First Lawsuits Filed Over Astroworld Festival Stampede

At Least 8 Killed And Dozens Injured After Crowd Surge At Astroworld Concert

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The first lawsuits have been filed over the deadly stampede at the Astroworld Festival. The firm of Kherkher Garcia, LLP, is representing Manuel Souza of Harris County, who said he was seriously injured when he was trampled during the crowd crush. The lawsuit names several defendants, including rapper Travis Scott, as well as Live Nation, which was responsible for festival security. The lawsuit claims negligence on the part of those responsible for the sold-out festival. The victim is seeking at least $1 million in damages.

The firm of Texas lawyer Thomas J. Henry has also filed a lawsuit over the deadly crowd surge at the Astroworld Festival. Henry announced on Sunday that his firm has filed suit on behalf of 23-year-old Kristian Paredes of Austin, who was injured at the event. The lawsuit names rappers Travis Scott and Aubrey Drake Graham as defendants, along with NRG Stadium, Live Nation Entertainment, and the Harris County Sports and Convention Corporation. Paredes is reportedly seeking over $1 million for his medical expenses, along with bodily injuries, some of which he claims are permanent.

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