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Family Of San Bernardino Terror Victim Seeks $204 Million In Damages

Sierra Clayborn was 27 years old. (Facebook)
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The family of Sierra Clayborn, a woman killed in the December San Bernardino attacks, is seeking $204 million in damages against San Bernardino County, according to KPCC.The family filed three distinct $68 million claims Thursday, on behalf of Clayborn’s father, stepmother, and sister. The claims collectively allege wrongful death and county negligence. Further more, each claim also seeks compensation from the county for fostering an unsafe work environment, and failing to provide a safe workplace.

Clayborn, who was 27, worked as a food inspector based in Big Bear for the County, according to NBC 4. She had traveled to San Bernardino and was present when chaos erupted at a holiday party.

Clayborn’s family is the second family to file claims of negligence against San Bernardino County following the terror attack. Two weeks ago, the family of Michael Wetzel filed a $58 million claim for damages against the county. That claim focuses on lost wages, general damages, and $10 million in damages for each of Wetzel’s three minor children.

"The county will carefully consider each claim and act in the best interests of everyone involved," county spokesman David Wert said in a statement.

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Each claim is the precursor to a full-blown lawsuit.