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SEXUAL ASSAULT (Deaf or Hard of Hearing)

Written by Tana Carpenter. Posted in Domestic Violence and Law

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It is illegal for the hospital to bill you or your insurance company to pay for your rape examination (DNA evidence) kit (see http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/2907.28). You cannot be forced to participate in a polygraph (lie detector) test. To learn more, go to: http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/2907.10. You have legal rights to privacy under Ohio law. To learn more, go to: http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/2907.11. You have the right to ask for HIV testing of the accused (person who raped you) and get test results. To learn more, go to: http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/2907.27.