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Have You or a Loved One Been Injured at a Concert?

If so, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. The experienced attorneys at Goldberg & Loren specialize in concert injury cases and are dedicated to fighting for your rights.

Contact Goldberg & Loren today to schedule a free consultation and take the first step towards getting the compensation you deserve for your concert injury.

Have You or a Loved One Been Injured at a Concert?​​ Fresno CA

Causes of Concert Accidents

One of the common types of concert accidents is overcrowding, which can lead to tripping, falling, or getting hit as fans jostle their way through the crowd to get better views of the stage.

This can stem from poor crowd control, such as failure to provide adequate security or failing to address unruly behavior, which can escalate and become extremely dangerous.

Stage design and lighting can affect the safety of a concert-goer. Every year, there are accidents or injuries caused by collapsing sets, falling from the stage, poorly constructed stages, and unforeseen hazards.

The use of pyrotechnics and other hazardous materials can also lead to serious injuries and often cause property damage.

There can be equipment malfunctions or failure of necessary safety equipment like cables, rigging, or even sound systems, which can cause serious injuries to artists, crew, and concert-goers alike.

Negligence or intentionally dangerous behavior by the venue, organizers, or performers can be a significant cause of concert accidents as well. If you have been injured at a concert, contact the law office of Goldberg & Loren today. 

Types of Injuries at Concerts

Soft Tissue Injuries

Soft tissue injuries are some of the most common types of injuries that people can sustain at a concert. Soft tissue refers to the muscles, ligaments, tendons, and other tissues that connect and support the body’s bones and organs.

These injuries can be caused by a variety of factors, including overuse, sudden impacts, or twisting and bending motions. At concerts, soft tissue injuries can be caused by several factors, such as being jostled by crowds, participating in mosh pits, or dancing vigorously. Crowd jostling can cause people to be pushed or shoved, resulting in twisted ankles, sprains, or strains.

Mosh pits, where people are jumping, pushing, and colliding with each other, can result in blunt trauma, trips, and falls, which can lead to soft tissue injuries. Vigorous dancing, particularly in cases where people are not adequately warmed up or are dehydrated, can also result in injuries such as torn muscles, muscle strains, or other soft tissue tears. Inadequate security measures and inadequate lighting in dimly lit areas can increase the likelihood of sustaining soft tissue injuries at concerts.

The use of fireworks or pyrotechnics during concerts can significantly enhance the entertainment value of an event. However, these types of activities pose a considerable risk of burns and explosions, causing potential injury to concertgoers. A pyrotechnic malfunction can cause sudden and violent bursts, leading to severe burns.

Types of Injuries at Concerts

Heat Exhaustion & Dehydration

Heat exhaustion and dehydration are two common health risks that can occur at concerts, particularly during outdoor events or indoor venues without proper air conditioning or ventilation. Hot and humid weather, coupled with physical exertion, can cause these conditions. In crowded concert areas, people may become dehydrated due to alcohol consumption and lack of access to water or sheltered environments.

These conditions can lead to heat exhaustion, which can be characterized by symptoms such as sweating, nausea, dizziness, and fatigue. If left untreated, heat exhaustion can worsen and lead to heatstroke, which could be life-threatening. Certain medications or underlying medical conditions like diabetes or heart conditions can increase the risk of heat exhaustion and dehydration. 

Therefore, it’s important that concert organizers take preventative measures to minimize the risk of these health issues during their events. This includes providing free water or cooling stations, encouraging frequent breaks, providing medical assistance, and having appropriate ventilation and cooling measures in place.

Concert goers should also be conscious of their own physical limitations and maintain proper hydration by drinking water and avoiding excessive alcoholic drinks. If heat exhaustion or dehydration symptoms arise, concertgoers should immediately seek medical help and remove themselves from the concert area to rest in a cool, shaded location.

Crush Injuries

Crowd crushes occur when an overwhelming number of people gather in a confined space, such as the front row or near the stage, resulting in a loss of personal space and mobility.

As the excitement escalates, fans may unwittingly get caught in a turbulent ocean of bodies, pushing and shoving in an attempt to get closer to the stage or escape the pressure. Unfortunately, this chaotic environment can quickly turn dangerous, leading to multiple injured parties.

Crush injuries at concerts can range from minor bruises and cuts to more severe incidents, such as broken bones, fractures, internal bleeding, spinal cord damage, and even death. The sheer force and weight exerted by the crowd can be overwhelming, leaving victims trapped and helpless.

In addition to the physical harm, crush injuries can also lead to emotional trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), particularly for those who experience the horror of being unable to breathe or escape the chaos.

Crowd Management Strategies estimates that 10,000 people have been injured in and around mosh pits in the last decade. [1]

Crush Injuries

Broken Bones, Lacerations, and Internal Injuries

Broken bones, lacerations, and internal injuries are all potential risks for concert-goers. A slip and fall during a crowded performance can result in broken bones or fractures.

Pushing through a crowd can cause lacerations, which can be especially threatening near sensitive areas such as the eyes or neck.

Concert injuries can have long-term health effects, including chronic pain and physical limitations.

Seek medical attention if an injury is sustained during a concert, and consult a personal injury lawyer at Goldberg & Loren if the at-fault party is either a concert organizer or the venue.

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBIs)

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can, unfortunately, occur in a variety of ways at concerts, posing a significant risk to concertgoers. One common cause of traumatic brain injuries at concerts is crowd surges or mosh pits, where people are pushed, jostled, and sometimes forcefully thrown into one another.

