Travis Scott Hit With Lawsuit By Woman Who Lost Her Pregnancy At Astroworld
Woman Files Wrongful Death Suit After Losing Pregnancy At Astroworld
Not so good legal news for Travis Scott. According to reports, a woman named Shanazia Williamson claims that she attended the rapper’s Astroworld Festival, sustained injuries and as a result lost her pregnancy.
She has sued Travis Scott, promoter Live Nation and others for wrongful death. Shanazia and her husband Jarawd Owens of Dayton, Ohio were expecting a child before the festival. The suit reads,
“While in attendance at the festival, Shanazia was trampled and crushed resulting in horrific injuries and ultimately the death of her and Jarawd’s unborn child. In addition, Shanazia sustained injuries to her shoulder, back, leg, chest, stomach and other parts of her body. Defendants’ failure to plan, design, manage, operate, staff, and supervise the event was a direct and proximate cause of Shanazia’s injuries and death of her and Jarawd’s unborn child”.
The suit also alleged that the defendants were negligent for various reasons including inadequate security and medical personnel for the festival along with failing to recognize safety hazards, among several other allegations.
To date, multiple people have filed lawsuits by concertgoers, show workers and families of victims since the tragedy, totaling billions of dollars in potential damages against Scott and his label Cactus Jack, along with Live Nation and ScoreMore, Apple, security companies that worked the event, the venue itself and several other companies and people involved with Astroworld.
Reportedly, over 700 attendees who sued after the festival claim to have suffered injuries that required “extensive” medical treatment. Over 4,900 claimed they suffered some form of injury.
Live Nation and subsidiary ScoreMore have denied all allegations levied against them, as has Contemporary Services Corporation, the main security provider for the event.
Scott has repeatedly denied any responsibility for the tragedy, and in the days following the disaster, the rapper said he would cover the funeral costs of all of the victims who died at the show.