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In this Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 file photo, police officers stand along the Las Vegas Strip near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino during a shooting at a country music festival, in Las Vegas. Jay Purves and his colleagues at a private security firm manning the Route 91 Harvest festival Sunday night were a force of 200 unarmed first responders who lifted people over barriers, hid them behind pillars and under the stage, and funneled them to exits amid the panic. The guards are the first ones people inside an event go to when there is a problem. (AP Photo/John Locher, File) In this Oct. 1, 2017, file photo, police officers stand along the Las Vegas Strip near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino during a shooting at a country music festival, in Las Vegas. Photo Credit: AP Photo/John Locher

MGM Resorts International has filed nine lawsuits across the country against 2,500 victims of the Oct. 1, 2017, mass shooting in Las Vegas in an unprecedented move that had plaintiffs lawyers accusing the entertainment conglomerate of forum shopping and defense lawyers scratching their heads.

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Amanda Bronstad

Amanda Bronstad is the ALM staff reporter covering class actions and mass torts nationwide. She writes the email dispatch Critical Mass. She is based in Los Angeles.

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