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Vegas Shooting Victims Can't Hold Resort Liable, MGM Says

Law360 (July 16, 2018, 7:02 PM EDT) -- MGM Resorts International said it owes “no liability of any kind” to victims of October’s Las Vegas mass shooting, arguing in a California federal suit filed Friday that a 2002 anti-terrorism statute precludes victims from blaming injuries on its Mandalay Bay resort, where the shooter based his attack.

The complaint alleges that a tide of lawsuits filed or threatened in the wake of the shooting by over 2,500 individuals cannot hold MGM liable because the Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act of 2002 limits actions...
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Case Title

Sheppard et al v. Mandalay Bay, LLC et al


Case Number

2:18-cv-01120

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Nevada

Nature of Suit

890(Other Statutory Actions)

Date Filed

June 22, 2018


Case Title

MGM Resorts International et al v. Aase et al


Case Number

2:18-cv-06113

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California Central

Nature of Suit

890(Other Statutory Actions)

Date Filed

July 13, 2018

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