A friend of the family and I had intercourse. Protection was used during intercourse but not during oral interactions in which there was a definite transfer of infected biological fluids. As a result, I contracted an STD with complicated symptoms that had me hospitalized for a week, leaving chronic residual pain, plus it may have left me infertile, and I have never bore a child. I have no health insurance. The individual admitted that he knew he had a virus and a family member shared that the individual told him of the infection the day before the act.
Can I charge him with battery for this intentional act of harm and to recoup all the hospital bills plus make him pay in advance for the test to prove my fertility? He has no job, no assets, jail time and/or money is what I seek.The disease was cured, but the pain, insult and fear of infertility still remain. The witnessing family member has actually known the individual longer than me his own relative. The act took place 3 months ago...is it too late to do anything?
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