In 2006, a Virginia aerial cloister captivated that a barbarous assault on a disabled accommodating is governed by abomination law and not by the state's Medical Abuse Act. In this assignment, you will assay this case and analyze the ambit of medical malpractice and abomination law.
Alcoy was 79 years old back she suffered a stroke that larboard her physically abandoned and mentally damaged. She was moved to a nursing home. Four canicule later, she was atrociously assaulted sexually; the aggressor was never identified. Alcoy died several months later. Her acreage ambassador sued the nursing home for negligence and assault. The nursing home responded that the case was absolute by the state's Medical Abuse Act, and that Act controlled the admeasurement of the nursing home's liability. The commune cloister captivated in favor of the nursing home; the ambassador appealed. Virginia aerial cloister captivated that the case is governed by abomination law and not by the state's Medical Malpractice Act (Alcoy v. Valley Nursing Homes, 2006).
Alcoy v. Valley Nursing Homes, Inc., 272 S. E.2d 301 (Sup. Ct., Va. 2006).
Analyze the scenario and acknowledge to the afterward questions:
Compile your assay in a 3-to-5-page Word document.