Colorado Flood Victim Intends to Sue County, Rescuers

Lawyer for Roy Ortiz says negligence may have contributed to man's two-hour ordeal in the water.
3:00 | 03/11/14

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Initiate legal case result in Broomfield county Colorado. Flashback to those flash floods last September across the state Roy Ortiz -- car off a break in a road and finds himself trapped inside his vehicle. In a raging creek divers eventually get him out alive but according to Ortiz and his lawyer. Should have taken two hours they filed an intent to sue -- county and rescuers for up to a half million dollars. His attorney saying it's mostly about the -- -- close the road. And -- about the rescue. We'll local media picked up on that and the whole narrative became -- flood victims whose rescuers and that's not even the case at all -- what is the case well. Let's talk for a second about the divers if divers went into the water in an attempt to locate -- and they didn't see him there that was a mistake. And the legal term for them standard is negligence believe. -- aside -- Ortiz says he has some 40000 dollars in medical bills that he cannot pay and looking for. Whom -- -- when my bills.

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