SAN ANTONIO – Texas particular damage legal professional Thomas J. Henry announced Sunday that his regulation agency has submitted one particular of the initially lawsuits towards rappers Travis Scott and Drake following a lethal crowd surge at the Astroworld Festival in Houston.

In a information launch shared by the company, Scott and Drake are currently being sued by a victim’s spouse and children. The victim’s identify was not disclosed in the launch.

In accordance to the organization, reviews showed that the crowd surge was the consequence of a surprise overall look by Drake during Travis Scott’s live performance. This in change caused chaos between the crowd, as quite a few pushed their way to the phase.

The agency explained in a release that Travis Scott and Drake continued to perform inspite of emergency crews arriving to support people who were being in distress.

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Dwell Country and NRG Stadium are also included in the lawsuit.

“There is no excuse for the events that unfolded at NRG Stadium on Friday night,” Henry explained in a statement. “There is just about every sign that the performers, organizers, and location had been not only conscious of the frantic crowd but also that injuries and potential deaths may well have happened. Nonetheless, they resolved to place income around their attendees and authorized the lethal show to go on.”

Henry claimed anyone who was wounded for the duration of the Astroworld Pageant can make contact with their company.

Above 50,000 persons attended the festival, authorities said. Eight individuals who ranged in age from 14 to 27 died and several some others have been hurt at the party.

The formal will cause of dying for the eight persons have not been released.

As of 6:00 p.m., Sunday, Houston Law enforcement say there is no more information with regards to the event.

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