Family of Woman Who Died at California Music Festival Sues Promoter

May 24, 2018

The family of a 20-year-old woman who died after attending a California music festival last year is suing the event promoter.

City News Service is reporting the lawsuit alleges Baylee Gatlin didn’t receive proper medical attention for hours after she became ill from possible drug use at the Lightning in a Bottle festival in Monterey County.

The lawsuit says Gatlin died last May of multi-organ failure, hyperthermia and dehydration.

The complaint alleges that the festival didn’t have qualified medical personnel on site.

`The promoter, Do Lab, is named as the primary defendant. The company didn’t immediately respond to an email seeking comment.

The suit also names a medical contractor.

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  • May 30, 2018 at 4:43 pm
    Rosenblatt says:
    should've only had that first line in bold. my bad.
  • May 30, 2018 at 4:43 pm
    Rosenblatt says:
    To everyone who is (rightfully) arguing there's no personal responsibility anymore and (correctly) argue that more people should be held accountable for their own behavior, di... read more
  • May 30, 2018 at 1:50 pm
    Jax Agent says:
    So now when people are using illegal drugs someone is going to be held responsible for not being qualified to deal with their self imposed medical emergency. Brilliant.

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