$6.7M, BMW Awarded To Woman With Herpes
The award includes $2.75 million in punitive damages, so the jury was pretty upset with Tom Redmond, 77, in failing to advise Patricia Behr, 56, that he was infected with herpes when they began having sex in October 2003. She tested positive for the virus after they broke up in July 2004.
The trial in Riverside County (Calif.) Superior Court lasted 11 days, with the jury also awarding Behr $2.5 million in compensatory damages for future medical expenses and $1.5 million for pain and suffering — and ownership of a 2004 BMW which Redmond claimed he had only given her as a loan, not a gift..
From Find Law
By Stephanie Rabiner
Patricia Behr was awarded $6.75 million by a California jury last month in a lawsuit against her ex-lover. Her claim? He gave her herpes and knew about it.… (Continued...)
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