Judge Combines Suits Over Aurora Theater Shooting

Law360, New York (November 27, 2012, 5:26 PM EST) -- A Colorado federal judge on Monday consolidated seven suits seeking to hold theater chain Cinemark USA Inc. liable for failing to prevent this summer's Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooting that killed 12 people.

U.S. District Judge R. Brook Jackson joined the cases together for the purposes of discovery and motions and set a May 5, 2014, trial date.

The suits bring claims for premises liability and negligence against Cinemark over its handling of security at the Aurora theater when a gunman entered a midnight screening of...
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Case Title

Traynom et al v. Century Theatres, Inc.


Case Number

1:12-cv-02514

Court

Colorado

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

Judge

R. Brooke Jackson

Date Filed

September 21, 2012


Case Title

Nowlan v. Century Theatres, Inc.


Case Number

1:12-cv-02517

Court

Colorado

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

Judge

R. Brooke Jackson

Date Filed

September 21, 2012


Case Title

Rosborough et al v. Century Theatres, Inc.


Case Number

1:12-cv-02687

Court

Colorado

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

Judge

R. Brooke Jackson

Date Filed

October 10, 2012


Case Title

Jackson v. Century Theatres, Inc.


Case Number

1:12-cv-02704

Court

Colorado

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

Judge

R. Brooke Jackson

Date Filed

October 11, 2012


Case Title

Hoover v. Cinemark, USA, Inc.


Case Number

1:12-cv-02706

Court

Colorado

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

Judge

R. Brooke Jackson

Date Filed

October 11, 2012


Case Title

Sullivan v. Century Theatres, Inc.


Case Number

1:12-cv-02900

Court

Colorado

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

Judge

R. Brooke Jackson

Date Filed

November 2, 2012

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