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Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Elba is Dismissed

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A wrongful death lawsuit against an Elba nursing home has been settled out of court.  The 2022 lawsuit was filed by the estate of 86-year-old Benjamin Smith against Elba Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after smith suffered a fall and died a month later while at the center.  The nursing home will pay $450,000 to the man’s widow.