Cyclist sues Shimano and Trek for $2 million after brake lever “impaled” foot-long wound in thigh

February 5, 2024

A cyclist in the United States is suing Trek and Shimano for $2 million in damages after he was left with a foot-long gash and “permanent numbness” in his thigh after he was allegedly “impaled” by a brake lever as he lost balance trying to avoid a crash.

Timothy Lynch brought the lawsuit against Trek Bicycle Corp. and Shimano North American Holding Corp. at the U.S. District Court in Proidence last week, Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly reported, in relation to injuries allegedly sustained while using a South Kingstown bike path on 28 June 2022. Road.cc