Jury awards $750,000 in nursing home rape case

Four years ago, a 77 year-old female nursing home resident was sleeping when she was sexually assaulted by an 83 year-old male resident. The nursing home resident offender had been arrested 58 times in his past and convicted twice of sex crimes. The victim’s daughter sued the nursing home for nursing home negligence in not informing residents about the offender’s past. The jury agreed that the nursing home was negligent awarding $750,000.

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