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Astroworld: Trial for final wrongful death lawsuit set for later this year

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2021 Astroworld tragedy, in which 10 people were killed and hundreds more injured in a deadly crowd crush during Travis Scott‘s headline set.Following the recent news that Scott and Live Nation have settled nearly all the wrongful death lawsuits, the date for the last lawsuit has now been set for trial in civil court in September, a judge ruled on Tuesday (May 14) (as per AP).Jury selection will begin on September 10 for the lawsuit filed by the family of Ezra Blount, who was the youngest person killed at the concert at nine years old.

Should the lawsuit go to trial, it will be the first civil case from the Astroworld tragedy to go before a jury.Along with Scott and Live Nation, who organised the festival, Blount’s family is suing other companies and individuals who are connected to the event e.g.

Apple Inc., who livestreamed the concert.Scott West, one of the lawyers for the Blounts, also reportedly told the judge they planned to depose Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino before the trial.

Live Nation’s attorneys have previously claimed that Rapino didn’t have any unique knowledge of the event, and have fought efforts to have Rapino questioned about the incident.However, attorneys for the Blounts have alleged that the CEO was hands-on in booking Scott, and reportedly was sent an email hours after the concert saying “if 5 died we would cancel” the second day of the festival.

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