The following is a statement from Mo Aziz of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner – who represents more than 1,300 victims and survivors of the October 1, 2017, shooting at the Route 91 Harvest music festival on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada . Aziz represents wrongful death claimants, catastrophic gunshot injury victims, and orthopedic and psychological trauma victims. Aziz was the first to file suit in the litigation and was part of the team that entered into the settlement with MGM Resorts International and other defendants. The settlement amount is valued between $735 million and $800 million, depending on certain participation goals.
“While we cannot eliminate the physical and emotional scars suffered by the thousands of people impacted by this tragic event, we hope this resolution will provide some sense of closure to our clients. In this era of mass shootings, this settlement sends a strong message to the hospitality industry that all steps necessary to prevent mass shootings must be taken.”.
Aziz is a partner at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner – one of the oldest personal injury law firms in Texas. To speak with Aziz about the MGM settlement, please contact Madison Kauffman at (713) 222-7211 or [email protected]. Aziz is available for interviews or comments on this settlement.