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Lightning struck my tv's through my dish! Improper grounding. Is Direct TV responsible for the loss of my tv's? Will they replace them?

Lightning struck my dish, went through the coax and fried my two tv's. Upon inspection, I found that the dish was not grounded properly. (wire was loose on the dish and not going to the grounding rod.) My question is this...Is Direct TV responsible? Will they replace my tv's? I have had my Direct TV service less than a month. Swapped from Dish Network. Never had this problem before. Thanks!

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Yes, they are responsible for the loss of you TVs since there faulty wiring made you TVs get struck by lightning. However, you will have to prove that no one has touched the dish since its installation. You should consult a lawyer for more professional advice.

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In my opinion, they are not responsible for lightning damage. Even if your dish was properly grounded, which it wasn't, it would have probably damaged your electronic equipment. It's very hard to prevent lightning damage if something takes a direct hit.

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They will claim it as a " Act of God " more than likely and will not want to cover it.

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Dont touch anything! Have an electrician come out and find/document the cause. Make a copy, and attach it with a bill for your damages, and send it to them. Assuming the electrician states that its dishs wiring job that did it, you can prob get some money for your troubles. If they dont play ball, file a complaint with the attorney general.

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Your homeowners insurance will cover them after the deductible.

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