93-Year-Old Nursing Home Resident Dies After Hours Of Neglect Outside In The Heat

A nursing home is under investigation regarding the death of a 93-year-old resident. He was left out in the sun without being checked for 3 hours and 45 minutes. His external body temperature was 104.4 and he had second and third degree burns. Medical examiners say the heat was a factor in his death.

A nurse with a sister facility is speaking out about care giving concerns.  She says care declined over the past 6 years as budget have been cut. The family is also speaking out saying it was not his time to go yet. For more, read the story.


Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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