State Lawmakers Want To Crackdown On Nursing Homes With Repeat Abuse Offenses

One state is dealing strictly with nursing home abuse repeat offenders. The state advisory commission is pushing for legislature that would enforce tighter restrictions on nursing homes with three major violations within two years. Some are calling it the “three strikes” law.

The senator who has carried the case to lawmakers wants to primarily affect “the worst of the worst”. The rules would affect 7 of the 1,200 nursing home facilities in the state. 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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