If your loved one suffers an injury or if you feel you've been mistreated while under the care of a medical provider, you're not alone. Thousands of people go through situations in which medical malpractice takes place every year. Errors are made, negligence happens and patients are put at risk.
Imagine driving down the street. You're focused on the road, but you notice an odd movement out of the corner of your eye. There, you see a vehicle traveling quickly.
As is the case with so many of our laws, the Elder Justice Act (EJA) of 2010 was designed to protect people from harm. Drafted in response to the growing number of elder abuse cases across the nation, the EJA gave the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) the ability to levy hefty fines against nursing home facilities found guilty of violating health and safety rules.