My 3 kids and i where watching a movie on Disney Jr and in the middle on the movie porn showed up in the movie. I hurried and turned off the tv and asked my kids to leave the room. I went back a recorded what happened and called the cable company. They had many people call me back and every time it was someone higher up. When they found out i had recorded it they sent someone out at 10pm to take the box. I recorded it on my camera so i had proof of what happened. They have called a few times to let me know what they still did not know why it happened. My 7 year old has asked MANY questions about what she had seen. It was the most horrible picture that was frozen on my TV for my kids to see! Do i have a lawsuit?
I don't think you have a cause of action in Texas. I am sorry your children had to see the 'porn' and 'horrible picture' during a Disney movie. It must have been shocking. I would write a letter to the CEO of the cable company explaining the situation and maybe you can get some free months worth of cable. Other lawyers may disagree with my answer - but you are more than welcome to contact attorneys by phone in your area to discuss your matter before you send a letter. Good luck to you and your children. May all your future TV watching be only Disney rated!
There is no question but that you can bring a lawsuit for whatever damage you feel your seven year old may have suffered as a result of having seen "porn" on Disney Jr. Whether or not damage was caused is a conclusion that will be reached by a judge or a Jury, however. And the measure of damage is one that is not going to be set by you - assuming you win, of course. Some people who might sit on a Jury might not necessarily agree with your assessment of what "porn" might be. And many people might conclude that no damage was done even if the image was disgusting.
No doubt you'll find a lawyer willing to take this matter on as "a case". And I strongly recommend you have someone represent you rather than to try to handle it alone. There is a potential for public support here, and a professional representative is likely to be effective for you.
Rule 1, never give them the evidence. Hopefully your children will get past this. Without any long term damges there likely isnt a cause of action. Maybe some free cable. You can always let them know you will contact Disney. They will not be happy about this and could charge the cable provider.
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