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Pilot not entitled to noneconomic damages after HIV status disclosed

3 years agoHealth :

The U.S. Supreme Court says federal law provides only for monetary damages after the government violates a person?s medical privacy.
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CANADA: Supreme Court Rules Failure Do Disclose HIV Is Not Always A Crime

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The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the failure to disclose an HIV+ status is not a crime as long as the person has a low viral load and uses a condom. Prosecutors from two provinces had demanded that any failure to disclose ... Read Post

Humiliation After A Privacy Invasion Is Not An ‘Actual Damage,’ Rules Supreme Court

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Supreme court limits damages in HIV-infected pilot’s case

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