American-Jewish contractor Alan Gross, who has been imprisoned in Cuba since 2009, settled a negligence lawsuit against his U.S. government employer, claiming the risks associated with his mission had been underestimated.
Gross and his wife, Judy, settled the suit against Development Alternatives Inc (DAI)., a for the U.S. Agency for International Development in Maryland, according to a federal notice issued last week.
The notice did not disclose the settlement amount.
The Grosses filed a $60 million lawsuit in November charging that Alan Gross should have been better trained and informed of the risks before going on his mission to Cuba, where he was tasked with establishing Internet access for the Jewish community there.
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