LOS ANGELES – A Los
Angeles cyclist claims he was injured while participating in a charity
race because of the actions of a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent.
M. Williams filed a complaint on March 8 in the U.S. District Court for
the Central District of California against United States of America
According to the complaint, the plaintiff
alleges that on Oct. 25, 2015, he sustained extensive injuries as a
result of an accident caused by the improper U-turn done by an agent of
the defendant, wherein defendant blocked plaintiff's path and he could
not avoid colliding with defendant's vehicle. Healleges his injuries
included a collapsed lung, spinal injuries and fractures, and that he had to
remain in intensive care unit for five days to stabilize his injuries.
The plaintiff holds United States of America responsible because the
defendant's agent allegedly failed to operate his vehicle in a safe and
prudent manner, failed to keep a proper lookout for all traffic, and
failed to follow all driving rules and laws.
requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendant, for
damages in the amount of $2,262,155.92, costs and any other such relief
as the court deems just. He is represented by Timothy L. Lyons of Tim
Lyons Law in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:17-cv-01870