What should I do? A dish network installer drilled through my wall and hit the gas meter.

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What should I do? A dish network installer drilled through my wall and hit the gas meter.

The installer drilled through my wall to install new service and went straight into the gas meter, leaking gas inside the house. To quote him,

Asked on August 14, 2017 under Real Estate Law, Pennsylvania

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

You can only sue for uncompensated for injuries or damage. If everything has been repaired and is or will be paid for by Dish, and there are no personal injuries, there is no basis for a lawsuit. What could have happened but for your quick thinking and decisive action is irrelevant; all that matters is what did in fact occur.


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