Nursing Home Employee Charged with Abuse and Neglect of Elderly Resident

Police have charged a 34-year-old nursing home employee with snapping a towel in the face of a 93-year-old patient. Court records don't currently list an attorney for the man who is charged with simple assault, terroristic threats, and neglecting to care for a dependent person.

According to police the man also tried to choke and punch the elderly patient at the facility on Feb. 7. Police say the man was charged after the issues were investigated. 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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