Jackson County Jury Seyz GEICO Must Pay 5 MILLION BUCKS For STD Transmitted In Car

Here's one of many reasons why nobody wants to go to court at 12th & Oak . . . A lottery mentality has taken hold and ANYTHING GOES . . . Verdicts are flimsy and the decisions are typically politically charged.

Here's one of many examples that the American justice system is starting to crumble . . .

According to court papers, the woman, identified in court records only as M.O., notified GEICO in February 2021 of her intention to seek monetary damages, alleging she contracted HPV, the human papillomavirus, from an insured member in his automobile. She contended the man caused her to be infected with the STD despite being aware of his condition and the risks of unprotected sex.

The insurance company declined the settlement, sending the case to arbitration.

In May 2021, the arbitrator found that the man and woman had sex inside his vehicle that “directly caused, or directly contributed to cause” the HPV infection. The man was found liable for not disclosing his infection status and the woman was awarded $5.2 million for damages and injuries to be paid by GEICO.

To be fair . . . This legal precedent is brilliant and will likely be chronicled in law school textbooks for years to come . . .

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Jackson County woman says she caught STD in car. Auto insurance to pay out $5.2 million

The Missouri Court of Appeals has affirmed that an insurance company must pay a $5.2 million settlement granted to a Jackson County woman who claimed she unwittingly caught a sexually transmitted disease from her former romantic partner in his car.