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Family Holds Nursing Home Accountable for Choking of Their Elderly Relative

The family of a 77 year-old woman who was choked and beaten by a complete stranger is not just placing the blame on the 25-year-old attacker. They also believe that the nursing home in which this attack occurred should be held accountable. The family is stating that there was nursing home negligence when the nursing home did not come to rescue her after she was choked and beaten. The family spoke to Kens 5 about their nursing home lawsuit. The incident occurred at 4 in the morning and the family cannot fathom how an intruder was able to enter the nursing home. The attacker is charged with the first degree felony of injury to an elderly person. Police reported that the attacker was able to walk through an ajar door and was not even discovered until police mandated that the rooms be checked for elderly abuse victims. To read more about the nursing home abuse, please click the link.