In August 2018, woman attended an Independence Day Celebration at the Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The event organized by the hotel included dinner, fireworks an also a drone light show. All of a sudden, something just hit me in the face,” Monika says. Besides the two gashes that required stitches above and below her eye, she suffered permanent damage to her eyesight.

The woman filed a lawsuit against Caesars Palace, the Great Lakes Drone Company and the drone operator, alleging negligence for failing to comply with federal rules and regulations that specify drones cannot be operated after dark or over a crowd of people.