As folks wrestle to deal with the Astroworld tragedy, Travis Scott and several other others have been hit with a $2 billion lawsuit.
On Thursday, the lawsuit was filed on behalf of 282 victims who attended the fateful music fest. San Antonio, Texas legal professional Thomas Henry, who’s representing the victims, says that the venue and Scott have been solely keen on earning money, even when it positioned hundreds of lives in danger.
The lengthy record of defendants ranges in age from youngsters to 40. Their accidents embody damaged bones, mind accidents, and coronary heart assaults. Henry additionally says the sheer emotional toll that this occasion brought about can’t be measured.
“Those who were injured are still very traumatized because they had to step over dead bodies. They didn’t have a choice because there was nowhere to move,” he acknowledged.
Along with Scott, Drake, and occasion organizers, Reside Nation, Apple Music, and NRG Stadium are named within the go well with.
This newest declare comes shortly after Houston legal professional Tony Buzbee filed a $750 million go well with on behalf of 125 Astroworld victims he’s representing, all with related accidents and psychological trauma stemming from the lethal live performance that claimed the lives of 10 folks.
Scott has stored a reasonably low profile since issuing his controversial apology video and agreeing to cowl funeral prices for the deceased. Protesters have proven up at his house with indicators, and several other manufacturers have chosen to not do enterprise with him. Nike has postponed a brand new sneaker collab with the rapper, whereas Fortnite pulled Scott references from their video games.