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The electricity meter manufacturer or installer is probably liable for your property damage.
You must make a claim with your home and contents insurance policy and they will deal with it by paying for the repairs to your home, providing you with alternative accommodation and they will reclaim their outlay from the meter's installer or manufacturer.
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Hello, this is Jim and I am a dual-qualified lawyer (UK & Republic of Ireland) happy to help you today.
I note you say you are not covered by insurance. The way forwards would be to sue the manufacturer and also the installer - a letter of claim needs to be sent, with a request for an interim payment (on a without prejudice basis, or in other words - with no admission of liability at this stage) to put you in funds quickly.
The electrician's evidence is vital to determine liability here - so they need to give you something in writing to use as evidence. Once you have that, a letter of claim needs to then be sent - I can give you a template if that helps. I presume you own your property as opposed to renting it. The council may be able to put you in emergency accommodation or if you have to stay in hotels then you can reclaim the costs from the defendant's insurer. It is important to start the claim quickly so that an interim payment can be requested and repairs to be made to the property.
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