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Nursing Home Abuse

It seems that every day another story comes out about nursing home abuse.  One of the most recent is out of Oklahoma City and indicates that a family became concerned that nursing home employees were stealing from their mother who was a resident.  In an attempt to document the thefts the family set up a hidden camera but uncovered something much worse. The family states the video footage uncovered abuse of their elderly mother.  One of the caretakers has been arrested and another has a pending warrant.  According to the article a jury found the former nursing home owners guilty of negligence in a civil trial and awarded an estimated $1.2 million in damages.  To read more on this particular case click on the link:  http://kfor.com/2015/02/13/family-of-abused-nursing-home-resident-fights-to-hold-owner-responsible/

Nursing home abuse is a serious matter, if you believe your loved one is being abused, contact Michael Johnson, P.C. & Associates to speak to an attorney.  Be on the lookout for signs of abuse and if you need help, call us today.  Contact our Fort Mill office at 803-547-2800 or our Columbia office at 803-814-0550.