Woman Gets $6.7 Million in Herpes Lawsuit

A California court rejected millionaire Thomas Redmond's appeal on Monday, upholding a jury's earlier verdict that he is responsible for $6.75 million in damages for infecting his ex-girlfriend, Patricia Behr, with herpes. The award will cover physical and mental suffering, as well as past and future medical expenses. "It does not strike me as an outlandish amount," said Steve Sugarman, a law professor at the University of California, Berkeley. "As I understand it genital herpes is a lifetime...Full Story
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