2 Caregivers Charged In Beating 88-Year-Old Nursing Home Patient - page 2

Two women charged with caring for elderly patients faced a Long Island judge Tuesday, accused of beating an 88-year-old man in his nursing home bed because he didn't want to shower.... Read More

  1. Visit  NurseDirtyBird} profile page
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    I have to agree with BrandonLPN. Just because an arrest was made after an investigation doesn't mean the arrested are guilty. These people are undergoing trial by media. The media doesn't get all the facts. The media got the family's side of the story only, and likely the lawyers for the accused have advised them to keep quiet.

    As for the OP wondering why someone would perjure themselves because it's a serious offense, people perjure themselves in court all the time. Sometimes a plea of not guilty is perjury...
    We're not going to know until all the evidence is presented in court, and even then our justice system is not infallible. The only way we'd ever know is if they admitted it or there was video. If they're innocent, their careers are effectively ruined. If they're guilty, I hope they rot in hell.
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  3. Visit  AlliD} profile page
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    Quote from Pangea Reunited
    Disgusting. And can we please stop saying that someone is treated "like an animal" when they get mistreated? Do people think it's OK to tie up animals and beat them?
    That is on my mind every time I hear someone say those words!
  4. Visit  Esme12} profile page
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    Charles Manson plead not guilty...however everyone is entitled to a jury by trial of their peers.
  5. Visit  DoGoodThenGo} profile page
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    Quote from NurseDirtyBird
    I have to agree with BrandonLPN. Just because an arrest was made after an investigation doesn't mean the arrested are guilty. These people are undergoing trial by media. The media doesn't get all the facts. The media got the family's side of the story only, and likely the lawyers for the accused have advised them to keep quiet.

    As for the OP wondering why someone would perjure themselves because it's a serious offense, people perjure themselves in court all the time. Sometimes a plea of not guilty is perjury...
    We're not going to know until all the evidence is presented in court, and even then our justice system is not infallible. The only way we'd ever know is if they admitted it or there was video. If they're innocent, their careers are effectively ruined. If they're guilty, I hope they rot in hell.
    Considering both the nurse's and aide's mug shots have been released to the media/public one shouldn't wonder if their careers aren't ruined already, but do see your point.
  6. Visit  DoGoodThenGo} profile page
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    Quote from Esme12
    Charles Manson plead not guilty...however everyone is entitled to a jury by trial of their peers.
    A man caught brutally beating a New Jersey mother in front of her toddler on nanny cam a week or so ago pleaded "not guilty" after being arrested as well.

    Those in the legal field tell me standard advice is to always plead not guilty. If nothing else it will make the prosecution show what it has; during trial the plea can always be withdrawn and or a "deal" accepted.
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  7. Visit  sosopretty08} profile page
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    This is a horrible story but the practice is more common than most would like to believe.


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