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Travis Scott hit with new $2billion lawsuit on behalf of 282 victims of The Astroworld Tragedy

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Travis Scott hit with new $2billion lawsuit on behalf of 282 victims of The Astroworld Tragedy

A Texas legal professional has filed a $2 billion lawsuit on behalf of 282 victims of the lethal Astroworld Competition including to the authorized woes confronted by Travis Scott and different events concerned within the lethal occasion. 

 

“The defendants stood to make an exorbitant amount of cash off this occasion, and so they nonetheless selected to chop corners, minimize prices, and put attendees in danger,” San Antonio-based legal professional Thomas Henry in a information launch.

 

“My purchasers need to make sure the defendants are held chargeable for their actions, and so they need to ship the message to all performers, occasion organizers, and promoters that what occurred at Astroworld can not occur once more,” he added.

 

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The lawsuit seeks as much as $2 billion in damages from an extended record of defendants, together with Scott, Drake, occasion organizers Reside Nation, Apple Music and NRG Stadium.

 

In an interview with Hollywood Life final week, Henry stated his purchasers vary in age from teenagers to 40.

 

“They’ve accidents starting from coronary heart assaults, to coronary heart points, to mind accidents, to spinal accidents, to damaged bones, damaged legs, eye accidents, inside organ accidents, bruising and bleeding,” the high-powered lawyer informed the outlet.

 

Along with the “extreme bodily accidents,” Henry stated there’s “only a entire calamity, emotional accidents that had been suffered” as nicely.

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“Those that had been injured are nonetheless very traumatized as a result of they needed to step over lifeless our bodies. They didn’t have a selection as a result of there was nowhere to maneuver. These individuals had been trapped. The crushing impact was so heavy and so exhausting. They couldn’t breathe. They couldn’t get out,” he informed Hollywood Life.

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Henry stated his legislation agency was specializing in Travis and Drake in makes an attempt to get ahold of their cellphones.

 

“We have already got began this course of and are going to make it possible for we get him and Drake’s cellphones as a result of there are communication methods in play that will likely be in these cellphones,” he informed the outlet.

 

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“Each kind of communication that he does, whether or not it’s his audio, or his video, or his textual content messages, or his cellphone calls — we’re going to make it possible for they’re all preserved,” Henry added.

 

The newest lawsuit comes on the heels of Houston legal professional Tony Buzbee’s $750 million swimsuit filed on behalf of 125 victims additionally in opposition to Scott, Drake, Reside Nation, Epic Information, Apple Music, and different entities.  

 

Amongst his purchasers is the household of 21-year-old Axel Acosta Avila, one in every of 10 individuals who died within the tragedy.

 

A minimum of 140 lawsuits have been filed within the wake of the catastrophe, CNN reported, citing Harris County District Courtroom data.

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A spokesperson for Scott informed Fox Information Digital final week that he’s nonetheless “actively exploring routes of connection” with households affected by the tragedy.

 

The lethal November 5 competition’s dying toll rose to 10 final week when 9-year-old Ezra Blount handed away because of the accidents he suffered from the group surge and trampling.

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