7 million jury verdict

A woman who unknowingly contracted herpes from her lover recovered a $7 million verdict from a jury this month in a personal injury lawsuit. The personal injury attorney argued to the jury that the defendant knew he had a sexually transmitted disease and failed to disclose it to his lover before sexual contact. The personal injury damages were especially high because once the woman contracted herpes, she was denied health insurance.

To read more about the personal injury verdict.