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MGM to Shooting Survivors: $500 Donation to Charity If They Waive Notice of Suit

By on September 12, 2018 in Litigation-Business, Litigation-Personal

The Associated Press is reporting that MGM Resorts International drew criticism Tuesday for saying hundreds of survivors of the Las Vegas mass shooting, who are being sued by the casino operator, could opt to have the money that will be used to serve them a lawsuit instead donated to a charity.

The company, which sued more than 1,900 victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting, has been working to notify them as it faces a standard 90-day deadline, explains AP reporter Regina Garcia Cano.

Attorney Robert Eglet, part of a group representing most of the victims, said the company is just trying to “spin” its attempt to save money on serving legal notices, Cano writes.

Read the AP article.