Home -> Law Blog Directory -> Criminal Law Blogs -> California Criminal Defense Blog

OR PHONE (866) 635-1838 for Bankruptcy Help, (866) 635-6190 for Divorce,
(866) 635-2689 for Personal Injury or (866) 635-9402 for Criminal Defense

Find a Local Lawyer

Bankruptcy (866) 635-1838
Divorce (866) 635-6190
Personal Injury (866) 635-2689
Criminal Defense (866) 635-9402


Criminal Law

: California Criminal Defense Blog

Calabasas Nursing Home Employee Stands Trial for Elder Abuse and Torture

By Neil Shous, Esq.

Cesar Ulloa, a former employee at the upscale Calabasas Silverado Senior Living Center, is in trial this week. The Los Angeles District Attorney?s office charged Ulloa with seven counts of elder abuse and one count of torture for abusing and mistreating the center?s elderly patients. Elder abuse is a ?wobbler? which means that the prosecutor has the discretion to charge the offense as a misdemeanor or a felony. However, Penal Code 206 PC, California?s torture law is a violent felony that subjects Ulloa to a life sentence if convicted. Witnesses testified that Ulloa engaged in ?wrestling? type-moves with the patients, many of whom lacked the mental and/or physical capacity to report the abuse. Some of the reports include accounts that Ulloa jumped off a dresser and landed knees first onto a patient?s stomach, that he body-slammed a female patient, that he severely beat a mute patient, and that he used one patient?s arm to hit another patient to encourage a fight...continue to full post

Full post as published by California Criminal Defense Blog on March 31, 2010 (boomark / email).

Bloggers, promote your law blog by nominating your blog for inclusion in's Law Blog Directory and RSS Reader. Benefits described.
Related Law Blog Posts
Search Blog Directory:

Search Blog Directory:

Related Law Articles

Lawsuits and Settlements

Related Searches

US Law
#1 Online Legal Resource

Your Blog Subscriptions
Subscribe to blogs

10,000+ Law Job Listings
Lawyer . Police . Paralegal . Etc
Earn a law-related degree
Are you the author of this blog? Adding to your Blogroll increases relevance. You qualify to display a USLaw Network badge.
Suggest changes to this blog's description or nominate another for inclusion. Register for updates.

Practice Area
Zip Code:

Contact a Lawyer Now!

0.2489 secs (new cache)