Nursing Home Burn Incident Reveals That Resident Has Assaulted 23 Other Residents

The family of a mentally impaired nursing home resident is suing the facility, alleging it failed to prevent abuse at its facility. According to the lawsuit, in last September, another resident allegedly burned the man with a cigarette. The incident did not result in a serious injury, wasn’t severely hurt.

However, after looking through state records, the attorney for the family discovered that the resident involved had sexually, physically or verbally assaulted nearly 24 residents at the facility. The Facility has had a troubled past and has settled lawsuits relating to neglect and abuse in previous years. 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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