Transmitting STD

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Country: United States of America
State: Michigan

If someone's gives another person an STD without informing that person. Can the uninformed individual sue the other ? Being that they became extremely ill from the STD, they had to retake classes at a university all due to being sick from the std.


They can be sued if it was knowingly or intentional yes...
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