Las Vegas shooting News

California Governor Signs Bill to Provide Workers’ Comp to Peace Officers Injured out of State

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law peace officers can file a claim for workers’ compensation if injured or killed while in the line of duty while out of state. Brown signed Assembly Bill 1749 into law. …

MGM Follows Suit Against Las Vegas Shooting Victims with Charity Offer

An unprecedented legal move by MGM Resorts International to sue surviving victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting took another unusual turn last week when the casino-operator offered to make $500 charitable donations in the name of each person who …

Top Insurance Journal West Stories of 2017

Trade secrets and Hippos, lawsuits and tragedies. The news for 2017 didn’t seem to be dominated by a single trend or sole event, but in an ever-fractured media world that must try and cater to short attention spans and social …

Woman Wounded in Las Vegas Shooting Drops ‘Bump Stock’ Maker from Suit

The maker of a rapid-fire gun accessory that police say was used in the Oct. 1 mass shooting that killed 58 people and left hundreds injured at an open-air concert on the Las Vegas Strip has been removed from a …

450 Las Vegas Shooting Victims and Family Members of Deceased File Lawsuits

Attorneys representing more than 450 victims of the Oct. 1 Las Vegas mass shooting have filed lawsuits against the hotels where the shooting occurred. Attorneys Mo Aziz of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz and Chad Pinkerton, of The …

Security at Las Vegas Marathon Beefed up After Concert Attack

Las Vegas ramped up security for the annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, which was the first major outdoor event on the Strip since the mass shooting. Tens of thousands of people participated in the race on Monday with many wearing …

California Lawmaker Wants to Correct Comp Denial for Out-of-State Cops Who Responded During Vegas Shooting

A California lawmaker said he plans to introduce a bill that would require worker’s compensation for police officers injured while responding to crimes committed out of state. The proposal by Assemblyman Tom Daly, D-Anaheim, is in response to off-duty officers …

Difficulty of Messaging After Tragedy Shows up in Vegas Rebranding

As volunteers streamed in to donate blood, doctors tended to the wounded and investigators scoured the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, Las Vegas tourism officials moved quickly to protect their valuable franchise in a city …

Judge Wants Evidence in Las Vegas Massacre Secured for Lawsuit

The Las Vegas resort from which a gunman unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has been ordered to preserve photos, surveillance video and gambling records of the shooter and notes by investigators. A Clark County District Court …