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Bergen County Nurse Charged with Assault on a Disabled Person After Video Purportedly Shows Her Striking a Ventilator-Dependent, Bed-Bound Patient

TRENTON - Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) announced today that a former Bergen County Registered Professional Nurse has been charged with assault on a disabled person after a video purportedly showed her slapping and roughly treating a ventilator-dependent, paralyzed patient she was hired to care for in his home.


Action Details

  • Date:April 4, 2017
  • Agency:New Jersey Department of Law & Public Safety
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies