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Las Vegas shooting victims closer to getting $800M payout

Posted at 11:31 PM, Sep 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-11 11:23:57-04

LAS VEGAS (AP) — 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.

That's according to attorney Robert Eglet, who asked a Nevada judge on Thursday to sign off on the sweeping agreement.

He's spent a year arranging the settlement stemming from the 2017 shooting that killed 58 people in Las Vegas.

MGM Resorts owns the hotel where a gunman fired into a concert crowd.

The company calls the court filings with an eye-popping number of plaintiffs the next steps in the settlement process.

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