Ms. Doe, 87, lived in the dementia unit of the nursing home. Roe, a person with no ties to the nursing home, frequently visited the facility and socialized with its residents.
One day, a nursing assistant came to Ms. Doe’s room and found Roe in bed with her. Ms. Doe was disrobed at the time. Ms. Doe was taken to a local hospital where an examination revealed she had been sexually assaulted. Ms. Doe now suffers from PTSD, fear of men, sexualized behavior and hallucinations.
Ms. Doe sued the nursing home, its corporate owner, the facility’s administrator, and others, alleging negligence. Continue reading