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.
Brad 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 alleging negligence.
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.
The plaintiff 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