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$1.1 million verdict in wrongful death suit for poor care at understaffed Georgia nursing home

A jury awarded $1.1 million to the family of a 62-year old man who died in 2002 from an infection in his leg at North Macon Health Care in Macon, Georgia.

The wrongful death suit alleged lapses in care including poor staffing, preventable falls that contributed to the infection and subsequent death of the stroke victim.

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