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I WAS WITH A GUY IN LAS VEGAS THAT DIDNT TELL ME HE WAS HIV…

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I WAS WITH A GUY IN LAS VEGAS THAT DIDNT TELL ME HE WAS HIV POSITIVE WHAT DO I DO TO PRESS CHARGES

Lawyer's Assistant: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And just to clarify, have charges been officially filed?

THIS HAPPENED IN NEVADA AND NO CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED YET

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?

NO I HAVE NOT ALSO I AM A CA RESIDENT

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

I am not sure never been in this situation

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This is a crime in Nevada, and as that's where the action occurred, this is where you would report it. Nev. Rev. Stat. § 201.205 Felony: 2 to 10 years imprisonment & fine up to $10,000, and/or Misdemeanor and/or Sentence Enhancement.
A person who has received actual notice that he/she tested positive for HIV and intentionally, knowingly or willfully engages in conduct that is intended or likely to transmit the disease to another person is guilty of a class B felony.

You would need to contact the Las Vegas police (non emergency line) and report this as a crime, and indicate that you wish to press charges against this person. Again, the jurisdiction is Nevada (Las Vegas specifically) as that's where the incident occurred, and they'd be the ones to go forward.

You could also have a civil case for this under negligence per se, assault, failure to inform, etc... That being said, you need to contact an attorney in the area that deals with personal injury cases. Go to www.lawyers.com or www.legalmatch.com to find an attorney in the area. You should be able to find one that will give you a free initial consultation and better advise you of your rights, any problems with your case, likelihood of success, how courts are treating cases such as yours in the area, and what you should do next.

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