Vulnerable adults are at risk everywhere, Arizona Supreme Court rules.
The justices rejected arguments that the law was always intended to cover things like nursing homes.
As Arizona’s elderly population grows, law enforcement and prosecutors are seeing an increase in the number of incidents of exploitation and abuse against older people.
A developmentally disabled couple were forced to stay outside all day in 100-degree-plus weather, work without pay and sleep on the floor, jurors in the trial of their caregivers, who are charged with abusing them, were told Tuesday.
PHOENIX - Arizona hospitals are subject to being sued under the state's "elder abuse" laws, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.
All eight residents of a state-licensed care home on Tucson's south side were evacuated Monday after its operators - a mother and her son - were arrested on suspicion of physically and emotionally abusing them.
Assistant Attorney General Jesse Delaney discusses a point in Pima County Superior Court.
Assistant attorney general
To Assistant Attorney General Jesse Delaney, justice doesn't begin or end in a courtroom.
A Tucson woman is facing up to 13 3/4 years in prison after admitting she abused and stole from a bedridden woman who later died.
A Pima County Superior Court grand jury has indicted a Tucson man on charges alleging he allowed his wheelchair-using girlfriend to languish in her own waste for weeks at a time on the floor of their home.
When Janet Nardi met Julie Lane, she saw a wonderful caregiver for her 80-year-old mother, who needed help following a bad fall in late 2010.
Julie Lane was indicted on multiple charges of fraud, forgery and theft from a vulnerable adult, and con victed in February of forging checks totaling more than $20,000. On May 14 she was sentenced in Pima County Superior Court to 11 years in prison, tacked on to the end of the two years she…
A Tucson man accused of bilking roughly $250,000 from a woman in her 90s was sentenced to three years' probation and 312 days in jail Thursday in Pima County Superior Court.