Posted on Thursday, April 8th, 2010 at 8:31 am
New details have emerged in the case of the veterans care facility in Big Spring, Texas where some elderly patients have reported abuse at the hands of facility workers. According to details reported by the Dallas Morning News, patients at the state-owned veterans homes were subjected to physical abuse, including choking, rough placement on beds, and excessive physical restraint.
The Big Springs case highlights the importance of proper training of facility workers and more oversight of some state-run facilities. If someone you love has been the victim of nursing home negligence or abuse, contact the New Jersey nursing home abuse attorneys of Levinson Axelrod at 800-346-5529 to discuss your legal options.