Nursing Home Evacuated After Roof Collapses

Thursday, 109 nursing home residents had to be evacuated after a roof collapsed at the facility.. All of the residents were moved to other facilities.

The roof in the dining area at the nursing home collapsed shortly before 10 a.m., according to an administrative assistant at the facility.  She said crews were in the process of replacing the entire roof of the facility when the collapse occurred but luckily no residents were injured.

According to the fire officials on the scene, none of the facility's residents were in the dining hall when the roof collapsed. 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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