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STD from a Celebrity in LA without Advance Warning

What should you do if you get an STD from a celebrity in LA without advance warning prior to intimate contact?  Hold them financially accountable and responsible for your present and future medical expenses and the damage to your personal life.  California law requires anyone with an STD to tell a potential partner they carry the STD prior to intimate contact.  The failure to do so opens them to a civil lawsuit, and if it is HIV / AIDS criminal charges. My name is Rivers Morrell and I have extensive experience in STD related cases in LA.  Los Angeles has one of the highest rates of STD cases in the nation, and those who have worked to take precautions have protections under the law.  Most of my clients express hopelessness, brokenness and concern about the power of a celebrity or that it is “their word against mine.”  I can tell

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Usher STD Case a Lesson for Recording Artists and Musicians

What makes the Usher STD case a lesson for recording artists and musicians alike?  Recently, many news outlets covered the planned civil lawsuit against Usher for exposing several individuals to Herpes without providing advance warning prior to intimate contact.  California law (and the laws of every state in the nation) require those who have an STD to warn potential partners in advance of intimate contact they have an STD.  Like the recent Charlie Sheen HIV case, the Usher case involves those who have tested positive after an encounter with the recording star.  Mr. Sheen described this as a form of “extortion.”  Nothing could be further from the truth. It is a criminal and civil offense to knowingly carry an STD and fail to provide advance warning to potential intimate partners.  California law provides a criminal path as well as a civil (financial) remedy for the failure to notify a lover

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Transmitting HIV or AIDS without Advance Warning Can Result in Civil Financial Damages

Transmitting HIV or AIDS without advance warning to an intimate partner can result in civil financial damages.  If you have received HIV or AIDS from an intimate partner without warning prior to intimate contact you may have a case.  If your partner has financial substance such as a professional athlete, celebrity, TV or Radio personality or business owner we can help.  Unfortunately, if the other party does not have financial resources there is simply no basis for a successful case. Many of our Sexually Transmitted Disease or STD clients were concerned that there would be no way to prove their case.  It is not uncommon to hear “It’s your word against mine,” or “You probably got it from someone else.”  Nothing could be further from the truth.  My name is Rivers Morrell, and after 40 years of experience as a personal injury attorney in Los Angeles, Orange County and Riverside

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Holding Someone Accountable for Transmitting an STD in LA without Advance Warning

It is illegal to transmit an STD in Los Angeles without giving your partner warning that you are a carrier in advance of sexual contact.  Holding someone accountable for transmitting an STD in LA without advance warning is possible if the person who transmitted the disease has financial means.  There are two elements to this issue from a legal perspective: criminal and civil violations.  The transmission of an STD such as herpes without warning in LA is a misdemeanor criminal case, unless the disease is HIV / AIDS in which case it is a criminal felony case.  In either case it is possible to hold the infectious party financially responsible and accountable for their actions if they are a person with financial resources. A civil case is about “damages.”  Damages are the legal term for the financial consequences associated with an action.  When a person infects you with an STD

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Hold A Person of Financial Substance Accountable for Transmitting HIV/AIDS in LA

It is illegal to knowingly transmit an STD without advance warning in Los Angeles and throughout California.  You can hold a person of financial substance financially accountable for transmitting HIV/AIDS in LA without warning you in advance that you are a carrier.  This is not extortion, regardless of what has been said by other celebrities such as Charlie Sheen.  Transmitting an STD such as HIV/AIDS without warning is a felony, and exposes the victim to a lifelong medical battle and complex social ramifications.  There are substantial medical costs, prescriptions, treatments and psychological support expenses that will be required for you to successfully battle HIV/AIDS.  This will also have a significant impact on your romantic life, and the person who gave you HIV/AIDS is liable under California civil laws for these financial damages. Many perpetrators who transmit an STD without warning in LA tell their victims that hiring an attorney for

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Los Angeles STD Lawyer for Victims of STD Transmission

It is illegal in Los Angeles and throughout California to transmit an STD without warning your partner that you are a carrier in advance of intimate contact.  What should you do if you receive an STD from a person of financial substance in Los Angeles?  My name is Rivers Morrell, and after 40 years of experience as a Los Angeles STD lawyer and personal injury attorney I can tell you that it is absolutely possible to hold someone accountable for transmitting an STD such as HIV/AIDS, Herpes or HPV without warning you in advance of contact. In order for a successful recovery, the person who transmitted an STD must have financial means.  If you received an STD from a professional athlete, TV personality, Celebrity, Actor or Actress, Business Owner or other person of substance I invite you to call me personally for a free consultation at 949-273-2693.  You should not allow a

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Dating Sites Requiring Members to Self-Test for HIV and AIDS

Recently many dating websites have been marred by the rising incidence of Sexually Transmitted Disease or STD transmission by their members including HIV and AIDS, as well as herpes and HPV.  Major dating sites such as Grindr and others are providing home test kits that allow members to test themselves in the privacy of their own homes for HIV and AIDS.  The kit provided by Grindr included a simple gum swab kit that delivers results in as little as 20 minutes.  The site recommends members who receive a “positive” result should pursue independent testing from their doctor or a lab to confirm or disprove the results. Here in California and in most states of the union it is illegal to transmit an STD without providing advance warning to a partner prior to intimate contact.  The failure to do so exposes partners of substance to a civil liability, allowing victims to pursue

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CDC Reports Significant Rise in STD Transmission Cases

According to a recent study released by the Centers for Disease Control or CDC the US is experiencing a rapid increase in the number of Sexually Transmitted Disease or STD transmission cases in recent years.  Three dormant STD’s – chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis – have increased for the first year since 2006.  Herpes continues to be one of the most commonly transmitted STD, with genital Herpes Simplex Virus 1 or HSV-1 significantly increasing in the most recent study – especially in younger demographics. However, the leading STD transmitted in the US continues to be Human Papillomavirus or HPV.  Although most forms of HPV are asymptomatic and resolve within a few years, two types – 16 and 18 – account for 70% of the cervical cancers throughout the world.  The impact of HPV transmission can become life threatening.  While there are vaccines available, they have not seen widespread adoption across American demographic profiles.

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Transmitting HIV or any other STD Without Warning is Against the Law

Transmitting HIV, AIDS or any other STD without providing an intimate partner without warning is against the law in California.  It is possible to hold a partner financially responsible for transmitting HIV, AIDS or an STD and our office has extensive experience and expertise in these cases.  Obviously, the person transmitting the disease must be a person of substance to justify legal action.  If you are given an STD by a medical professional, TV personality, professional athlete, celebrity or other person of substance we invite you to contact us for a free, private and confidential consultation at 949-273-2693. Charlie Sheen accused people of extortion when they approached him about legal action for transmitting HIV.  This is not the case.  It is not extortion to recover for the financial impact of transmitting an STD without advance warning.  You have been injured, and you will require medical attention for the rest of

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