Homeowners should be concerned about the health of their trees.
Dec 14, When debris, even a whole tree, falls into your yard from a neighboring yard, it is usually your responsibility to clean it up. There are some circumstances, however, when the tree. Sep 12, A neighbor’s tree branches encroaching on your yard can allow leaves and acorns to litter your lawn and clog your gutters.
The neighbor isn’t responsible for fallen Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. The short answer is: It depends. Let's run through some scenarios. If the tree was healthy and toppled due to wind, a typical homeowners insurance policy may help pay to repair damage to your home and remove fallen treecutter.barted Reading Time: 6 mins. Jul 08, “If the neighbor’s tree falls on your house, it’s your problem” says Gary Blackwell, an independent insurance agent based in Corinth, Maine.
Your insurer may Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins. However, the city-dwelling neighbor of the tree owner might argue (i) that the owner of the tree knew or should have known that the tree was dead or dying and likely to fall, (ii) that under the “urban rule” the owner of land in a developed area is liable for damages caused by falling trees, (iii) that the tree owner should have had the tree removed or at least attended to before it fell (at the expense of the tree owner), and (iv) that the owner of the tree.
May 19, It's your tree. Those are your branches, no matter whether they are attached to the tree or lying in your neighbor's yard. The leaves and branches don't somehow change ownership once they become disconnected. I see no issue with your neighbor returning your property to you, so that you may dispose of it properly.
Jul 11, My neighbors 35 foot tree fell into my yard causing property damage to my two fences and my tree in CO. His insurance Nationwide says it was an act of GOD and refuse to pay for removle of the tree Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.