Judge rules Aurora shooting victims have to pay a giant theater chain $700,000 in legal fees
A survivor of the Aurora movie theater massacre said he believes “everything was for naught” after a failed lawsuit against theater owner Cinemark left four survivors on the hook for more than $700,000 owed to the company.
The survivors had filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the theater’s security flaws had helped enable the attack that left 12 dead and more than 70 injured in 2012.
The judge first urged the plaintiffs to settle, but ruled after the deal collapsed that Cinemark was not liable for the shooting, according to The Los Angeles Times. – READ MORE