Nursing Home Worker Convicted of Stealing Pain Medication Patches Makes Plea Bargain

A nursing home worker admitted to stealing pain medication patches in a plea deal after he was accused. Medicine inventories showed discrepancies, leading to an investigation of employees. The young man admitted to taking a drug patch for himself on two separate occasions when administering drugs to patients.

The man was sentenced to complete substance abuse treatment and 1 year of jail time, 6 months for each offense, to be implemented if he had any future convictions. He is also convicted of owing $1,600. 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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