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MGM Resorts may settle in 1 October lawsuits

Posted: 6:30 AM, May 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-17 09:32:23-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — MGM Resorts says it may have to pay $800M to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 1 October tragedy.

The 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas was the deadliest in modern U.S. history.

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The plaintiffs are seeking compensation for a range of physical and psychological harm after a shooter rained gunfire from a Mandalay Bay suite into an open-air concert crowd, killing 58 people and injuring more than 800.

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They accuse MGM Resorts, which owns the high-rise hotel and owned the concert venue across Las Vegas Boulevard, of failing to adequately protect the 22,000 people attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival.

13 Action New Reporter Kelsey McFarland has a word from one of the attorneys representing the victims.