Las Vegas shooting News

Las Vegas Shooting Victims Getting Closer to What Could be a $800M Payout

More than 4,400 relatives and victims of the deadliest mass shooting in recent U.S. history could receive a total of $800 million in payouts from MGM Resorts International and its insurers by January, the casino giant and attorneys said. After …

Victims of the Las Vegas Shooting Reach Settlement

Attorneys representing substantially all plaintiffs in litigation involving the Oct. 1, 2017, shooting announced they have reached a settlement agreement to resolve pending lawsuits involving MGM Resorts. The total settlement amount is expected to be between $735 million and $800 …

MGM Resorts Sues Zurich American Insurance for Las Vegas Shooting Defense Costs

More than 4,000 people are seeking damages from MGM Resorts International related to the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting that left 58 people dead, the casino giant said in a lawsuit alleging its insurance company has failed to pay promised …

MGM Sees $800 Million Las Vegas Shooting Settlement; $751 Million Covered by Insurance

Casino giant MGM Resorts told federal regulators last Thursday it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas — the deadliest in modern U.S. history. “The company believes it …

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 …