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(Mis)Uses of Technology

by Carlo Longino


Filed Under:
fios, fire, installation

Companies:
verizon



Another Verizon FiOS Install, Another Home Violated

from the yes,-again dept

Last month, Verizon's PR folks went back and forth with a writer over whether or not one of their technicians actually started a fire at a customer's house when installing its FiOS service. The fire department says there was a fire, but Verizon denies that. In any case, the damage the installation caused was certainly significant, even if Verizon so generously paid for repairs. A month later, and look what's happened (again): a Verizon FiOS installer once again clipped an electrical wire, resulting in $2,650 worth of damage and a smoking house. Verizon's PR people are more than welcome to (again) argue about whether or not the smoke means there was fire, but regardless of their definition, these sorts of stories continue to pile up.

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    John A., 13 Jul 2009 @ 6:15pm

    Re: Re: Re: Verizon - driveway damage

    My driveway has cracked... directly in line with the cable they ran under ground. I've made several phone calls, and received no actions on Verizons part. I'm thinking the only way to handle this, is in small claims court.

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