Determine the amount of your losses by adding bills and debts from medical treatment, lost wages and other pecuniary losses.
Balance the amount of damages you have suffered against the costs it will take to sue the company. If necessary, speak to an attorney to help you estimate the costs of initiating a lawsuit against the bus company.
Draft the complaint. Name the bus company as the defendant and name the bus driver as co-defendant. In the complaint, describe how the bus company injured you. Attach copies of your medical bills and lost wages to prove your damages.
File the complaint with the court clerk in the county where the accident occurred or in the county where the bus company has a place of business.
Deliver a copy of the complaint to an agent of the bus company. Hire a process server or send the compliant via first-class registered mail, return receipt requested.
Attend the hearings scheduled by the court to resolve the matter. You must prove your case by a preponderance of the evidence. This means that the jury must find your account of the facts is more likely true than the defendant's account.
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