Isenberg & Hewitt, PC Since 1989
en espaƱol
To talk with a lawyer call
(770) 901-2666

Woman sues Drake, claiming traumatic brain injury

Some Georgia fans of the musician Drake might have heard that he is facing a lawsuit in relation to an injury that occurred at one of his shows in 2016. The 24-year-old New York woman who filed it has also named Madison Square Gardens, an employee and Live Nation in the lawsuit.

According to news reports, on Aug. 8, 2016, the woman attended a show at Madison Square Gardens and was hit with a beer bottle. As a result, she says she suffered seizures and a traumatic brain injury. The lawsuit says it prevented her medical school attendance and that the attack was unprovoked.

The lawsuit also says that Madison Square Gardens, Live Nation and Drake are responsible for the fact that too much alcohol was served while the venue was overcrowded. Furthermore, it states that the alcohol should have been served in plastic cups instead of glass bottles and that there was inadequate security. The lawsuit alleges that aggressive behavior was not well-controlled at the event even though there has been violence in the past at Drake concerts. The woman's attorney says that bottles should not have been allowed in the building and that the woman's brain injury has affected her future.

Premises liability is based in the idea that an owner or others who are responsible for a piece of property are also responsible for the safety of guests on that property. Property owners and other responsible parties are supposed to take reasonable precautions to keep premises safe. One challenge that can arise for a person seeking compensation is connecting the injury to an incident on the property. While in some cases there is a clear connection, some people may have trouble proving a traumatic brain injury because there can be a lag between the injury and when symptoms appear. An attorney may provide assistance in settlement negotiations or take the case to court.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
  • The National Trial Lawyers | Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • AV | Martindale Hubbell | Peer Review Rated
  • GTLA | Georgia Trial Lawyers Association | Proctecting the rights to trial by jury
  • IACC | International Association of Commercial Collectors Inc.
  • Atlanta Apartment Association
  • NOVA | National Organization for Victim Assistance
  • CVAC | Crime Victims Advocacy Council
  • CLLA | Commercial Law League of America
  • The National Center for Victims of Crime
  • The National Crime Victim Bar Association
Email Us For A Response

Contact the Attorneys at Isenberg & Hewitt, PC

We welcome your questions and look forward to helping you achieve your objectives. Call 770-901-2666 complete our contact form to discuss your legal issue with a lawyer at our firm.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Make your next step the right one. Call 770-901-2666 today

Map

Isenberg & Hewitt, PC
6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, 600 Embassy Row, Suite 150
Atlanta, GA 30328

Phone: 770-901-2666
Fax: 770-828-0100
Map & Directions

Review Us