A Lawyer’s Take on The Charlie Sheen HIV Disclosure
“Failing to disclose to a sexual partner that you’re HIV positive is like playing Russian roulette with someone’s life” – Jon Mitchell Jackson, Esq.
This morning Charlie Sheen revealed he is HIV positive on the TODAY show with Matt Lauer. Afterwards, an ex-girlfriend of Mr. Sheen and fellow Periscope Summit NY panelist, Bree Olson, told Howard Stern that Sheen never told her he was HIV positive.
These types of cases are more common than you think. In today’s Periscope, I share several legal thoughts about the implications of one partner transmitting to another, a sexually transmittable disease (SDT).