Homeowners should be concerned about the health of their trees.
Jul 30, If a tree falls down into another’s person’s yard due to natural causes like a storm, the tree owner is not liable. The tree owner is responsible, if he’s been warned to take it down and he didn’t.
If your neighbor’s trees are a threat to your property – if they look weak, rotting, or Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Jul 06, Updated: PM CDT July 6, PRAIRIEVILLE, La. - A nightmarish video captured on a baby monitor camera shows a five-month-old startled awake when a large tree crashed into a. Sep 18, Usually, when a tree falls, it’s due to a violent storm or the simple fact that the tree was diseased. Or, it was never maintained properly. It’s one thing to have the tree fall on your own property.
When it falls on a neighbor’s property, however, the situation creates many questions about how to Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. Jan 20, The answer is yes. You can claim your insurance company’s coverage if your neighbor’s tree falls on your house or other structure. If you have concerns about your neighbor’s tree, you can request an evaluation by a certified arborist.
Then you should send the certified letter to your neighbor to request for the tree removal. Oct 29, That's right, even if the tree is rooted in your neighbor's yard, if it crashes onto your property, it's your problem.
An exception to this, attorney Steve Goldman with The. If the trunk of the tree on your neighbors' property, they own it, no matter how much of the canopy overhangs the property line. If the trunk of the tree is directly on the property line (a"boundary tree"), both you and your neighbors jointly own the tree. (See articles on"Neighbors.
Nov 02, If leaves, acorns, twigs or other debris from a neighbor’s tree falls onto your property, you are responsible for cleaning this debris up. Even though the tree trunk is on your neighbor’s property, anything from the tree that falls onto your property is your responsibility.
These items are not considered damage. If a tree encroaches on neighboring property, the neighbor may sue if the tree was planted, not"wild." A neighbor may sue only if the tree is"noxious," in other words if it both causes actual damage and is inherently dangerous or poisonous.
In many other states the law is unclear. In these states, a case might be successful if the tree.