MGM And ThyssenKrupp Fight Over Elevator Accident Defense

Law360, Washington (September 23, 2013, 2:13 PM EDT) -- MGM Resorts Mississippi Inc. and ThyssenKrupp Elevator Corp. on Friday filed competing motions asking a Mississippi federal court to rule in their favor in a dispute over an underlying suit related to an elevator accident at MGM’s Gold Strike Casino Resort, each arguing the other is responsible for defending that suit.

According to MGM, the terms of its elevator maintenance contract with TKE require the maintenance company to defend claims against it in the state court premises liability suit, which alleges that due to negligent operation...
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