Assisted Living Owner Guilty Of Neglect After Resident Falls Through Floor

A former assisted living center owner pled guilty to neglect of a vulnerable adult resulting in physical injury. Last year, an 84-year-old Alzheimer’s patient fell through the floor of a room into the floor below suffering broken bones and a severe head injury.

The facility owner initially denied knowing how the woman was injured. He later admitted that he panicked after she fell. He faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison. For more, read the story.

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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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