Families of two Astroworld victims settle cases

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HOUSTON, Texas –


(KTRK) — Weeks earlier than the one-year anniversary of the lethal Astroworld competition, ABC13 realized households of at the very least two victims have settled their cases.


On Wednesday night time, Houston lawyer Tony Buzbee introduced a settlement involving the household of Axel Acosta, a 21-year-old competition attendee who got here from Washington state to attend the competition.


Buzbee informed ABC13 in a press release:


“The claims introduced by the household of Axel Acosta towards Travis Scott, Live Nation, Apple, and others concerned within the Astroworld tragedy have settled. The phrases are confidential. Victim Axel Acosta was a beloved son, brother, and scholar. He will probably be significantly missed. Axel Acosta did not must die. We hope that this lawsuit and settlement will convey much-needed change in the best way concert events are deliberate, permitted, organized, and executed, to make such occasions safer for all involved.”


Additionally, attorneys conversant in the cases informed ABC13, the household of Brianna Rodriguez – a 16-year-old from the Houston Heights additionally settled their case.


They are the primary such settlements arising from the lethal Astroworld competition on Nov. 5, 2021.


ABC13 reached out to attorneys for Live Nation late Wednesday night however didn’t obtain a response.


Terms of the settlements are confidential and haven’t been posted on the courtroom’s web site.

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