The family of a nine-year-old boy who lives in Coma after the Astroworld Tragedy Sues Travis Scott, Live Nation
The family of a young boy who is in induced medical coma because of the injuries he was retained at the Astroworld Festival, has filed wrongful dismissal suits against Travis Scott and Live Nation.
In the lawsuit filed on Tuesday, Ezra Blount, referred to as E.B., attended Astroworld with his father, Treston Blout. He was kicked, stood on and trampled and nearly crushed to death, according to the suit.
The suit states that the injury can ruin his quality of life and his ability to grow and thrive as he would have never been subjected to this incident.
Ben Crump, a civil rights and personal injury lawyer who represents the families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, is represented by The Blounts.
The family's suffering is immeasurable. This little boy had his whole life ahead of him, a life that is currently hung in the balance because of the reckless mismanagement that ensued at the Astroworld Festival. We demand justice for EB, his family and all of our clients that left with trauma.
The Blounts are seeking $1 million for what they call grossly negligent conduct of the defendants, which includes Scott, the festival promoters Live Nation and ScoreMore, and the Cactus Jack Records. Representatives for Live nation and scoreMORe did not immediately respond to Varietys request for comment on the suit.
Treston Blount has set up a GoFundMe page to help the family pay for their hospital bills. In the description, he said that despite the illness of his shoulders and suffering from brain damage and trauma, Tren Blout was gone. During the day erupted, the crowd crushed him to the point where dr. Blounet died at mrs.
The Astroworld Festival turned tragic on Friday night when the crowd of 50,000 people hung up during Scotts set resulting in chaos and panic, leaving 8 dead and many injured. As a result, the festival went on with monetary support from the victims of the tragedy, and announced that he promised to reimburse the eight victims' funeral costs, as well as refund all festival goers.