Romanucci & Blandin Secures Settlement in Excess of $735 Million in Las Vegas Mass Shooting
Chicago, IL – Attorneys from Romanucci & Blandin today announced a settlement with MGM International to resolve thousands of claims arising from the Route 91 concert massacre in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, 2017, which remains the most deadly mass shooting in U.S. history. The settlement will be in the range of $735 million to $800 million.
Romanucci & Blandin represents 76 victims from 11 states and Canada, including those who were shot and killed; shot, trampled, and permanently injured; and suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder and related injuries. Of the 76 victims, 13 were from Illinois. Over the past two years, Partners Antonio Romanucci and Stephan Blandin and Attorney Bryce Hensley served on the litigation steering committee, which drove the settlement process with lead counsel Eglet Adams and others.
“What happened that night was among the most horrific acts of violence this country has ever witnessed,” said Romanucci. “In resolving these cases, we hope to give the thousands of victims, including our brave clients, some small degree of solace as they continue to cope with the trauma they have experienced from that terrifying evening.”
In addition to this case, Romanucci & Blandin has also represented a majority of the plaintiffs in the mass shootings that occurred at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Fla.
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Romanucci & Blandin has been rated as a leading civil trial practice law firm in Chicago concentering in catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice, aviation disasters, police misconduct, and abuse and sexual misconduct cases. The attorneys at the Chicago law firm represent individuals and their families in catastrophic personal injury matters, wrongful death and workers’ compensation cases. The cases that are referred to Romanucci & Blandin involve accidents or injuries which occurred due to negligence and carelessness on the part of individuals, governmental bodies and corporations of all sizes. Since its inception over 20 years ago, Romanucci & Blandin has secured more than half a billion dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of their clients across the country, with dozens of those cases exceeding $1 million. For more information about Romanucci & Blandin, please visit www.rblaw.net or call (312) 458-1000.