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former9thward Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-24-11 08:20 PM
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69. The electric companies do this because there is rarely legal recourse.
The first legal hurdle is getting over the "we had permission to do it" argument that the electric company will put forward. Second even if you do get past that you have to tell the court your specific dollar damages. Those damages are not something pulled from thin air or from emotional attachment. That have to be specific and provable. It is likely the damages would be less than the cost of an attorney.
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