The movie theater massacre that unfolded in Aurora, Colo., is unfathomable to anyone of sound mind. Now that the dust has begun to settle, the all but certain onslaught of litigation has begun. TMZ reports that Torrence Brown Jr. has filed the first lawsuit. While Brown was not physically injured, his friend A.J. Boik was killed after being shot in the chest.

Brown’s claims begin to show the litigation quandary facing our society in the aftermath of many tragedies.

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