Agencies Have No Duty To Warn Partners of AIDS Risk: Judge

Law360, New York (July 20, 2012, 7:55 PM EDT) -- Addressing uncharted legal waters in New Jersey, a state judge ruled that state agencies have no duty to notify a person of their partner's HIV/AIDS status when the infected person is a patient or client of the agency, according to an opinion published Friday.

Superior Court Judge Vincent LeBlon, in Middlesex County, refused to reinstate a lawsuit alleging the Newark Community Health Center, the state Department of Health and Senior Services and others violated their duty by failing to disclose the HIV status of woman's longtime...
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