Former Nursing Home Employee Charged With Class B Felony Of Elder Abuse

A former nursing home health-care giver pleads not guilty to the abuse of a 96-year-old patient under the employee's care. The allegations involved physical injury by "grabbing or twisting her arm, hitting and thumping her on the head". The patient sustained a bruised arm and several knots on her head. 

The charges involve a Class B felony of second-degree elder abuse. The former nursing home worker could receive 2-20 years if convicted. 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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