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Doe v. Johnson
United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
817 F. Supp. 1382 (1993)
Jane Doe (plaintiff) engaged in consensual, unprotected sexual intercourse with Earvin Johnson (defendant). Johnson had the HIV virus at the time and transmitted the virus to Doe through the sexual contact. Doe brought suit against Johnson for battery. Johnson filed a motion to dismiss, arguing that he did not intend to transmit the disease to Doe and thus cannot be liable for battery.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Enslen, J.)
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