Nursing Home Owners, Managers Charged With Cover Up Of Abuse

Nursing home officials have been accused of hiding neglect and abuse of patients at a nursing home facility. The co-owners and managers of a nursing home facility were indicted on 45 counts accumulated among the four individuals involved. Incidents concealed by the nursing home include a case of sexual assault and a medical error.

The charges relate to the attempt to hide the incidents and include conspiracy, eavesdropping, willful violation of health laws, criminal possession of forged instrument, tampering with physical evidence and falsification of records. The primary issues in this case involves not only abuse and neglect, but an extreme cover up plan that is bringing an even greater concern and condemnation to the individuals responsible for the well-being of the elderly who cannot care for themselves. 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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