Woman Gets $900K in Herpes Case

Written by Pat's Papers | Tuesday, 5 June 2012 8:25 AM


“The woman was looking for a husband. Instead, she ended up with genital herpes.” In an unprecedented case, the Oregonian says a judge just awarded a Portland woman $900,000 after a man she met on eHarmony gave her herpes. Jurors were asked to contemplate, among other things, how much a person should be compensated for a contracting a disease that affects roughly 1 in 6 adults. 

SOURCE: Oregonian

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