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Bivens Claim for Lead Poisoning Barred (access required)

In this “troubling and tragic case,” an Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses a claim filed by a former CIA employee who suffered permanently disabling lead poisoning after exposure to toxic levels of lead in connection with his employment conducting weapons training, as plaintiff’s claims under Bivens and the Privacy Act are barred by the exclusivity ...