Navy Yard Victim's Family Seeks $37.5M From US Government

Law360, Los Angeles (November 8, 2013, 8:46 PM EST) -- The family of a woman killed in September's Washington Navy Yard massacre filed a wrongful-death claim Thursday seeking $37.5 million from the U.S. government, arguing the government and the contractor that employed the shooter should have known he was a threat.

The Navy let civilian contractor Aaron Alexis have a top-security security clearance that he used to enter the Navy Yard and kill 12 people, even though he had a history of gun-related arrests and mental delusions, according to the administrative claim filed with the Navy...
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