In March, 2004 in Fallujah, Iraq, four security contractors employed by the private military company Blackwater USA (now known as Xe Services LLC) were killed. In January of the following year, the families of these men brought a lawsuit against Blackwater for breach of contract and wrongful-death. Their claim was based on Blackwater ordering the men into hostile territory lacking proper weaponry and transportation.
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