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  1. Prosecution of non-disclosure of HIV status: Potential impact on HIV testing and transmission among HIV-negative men who have sex with men, Maya Kesler et al, PloS One (2018)

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    admin - 4/25/2018 3:19pm

  2. Nolan v. State of New York, 2018 N.Y. Slip Op. 00269 (N.Y. App. Div. January 16, 2018)

    In  Nolan v. State of New York, the Supreme Court of New York, Appellate Division, recognized that HIV stigma remains a significant social burden, holding that a model whose photograph was used in an HIV-related ad campaign by the New York State Departmen ...

    admin - 3/20/2018 7:37pm

  3. Beckett v. Aetna, No. 2:17-cv-03864-JS (E.D. Pa. January 16, 2018). settlement agreement

    Aetna agreed to pay a total of $17,161,200 to be distributed among more than 11,000 health insurance customers across the country in a class action settlement regarding the violation of HIV privacy rights. The violations occurred when Aetna customers rece ...

    admin - 2/28/2018 3:25pm

  4. Wilson v. State, 2017 Tex. App. LEXIS 5495 (Tex. App. June 15, 2017).

    In a case with significant negative repercussions for PLHIV charged with sexual offenses, a Texas court of appeals affirmed the conviction of a PLHIV for sexual assault of a child. HIV and AIDS, mentioned by the prosecution fifty-five times at trial, were ...

    admin - 1/31/2018 5:41pm

  5. State v. Boatright, 2017-Ohio-5794, 2017 Ohio App. LEXIS 2854 (July 12, 2017).

    The Court of Appeals of Ohio for the Ninth Appellate District, Summit County, affirmed the conviction of a man living with HIV after he engaged in sexual activity without disclosing his HIV status, ruling that the jury could have reasonably concluded 1) t ...

    admin - 1/31/2018 1:19pm

  6. Doe v. Jasper & Connecticut General Life Insurance Co., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 158808 (M.D. Fla., Sept. 27, 2017)

    The United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida held that it does not have jurisdiction to address a claim for improper disclosure of a person’s HIV status by his life insurance provider, instead remanding the question to a Florida sta ...

    admin - 12/20/2017 3:13pm

  7. Settlement Agreement Between the U.S Department of Health and Human Services and St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center, Inc., Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) (May 2017)

    St. Luke’s- Roosevelt Hospital Center (“St. Luke’s”), located in New York City, entered into a Resolution Agreement, dated May 8, 2017 (the “ Agreement ”) with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”), to resolve potential violations of th ...

    admin - 9/6/2017 3:49pm

  8. Doe v. Infectious Disease Associates, P.A., C.A. No. N13C-12-218 MMJ (Del. Super. Ct. 2016).

    A Delaware trial court ordered health care provider Infectious Disease Associates, P.A. (‘IDA’) to pay more than $1.1 million to a man, suing anonymously as John Doe, who lost his job after IDA faxed information about his HIV-related treatment to his work ...

    admin - 8/8/2016 11:02am

  9. In re Mallard, Bankr. LEXIS 974 (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2014).

    Mallard brought seven causes of action related to his bankruptcy case, the last of which claimed a violation of Ky. Rev. Stat. § 214.181 after his HIV status was disclosed in the filling of unredacted billing records in that bankruptcy case. The records w ...

    admin - 4/22/2016 10:13am

  10. Charlie Sheen HIV Status Announcement Provides Teachable Moments

    Tuesday's announcement by Charlie Sheen regarding his HIV status garnered much media attention. As disappointing as the sensationalism around that has been, it also provided a national spotlight and a  "teachable moment" on the issues that ...

    admin - 11/20/2015 4:22pm

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