In the last few years, the Courts have
heard cases on STDs from former partners. There have been mixed results, but you certainty can try.
See here for a primer:
Generally, the plaintiff sues for negligence and battery.
To premise a recovery on a theory of negligence, a plaintiff must establish three elements: (1) a duty on the part of the defendant to conform his conduct to a standard of care arising from his relationship with the plaintiff, (2) a failure of the defendant to conform his conduct to the requisite standard of care required by the relationship, and (3) an injury to the plaintiff proximately caused by the breach. Miller v. Griesel (1974), 261 Ind. 604, 611, 308 N.E.2d 701, 706.
The theory here is that he was negligent in not telling you that he had this STDs, since as a partner, he owed you a duty to tell you.
Some plaintiffs also add a tort
for civil battery.
You have two years from the time that you found out (or reasonably should have) to file suit.
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