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MGM’s Fight for SAFETY Act Protection Paused

January 1, 2019The National Law Journal

In the deadliest shooting In U.S. history, Stephen Paddock on Oct. 1, 2017, killed 58 people and wounded hundreds from his perch within the Mandalay Bay hotel, owned by MGM Resorts International. Following the tragedy, MGM faced lawsuits from hundreds of victims. In an aggressive move, MGM sued the victims and their families, seeking a declaratory judgment that the victims’ potential claims against the casino giant are barred by an obscure federal law. MGM, however, has apparently reconsidered its public litigation strategy and has agreed to suspend the cases in favor of private mediation

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