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Man Faces Criminal Trial for Nursing Home Abuse Charges

Former Caregiver Will Go to Trial for Criminal Nursing Home Abuse ChargesLast year, two Scranton, Pennsylvania caregivers who worked in a nursing home with an  elderly woman with Alzheimer’s were arrested with criminal nursing home abuse charges. Now, a judge has decided that at least one of the accused suspects will go to trial on the criminal nursing home abuse charges.Joshua Wegielewski, … [Read more...]

Nursing Home Abuse Charges Filed Against Former Caregiver

Former Caregiver Faces Nursing Home Abuse Charges for Harm Caused to 96-Year-Old PatientA Florence, Alabama skilled nursing facility employee has been indicted for nursing home abuse committed against a 96-year-old patient that she cared for.Labarbara Deshay Currin, 27 years old, has been indicted for second-degree elder abuse and neglect during a December session of the Lauderdale Grand … [Read more...]

Nursing Home Chain Settles with Feds Over Elder Abuse Charges

Fraud and Elder Abuse Charges Settled Between Nursing Home Chain and Federal GovernmentA nursing home chain that faced numerous federal charges for fraudulent billing, and elder abuse charges has reached a settlement with the Department of Justice for $38 million.On Friday, October 10th, the Justice Department announced the large settlement with Extendicare Health Services Inc and … [Read more...]