A 21-year-old victim of the Las Vegas shooting has filed a lawsuit against the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, where the deadliest shooting in modern US history took place.
Legal experts say it’s almost certain that other victims of the Las Vegas shooting will attempt to hold the hotel liable in court.
Even if the hotel staff couldn’t have prevented the shooting, it could be used to argue that hotels need to take stronger measures to prevent mass shootings.
A victim of the Las Vegas shooting has filed a lawsuit against the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.
And, she likely won’t be the only one.
On Monday, Paige Gasper filed a lawsuit against the Mandalay Bay and MGM Resorts International, the hotel’s parent company. The 21-year-old had been shot in the chest when Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock opened fire on 22,000 people attending a music festival, according to the complaint.
Paddock stockpiled weapons in his hotel room before firing from the windows of his suite on the 32nd floor into the crowd of people across the street, killing 59 people and wounding nearly 500 others.
Prior to Gasper filing the case, legal experts told Business Insider that victims of the shooting …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Finance