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Woman Gets Off On Jail in Elder Abuse Case

A woman arrested in an elder abuse case has not received a jail sentence. After pleading guilty to charges of neglecting her mother and harming an at-risk adult, she received a four-year deferred jail sentence, unsupervised probation, and 100 hours of community service. The case involved her caring for an elderly woman where she lived in a home that had trash piled three-feet high, feces from various animals, and much more. The elderly woman died from cardiovascular disease and dehydration.

Nursing home abuse and elder abuse are serious and common matters that should be stopped as soon as it is discovered. When you have a loved one in a nursing home or under another's care, you should be able to trust that they will be treated properly and cared for in every way possible. When licensed professionals do not do the job they say they will, then they should be held accountable for their actions of neglect.

A nursing home abuse lawyer will be able to protect your rights and make sure that the nursing home resident is properly cared for during this time. It's in your best interest to work with an attorney because they will know what to expect and how to handle your case. Please take some time today to contact a nursing home abuse attorney and begin discussing your case so that your loved one is safe again.

Categories: Elder Abuse