Nursing Home Employee Charged With Abuse Of Patient

A nursing home employee pleaded guilty to stealing pills from nursing home residents. A complaint revealed that a bottle of 188 hydrocodone and oxycodone pills were swapped for Tylenol pills. Also, noted missing were liquid morphine and anxiety pills.

The employee made a plea deal after admitting to stealing the medicine. If the caregiver successfully completes probation, there is a possibility of reducing the charge from a third-degree felony drug charge to a misdemeanor. 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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