HUNTINGTON – A Barboursville man is suing a group of men and a gentleman's club over a rear-end collision on U.S. 60.
Andy Don Williams filed a complaint in Cabell Circuit Court against Alexander Maynard; Steven Swimm; Aaron Queen; Aaron Johnson; Cal's Lounge Inc., doing business as Lady Godiva's; and Geico Insurance Agency Inc. alleging negligence.
The suit states that the defendants Maynard, Swimm, Queen and Johnson met on March 8, 2017, at an unidentified Wayne diner. The suit states the defendants were drinking during their time at the diner, left at 10:30 p.m. to go to a gas station and purchased more alcohol, and then left the station to go to Lady Godiva's.
The suit states the defendants left Lady Godiva's around 3:45 a.m. after they had consumed more drinks and were traveling on U.S. 60 when their vehicle rear-ended the plaintiff's vehicle. The suit states Maynard, who was operating the vehicle while intoxicated, was arrested at the scene.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Timothy L. Eves and Omar D. Ahmad of Eves Law Firm PLLC in Huntington.
The case has been assigned to Judge Gregory Howard Jr.
Cabell Circuit Court Case number 19-C-116