A Tragic Turn of Events
An estimated 50,000 people attended the Astroworld Festival concert on Nov. 5, 2021. Some attendees told CNN that they were trapped in the dense crowd that began pushing toward the stage 30 minutes before Travis Scott’s performance. Some concertgoers lost consciousness from being “squeezed” by the surging crowd. More than 300 people were injured, and eight people died. By Nov. 14, the death toll had risen to 10, after two concertgoers who were hospitalized for their injuries died.Astroworld Festival tragedy death toll rises to 10: ‘This was a blood bath’
A Disturbing Trend
Travis Scott has previously been convicted of two misdemeanors for encouraging unruly audience behavior, and in 2019, three people suffered injuries when a stampede rushed into a festival where he was performing. The planning document for his Nov. 5 performance at Astroworld mentioned “numerous past experiences” and “possible evacuation needs,” in its language about security protocols. Previous security problems at Travis Scott festival raised red flags for event planners | Washington Post
The Investigation Into the Astroworld Concert
The FBI has joined local authorities in the investigation of the Travis Scott concert. Some factors under investigation includeFBI joins investigation on deadly incident at Astroworld Festival | Click 2 Houston:
- Whether the venue had enough exits
- What caused the crowd surge
- Whether Travis Scott acted appropriately, in response to the crowd surge
- Whether entertainment company Live Nation and promoter ScoreMore are liable for any injuries
- If security was adequate, given previous incidents
- Whether criminal charges should be filed
Victims Filing Travis Scott Lawsuits
By Nov. 8, injury victims and survivors of those who died at the concert had filed at least 14 lawsuits in Houston, with the help of an Astroworld law firm. The number of lawsuits is expected to grow and could be consolidated into an Astroworld class action case. A Massive Case’: Astroworld Organizers Facing Flood of Lawsuits Over Deadly Night | Billboard
You May Be Entitled to Compensation
The attorneys of the Padua Law Firm, PLLC, are well versed in many facets of law, including personal injury. We handle personal injury and wrongful death cases on contingency, meaning you pay nothing up front — our fee comes from any settlement you may receive. Don’t wait to get help. Contact one of our Astroworld lawsuit attorneys today at (713) 840-1411.
Frequently asked questions
Should I contact an attorney, even if my injuries are minor?
Some injuries that may seem minor at first can lead to lifelong complications, such as chronic pain, disability, or the need for repeat surgery. In Texas, the statute of limitations on personal injury cases is two years, so it’s important to contact an attorney about your Travis Scott lawsuit as soon as possible.
How do I choose the right Astroworld law firm to handle my case?
Ideally, you should choose a law firm with extensive experience litigating cases in Houston. Padua Law Firm, PLLC, knows the Houston court system well and has successfully represented personal injury victims from throughout Texas, as well as people from other states who suffered injuries in Texas.
What should I do if my family member was injured at the Travis Scott concert?
In personal injury cases, sometimes the injured party is unable to pursue a lawsuit on their own. For instance, an injury victim who is a minor or who is incapacitated due to their injuries can’t seek legal help, but their immediate family members can. If your loved one was injured at the Astroworld concert, we encourage you to contact us.
What does it cost to hire a Travis Scott concert attorney?
At the Padua Law Firm, PLLC, our Astroworld injury lawyers are compensated by what’s known as a “contingency fee.” That is, our clients pay nothing up front for representation, and our fee comes from any settlement proceeds. If we don’t win your case, you don’t pay us — it’s really that simple.