Navy Yard Victim's Family Sues Navy Over Wrongful Death

Law360, Los Angeles (December 4, 2013, 7:28 PM EST) -- The family of a woman who was killed at the Washington Naval Yard in September hit the Navy and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs with a lawsuit in Florida federal court Wednesday, saying the victim's wrongful death was proximately caused by their negligence.

The suit, filed by Patricia Delorenzo as personal representative for the estate of Knight, comes after the family filed a wrongful death claim in November seeking $37.5 million from the U.S. government, arguing the government and the contractor that employed the shooter,...
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