A large number of Astroworld attendees filed lawsuits against Travis Scott, Drake, LiveNation, and Apple following the deadly festival tragedy. All together they are looking for $2 billion to be paid out on behalf of 282 plaintiffs linked to the event.
Recently the Astroworld tragedy claimed its ninth and tenth victims after two more victims passed away, including a ten-year-old child Ezra Blout who died from injuries sustained earlier this month.
The newest complaint was filed by attorney Thomas J Henry, Esq. on behalf of concertgoer Kristin Paredes.
“The defendants stood to make an exorbitant amount of money off this event, and they still chose to cut corners, cut costs, and put attendees at risk.” Henry said in a statement. “ My clients want to ensure the defendants are held responsible for their actions, and they want to send the message to all performers, event organizers, and promoters that what happened at Astroworld cannot happen again.’
We recently reported on the passing of nine-year old Ezra Blout who was the latest victim of the Astroworld stampede. His family has sued Travis Scott and Live Nation for negligence after the deadly Astroworld concert. A 22-year-old concertgoer has also died from her injuries as well bringing the death toll to 10.
Could Travis Scott have prevented their fates? Fire Chief Samuel Peña told the New York Times that Travis Scott and the organizers could have stepped in and paused the show.
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