Asked by: Alessandra Mainardy
asked in category: General Last Updated: 15th May, 2020

Who is responsible for tree damage in Florida?

Under Florida law, the health of the tree determines who is responsible for damages to neighboring property. If a dead tree falls on a neighboring property resulting in damage, the person who owns the property where the trees was originally located is responsible for damages if they were on notice the tree was dead.

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People also ask, who is responsible if a tree falls on my property?

When a tree falls over onto a neighbor's property, that neighbor should submit a claim to his or her insurance company immediately. The insurance company is usually responsible for taking care of the damages. This is true if the tree fell over due to an act of nature.

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Also asked, is Hoa responsible for fallen trees?

Answer: With respect to the tree trimming, the association would not ordinarily be responsible for damage caused to your home or property due to an “act of God,” regardless of whether the tree is on your property or association property, or whether you own the tree, or the association owns the tree.

Who pays for fallen tree damage in the UK?

Any damage to your home or garden caused by a tree is generally covered by your buildings insurance. If a tree was to fall from your property, a neighbouring property or from the road, your insurance company will probably recover any costs from whoever 'owned' the tree.

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