Family Sues Nursing Home After Loved One Was Strangled and Neglected by Employees

An elderly woman who was allegedly attacked by a nursing home employee died this week, not from the alleged attack, but from an infection. Now her family is suing the nursing home, saying their loved one was abused and neglected.

The woman died on April 3 from what doctors described as a massive blood infection, from a large bedsore on her back. Just one month ago, Campion survived what prosecutors say was a brutal assault when a worker at the facility tried to strangle her.

The nursing home employee is charged with felony injury to an elderly person. The family is suing the facility for wrongful death. But they say the case is not about money, it's about justice for the loved one. The state of  is investigating the nursing home nursing home for both the assault charges and the allegations of neglect.  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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