Feb 15, Trees can be tricky, but for the most part homeowners are responsible for what falls into their own yard. So if a storm causes your neighbor’s tree to fall in your yard, your homeowners insurance could help cover the cost of removing the tree and remedying the damage it caused on your property, after your deductible.
The same is true in reverse: If a tree on your property falls Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Jul 30, 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 dying – ask them to take them down.
Some signs of a dying tree include: Late-blooming or early-dropping leaves. Cracked or peeling bark. Dead outer bushcutter.buzzted Reading Time: 3 mins. Jul 19, If My Tree Falls On My Neighbors Property, Who Is responsible? Hurricane Season is here. And with it the worrisome thoughts for pending storm damage. Trees uprooting due to heavy rain and wind is common in our area of Sarasota, Florida.
Trees fall for other reasons such as the natural death of a tree or Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. Oct 02, Fortunately, in Florida, the law regarding fallen trees and the resulting damage is fairly clear. Generally, property owners are only responsible for damage caused by dead trees located on their property. Additionally, in order to prevail on a claim for dead tree damage, the claiming party needs to establish notice of the existence of the dead.
Florida Law. Florida law puts the responsibility for fallen trees on the homeowner. When trees are close to your property line, then the law determines the owner by looking at the trunk of the tree. If the trunk sits primarily on your property, then you are the owner. If the tree sits right in the middle of two properties, then both owners are.
Oct 06, However, Florida law allows tree trimming only up to your property line, and trimming is prohibited if it requires access to the neighbor’s property or if it will destroy the tree.