Vegas Shooting Victims Bash MGM's 'Reprehensible' MDL Bid

By Y. Peter Kang (August 23, 2018, 9:46 PM EDT) -- Victims of last year's Las Vegas mass shooting have asked the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to reject MGM's recent bid to consolidate more than a dozen suits filed over the shooting, saying the company's legal tactics are "reprehensible" and amount to "forum shopping."

The group of victims and their families, seeking to hold MGM Resorts International liable for the 2017 mass shooting that killed 58 people attending the Route 91 Harvest country music festival, told the JPML Wednesday that the gaming and hospitality giant likely filed preemptive lawsuits in July against nearly 2,000 potential claimants in eight states in...

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