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A nursing home administrator in Central City, Kentucky has been criminally charged for failing to report sexual abuse. Lula K. Ward, 62, faces seven counts of failure to report sexual abuse for her role in a sexual assault at Central City's Sparks Nursing Center. The charges come in connection to sexual abuse allegedly perpetrated by Jimmy Shrewsberry, 58, another employee of the troubled nursing home. Shrewsberry has also been charged for sexual abuse, according to SurfKY News.
Legal Support For Victims Of Jimmy Shrewsberry
Were you or a loved one sexually abused by Jimmy Shrewsberry at Sparks Nursing Center? Shrewsberry has been accused of sexually abusing at least one nursing home resident, but police investigations continue and authorities believe other victims may have yet to step forward. If you or a loved one were abused, our experienced attorneys can help.
Thankfully, Jimmy Shrewsberry is being held accountable for his alleged misconduct through the criminal justice system. The 58-year-old Drakesboro resident has been charged for second-degree rape of a mentally-incapacitated victim, second-degree sodomy of a mentally-incapacitated victim and three counts of first-degree sexual abuse.
Filing A Civil Sexual Assault Lawsuit
Civil action may also be possible. Thanks to Kentucky's powerful civil code, sexual abuse survivors may be eligible to pursue a private civil lawsuit and seek financial compensation from Shrewsberry and the nursing home. With the arrest of nursing home administrator Lula K. Ward, there is now substantial evidence that employees of Sparks Nursing Center failed to prevent the abuse from occurring, which means the nursing home could be held liable.
We believe that your family deserves justice. Jimmy Shrewsberry, Lula K. Ward and Sparks Nursing Center should be held accountable, not just by the criminal justice system but also directly to victims. Your family could be eligible to secure valuable financial compensation to support your loved one's recovery. This compensation is often necessary for victims.
Your loved one did nothing wrong. This was not their fault. Your loved one was violated by someone entrusted to care for them. This is unacceptable. But your family is not alone. Our dedicated team of personal injury attorneys can walk you through the legal process with confidence. Your family has powerful legal options under Kentucky law.
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Laffey, Bucci & Kent's attorneys have your best interests at heart. The firm's sexual assault team is led by Brian Kent, Esq., a former prosecutor for the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office Sex Crimes Unit. As a prosecutor, Brian gained valuable insights into the criminal system and learned the essence of prosecuting offenders. Now, he's turned his eyes to private practice, where he has devoted his career to promoting the rights of victims.
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We want to help your family. Your legal options don't end in the criminal justice system. Learn more about filing a civil lawsuit by contacting our attorneys for a free, confidential consultation today. You can find more information at no charge and no obligation.