The short answer is yes, individuals who have contracted a sexual transmitted disease are legally obligated to disclose this information to any sexual partner.
Willfully exposing another individual to an STD is a crime in California and most places across the country. You have the absolute right to sue if you have been infected with an STD from a willfully negligent or misleading sexual partner.
You can seek compensation for:
- Medical treatment
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
Read our FAQs below for more information about filing an STD lawsuit.