Who is liable when a neighbors tree falls?

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It depends on what made the tree fall. If the tree is dead, then the owner of the tree is liable. If a tornado caused it to blow over it is considered a natural act and no one is liable.

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Who is liable for tree due to storms in neighbors car?

No one is financially liable for acts of nature.

Neighbors tree fell on your house who is liable?

Barring some provable negligence, Nobody is liable for an act of nature. Your home insurance should provide coverage for a natural hazard such as this, Likewise if your tree fell on your neighbors house, the same would apply. The neighbors insurance would take car of the neighbors house.Depends on a lot of things. Generally, the tree is considered part of the land. Where it falls is who is initially responsible for the damages. From there, it gets legal depending on multiple factors.

Who pays if your tree falls on neighbors uninsured vehicle?

That's what auto insurance is for. Your neighbors auto insurance will have to cover his damages. In the United States. A property owner is not liable for acts of nature. It's no different than if his own tree fell on his car or if he was parked on a public street or if a tree was blown in from a national Forest down the road. No One is liable for an act of nature.

Who is liable for tree falling on neighbors car due to storms?

No one is financially liable for acts of nature.

A branch from your tree fell on your neighbors truck are you liable?

NO, Nobody is liable for an act of nature. You would not be liable for damage to vehicle resulting from a falling tree limb. Your neighbors comprehensive auto insurance will cover the damages. You would only be liable if someone had warned you that the branch was dangerous and you took no heed.

Are you liable if your fence falls on your neighbors car during a hurricane?

No, nobody is liable for an act of nature. Your neighbors will have to look to their own Comprehensive Auto Insurance to cover windstorm damages to their vehicle

If a tree in my backyard falls and does damage to neighbors privacy fence is my HO insurance liable for all costs or is his?

No, His insurance will cover his fence. Your home insurance is specific to your property and no one is liable for an act of nature,

Who is liable when your neighbors rotten tree falls on your house or car falls on your property?

In general, Nobody is liable for an act of nature. Your auto insurance comprehensive coverage would cover damages to your car. Your homeowners insurance will cover damages to your home. The neighbor would be liable only if your can prove the neighbor knew the tree was rotten and posed a risk. If a car falls on your property, that would mean a tornado picked it up and it fell on your home. You insurance would cover that damage.

Who is liable if a person's tree falls on a neighbor's house?

Nobody is "Liable" for an act of nature. It does not matter if it was your tree, your neighbors tree or a tree that blew in from 8 blocks away. Your own homeowners insurance policy will cover your property. If your neighbor sustained damage, Your neighbor's Insurance policy would cover damages to his property. Just notify your home insurer of your loss.

If a tree in your yard falls on a power line then the power line gets ripped out of your neighbors roof does your insurance cover it or does the neighbors insurance?

Generally the other persons insurance would cover this. However, it is best to check with your insurance company as they may be legally liable to pay it depending on the laws in your state.

Who is responsiable when a tree falls on neighbors car?

Mother Nature would be the "responsible" party. The homeowner is not "liable" for acts of nature. Your homeowners insurance is not responsible for a natural act that causes damage to property of another. Your neighbors car is not listed as covered property on your Homeowners policy. Your homeowners insurance would also not pay if the tree fell on your own automobile. If a tree falls on someones car they should file a loss claim with their Auto Insurance Company. If they have comprehensive coverage then it will take care of their loss.

Can you sue your if someone's tree falls on your house in Ohio?

Probably not. If the tree falls on your house due to a storm then the neighbor is not liable for the damage and it will have to be filed on your insurance. The only case where a neighbor may be liable is if the tree was dead and the person knew it was dead and was a risk to your property. Why would you want to sue your neighbor anyway?