Coachella 2018: What If I’m Injured At the Festival?
Find out about the different types of festival accidents and injuries, as well as how a powerhouse injury law firm can help you if the unthinkable happens.
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has become a mainstay activity for people since 1999. Festival goers from all over the country, and especially from Greater Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego, flock to Indio to enjoy the entertainment.
While everyone goes there to have fun, the fact is accidents and tragedies do happen. Recent examples include a stage collapse in Indiana (2011) as well as shooting deaths in Las Vegas (2017). Click here for other festival catastrophes.
Between traveling to and from Coachella, as well as the festival itself, you cannot take your safety for granted. Severe injuries, such as broken bones, spinal cord and whiplash injuries, as well as brain injuries and wrongful deaths do happen.
Common Festival Injury Accidents
- Auto versus auto accidents (including trucks and motorcycles)
- Auto versus pedestrian accidents
- Trip and fall as well as slip and fall accidents
- Crush hazards (stages, people, temporary structures, etc.)
- Heat exhaustion and dehydration
- Alcohol and drug related injuries
- Unruly people and crowds because of insufficient security
- Assault, battery (physical, including sexual), terrorism, gun violence
When Somebody Else Is At Fault For Your Injury
If you’re injured because of someone’s negligence, reckless behavior, or intentional conduct, then you need a powerhouse Los Angeles personal injury law firm to hold at-fault parties accountable. Personal injury lawsuits involving festival related injuries can be very complex. The festival itself, vendors, outside security agencies, and other businesses may be at fault. Moreover, contracts between the various at-fault parties as well as insurance issues are sure to complicate matters further.
To ensure your dream trip to the desert doesn’t become a nightmare, use the buddy system, let loved ones know where you are, make sure to drink plenty of water, and always know where the security kiosk is located. If the unthinkable happens, however, we stand ready to work tirelessly on your case so you can focus on healing.
The Dominguez Firm is a powerhouse injury law firm with experienced personal injury lawyers to assist and get you the compensation you deserve. If there is no recovery, there is no fee! Call now for a free consultation at 800-818-1818.