Tourists interviewed on the Strip this week say they feel safe despite the recent spate of violence, noting increased police presence as a positive factor.
Thousands of victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas and their family members are one step closer to receiving an $800 million settlement from MGM Resorts International.
MGM Resorts International’s plans to build a community center on concert grounds targeted by a gunman nearly two years ago drew praise from some, but left others chagrined by a move to use the site for a temporary parking lot.
In a lawsuit against an insurance company, MGM Resorts International said more than 4,000 people are seeking compensation for claims related to the shooting. MGM is disputing any liability, and is “vigorously defending itself in all of the cases,” it said in the lawsuit.
The United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation ruled Wednesday that the lawsuits do not contain “sufficiently numerous” or “complex common questions” to justify consolidation.
The Mandalay Bay digital sign went dark for about four minutes around 10 p.m. on October 1, 2018 and came back to display “#VegasStronger” for at least 30 minutes. Some Las Vegas shooting survivors expected more, however.
Mandalay Bay President Chuck Bowling says, “For every bad story you heard there are three stories about the humanity of Las Vegas.”
An increased number of security guards stood by the elevator bank Monday.
MGM Resorts International said Tuesday that it could donate as much as $1 million to Oct. 1 – related charities if lawyers for Mandalay Bay shooting victims accept lawsuit notices on behalf of nearly 2,000 clients.
After the company that owns Mandalay Bay sued more than a thousand Las Vegas mass shooting victims, its CEO is apologizing to employees — for not communicating better.