The high energy and chaotic atmosphere can lead to accidental collisions, falls, or being struck by crowd surfers or stage equipment, resulting in head injuries. Stage diving or crowd surfing gone wrong can cause individuals to fall and land on their heads, leading to severe brain trauma.

The combination of large crowds, intense music, lighting effects, and the desire to get closer to the stage can create a dangerous environment where TBIs can occur. It is important for concertgoers to be aware of this risk and take necessary precautions to stay safe, such as avoiding overcrowded areas and being mindful of their surroundings.

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBIs)

Emotional Distress 

Injuries sustained at concerts can have a significant emotional impact on concert-goers, causing them to have a difficult time getting past the event. A traumatic incident, such as a serious injury caused by the negligence of the concert venue or organizers, can lead to long-term emotional trauma and PTSD.

Witnessing others being seriously injured in a concert injury can also be emotionally traumatic and lead to feelings of sadness, fear, or anxiety.

There may be ongoing physical pain and limitations that can lead to depression, frustration, and other negative emotions.

Concert injuries can be especially traumatic for individuals who are passionate about live music events and may cause them to lose love for this form of entertainment.

If you have suffered emotional distress as a result of a concert injury, seek help from a mental health provider.

Wrongful Death

As personal injury attorneys at Goldberg & Loren, our legal team understands that losing a loved one due to wrongful death is an incredibly difficult and devastating experience. Our hearts go out to those who have had to endure such a tragedy.

We have the knowledge and experience to navigate the complex legal process. Our goal is to provide support for you during this challenging time and ensure that you receive the financial support you need to move forward.

By hiring Goldberg & Loren, you can trust that we will tirelessly advocate for your rights and work towards achieving the best possible outcome for your wrongful death claim.

Wrongful Death

Benefits of Hiring a Fresno Personal Injury Lawyer

Investigate the Accident

Our team of attorneys at Goldberg & Loren have years of experience and can thoroughly assess the extent of your injuries, determine the responsible parties, and develop a legal strategy to fight for your rights.

They will work to investigate the incident and gather evidence to build a strong case on your behalf.

Goldberg & Loren attorneys will also help you understand your legal options and how to obtain compensation for your medical costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Negotiate with Insurance

After sustaining an injury at a concert, many individuals will be dealing with insurance companies who are often reluctant to provide full compensation.

We come into the picture when the insurance company might settle for a lower payout, or they will refuse to pay altogether, citing a lack of sufficient evidence of negligence maintenance of the venue.

Goldberg & Loren will assist you with all aspects of settlement negotiations with the insurance company, including assessing the value of your claim, presenting evidence, documenting medical bills, and taking all necessary actions to ensure your rights are protected.

At Goldberg & Loren, you can rest assured that we are fully committed to achieving the best possible outcome in your case, including negotiating with insurance companies to make sure that you can focus on your recovery without worrying about financial burdens.

Represent Victims in Court

Our primary focus is on seeking justice for our clients and holding the responsible parties accountable for their negligence. We will present a compelling case on your behalf, using our extensive knowledge of personal injury law and our experience in court to fight vigorously for your rights.

You can trust that we will passionately advocate for you, ensuring that your voice is heard and that you have the best chance of obtaining the fair settlement and closure you need.

Seek Maximum Compensation for Losses

At Goldberg & Loren, we are committed to seeking fair compensation for victims who have suffered losses in concert-related incidents. We understand the physical, emotional, and financial impact that this type of injury can have on the lives of our clients.

We have a deep understanding of the legal strategies and tactics necessary to build a strong case and negotiate with the liable parties and their insurance companies. When you choose Goldberg & Loren, you can trust that we will be relentless in our pursuit of justice and will give you regular updates on the state of your case.

Seek Maximum Compensation for Losses

Knowledge of Local Laws and Regulations

As personal injury lawyers at Goldberg & Loren, we understand the unique challenges and complexities involved in concert injury cases. Our in-depth knowledge of local laws and regulations regarding concert injuries gives us a distinct advantage when representing clients in these cases.

By leveraging our understanding of local laws and regulations, we can hold the responsible parties accountable for their negligence and fight for our client’s rights. When you choose Goldberg & Loren, you can have the confidence that we will navigate the legal complexities of concert injury cases to help you obtain the compensation you should expect.

Extensive Experience in Handling Complex Cases

Concert injury cases often involve a wide range of legal issues, including premises liability, negligence, and even product liability in some instances. Our years of practice and specialization in personal injury law have equipped us with the knowledge and expertise needed to tackle these intricate cases successfully.

We have a track record of success in achieving favorable outcomes for our clients in even the most challenging scenarios. Our experience allows us to assess the unique factors at play in concert-related cases, anticipate potential defenses from the opposing parties, and develop a comprehensive legal strategy tailored to the specific circumstances of each case.

By hiring Goldberg & Loren, you can trust that you are partnering with attorneys who have the experience and skills needed to successfully navigate the complexities of concert injury cases and fight for your rights.

Extensive Experience in Handling Complex Cases

Have you been injured at a concert?

You may be entitled to compensation for your concert injury.

Goldberg & Loren is a trusted law firm with experience in helping clients who have been injured at concerts. We understand the complexities of these cases and are here to help.

Call Goldberg & Loren today at (559) 254-8845 to schedule a free consultation and take the first step in getting the financial compensation you deserve for your concert injury.


[1] Friedman, E. (2008, May 7). Mosh Pit or Death Pit? ABC News. https://abcnews.go.com/Health/story?id=4804513&page=1

Goldberg & Loren Personal Injury Attorneys

2416 W Shaw Ave #103,
Fresno, CA 93711

(559) 254-8845

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