Crimes Affecting Persons with Infirmities – Louisiana

Cruelty to Persons with Infirmities In Louisiana the law for Cruelty to the Infirm can be found at La. R.S. 14:93.3. It defined as the intentional or criminally negligent mistreatment or neglect by any person, including a caregiver, whereby unjustifiable pain, malnourishment, or suffering is caused to a person with an infirmity, an adult with a disability, or a person who is aged, including but not limited to a person who is a resident of a nursing home, facility for persons with intellectual disabilities, mental health facility, hospital, or other residential facility. Definitions "Caregiver" is defined as any person [...]

Battery of the Infirm — Louisiana

  Simple Battery of the Infirm -- 14:35.2 Battery of the Infirm is a battery committed against an infirm, disabled, or aged person who is incapable of consenting to the battery due to either of the following:   (1)  Advanced age. (2)  Unsoundness of mind, stupor, abnormal condition of the mind, or other mental or developmental disability, regardless of the age of the victim.   "Infirm, Disabled, or Aged Person" includes but is not limited to any individual who is a resident of a nursing home, mental retardation facility, mental health facility, hospital, or other residential facility, or any individual [...]

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