The bus driver did not stop for him at the designated stop and my father had to run to the next stop to try to enter. He did manage to catch up and enter through the rear doors but when he stepped in, the doors crushed his ribs and my father believes it was done deliberately by the bus driver because when he squeezed through and made his way to the front of the bus, the bus driver was angry that he came in through the back. My father tried to pay his fair but the bus driver put his hands in the way and opened the front doors screaming at him to get off his bus. My father managed to pay the fair even with the driver blocking him and sat down with the driver still screaming at him. The next day his ribs were hurting and he was having trouble breathing from the pain.
It sounds like he has a good liability case. What is his injury? Any fracture? When did this happen? He has 6 months to file a tort claim or waive it.
Maybe. You should call an attorney. Most of us will offer a free consultation. Your father has a six month deadline to file a claim.
Your father should promptly seek medical care if he is injured. He should also inform the bus company of the incident and demand preservation of the video footage of the incident. You're father has only six months to file a claim for damages. He should hire a lawyer if he wants to sue.
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