According to Houston Fire Department (HFD), approximately two dozen people were rushed to hospitals, at least eleven of them were in cardiac arrest during transport. The youngest victim was only ten-years-old.
According to reports, the incident occurred around 9:15 p.m. when the crowd attending the music festival began pushing towards the stage. This caused concertgoers to panic and, unfortunately, fall. Some people became unconscious during this time, while others sustained other injuries.
A mass casualty incident was declared around 9:35 p.m. There were eight fatalities, at least seventeen severe injuries which required immediate transport to local area hospitals (eleven of which were associated with cardiac arrest). About three-hundred people received treatment on-scene at the field hospital.
It is also important to note that earlier in the day, there was another incident in which concertgoers breached a security gate, resulting in minor injuries.
Without a doubt, what happened on the first night of Astroworld Festival 2021 (November 5, 2021) was a tragedy. If you or a member of your family suffered harm at the festival, you might have grounds to file an injury claim. For more information about your right to file a lawsuit, do not hesitate to contact the experts at our law firm at your earliest convenience.
Here at Lone Star Injury Law Firm, our lawyers are ready to provide you with the guidance that you need to pursue a lawsuit against the parties or entities liable for the harm that you or a member of your family suffered. If you are ready to discuss your claim with the experts at our law firm, do not hesitate to contact us immediately. We are ready to help you.
Astroworld Festival is a music festival held in Houston, Texas. The festival is run by Travis Scott at NRG Park. The first festival was held in 2018 and has been held annually since (with the exception of 2020 due to the pandemic). In past years, the festival was one-day only; however, this year the event was expanded to a two-day event. The line-up for the November 5th event included the following: Travis Scott, SZA, Lil Baby, Roddy Ricch, Don Toliver, Toro y Moi, Yves Tumor, Master P, Metro Boomin (Drake also appeared in an unannounced performance with Scott). Additional performances were scheduled for the November 6th date; however, they were all canceled due to the incident the day before.
Without a doubt, the crowd pressing forward could potentially lead to a number of injuries. Some of the harm that victims could suffer include the following:
In addition to physical injuries, mental and emotional injuries are also possible. This could include post-traumatic stress (PTSD), anxiety, depression, fear, etc. As previously mentioned, there were eight fatalities associated with the crowd crush incident. Some affected parties could be dealing with the effects of this traumatic experience for years to come.
If you or a member of your family were harmed at Astroworld Festival, you might have grounds to file a lawsuit. You could have grounds to file a lawsuit against the organizer, the contracted security, and even the artist performing, in some cases. You might have some of the following questions:
If you are interested in learning more about your right to file a personal injury lawsuit or your right to participate in a class action lawsuit, do not hesitate to contact our lawyers at our firm as soon as possible. Our Travis Scott Concert injury attorneys are ready to evaluate your situation and help you pursue your claim.
If you or a member of your family suffered harm at the Astroworld Festival, there are a number of things that you should do to prepare to file a personal injury lawsuit. What should I do? Do I need to go to the hospital, E.R., or doctor’s office to claim injuries and to be able to file a lawsuit? Should I first file a police report? Consider the following recommended steps:
For more information about how to file a claim, do not hesitate to seek legal assistance with the experts at our firm immediately. Our lawyers are ready to help you better understand how to file injury claim against concert organizers or Travis Scott.
How much money can I get if I was there at the festival and I was injured? The value of these cases will always depend strictly on the details surrounding the specific case (like the type of injuries sustained, etc.). Because of the severity of the incident, these cases are likely to be high-value cases – ranging from $500,000 to $1 million, and potentially even surpassing this amount. For more information about the potential value of your case, do not hesitate to contact our experts immediately.
After being involved in such a traumatic incident, it could be difficult to find a lawyer to represent you. You might have many questions, like what law firm is handling these cases or how to find the law firm perfect to represent you. Here at Lone Star Injury Law Firm, our lawyers that filed the class action lawsuit are ready to help you. Our injury attorneys are ready to evaluate your claim and help you sue for the harm that you or a member of your family suffered at Astroworld Festival. We are proud to offer free legal services, which include free consultations and free second opinions – meaning that you will not have to pay anything to speak with our experts. We offer a Zero-Fee guarantee, so you will never have to worry about upfront costs. In fact, we work on a contingency structure; therefore, you will not pay anything until your lawsuit is successful.
If you are ready to discuss your legal options with the experts at our law firm, do not hesitate to contact us immediately. Our lawyers are ready to help you every step of the way.