Sep 09, Fallen Tree Liability in Georgia. With intense summer storms, hazardous and fallen tree liability is a huge issue in the state of Georgia.
Around here, we call this issue “Tree-Gate” because we receive so many calls and emails from clients who are concerned that a neighbor’s dead tree may fall and do serious damage to their property or injure a loved bushtrim.buzzted Reading Time: 3 mins. Sep 11, The best action is to put the neighbor on notice of the dangerous condition of the tree and potential liability for damage, and to make sure there is a record of the notice such as sending it via certified mail.
(Source Credit: David J. Burge, Esq. Timber! – Falling Tree Liability in Georgia, Georgia Bar Journal, October )Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Trees falling or threatening to fall on a neighbor’s property. Georgia law does not impose a general duty of inspection for potential problems.
There are no Trees for Georgia (Circular ). For information on care, consult Shade and Street Tree Care. Jan 18, In Georgia, the owner of a tree is liable for injuries from a falling tree only if he knew or reasonably should have known the tree was diseased, decayed or otherwise constituted a dangerous condition. In other words, if you did not have a reason to know it was diseased (full leaves, looks fine) then it is not your fault if something happens.
Oct 22, In Georgia, metropolitan area landowners can be liable for injuries caused by falling trees and tree branches if they know that a tree on their property has visible damage, rot or decay. This is commonly known as the “visible rot rule.”. Acworth’s population has grown significantly in recent years, and it is considered a metropolitan area. Aug 30, Aug 30, Pulaski Pike, Toney, AL This beautiful land in Madison County Alabama sitting on a 15 acre lot.
This land is currently listed for sale with MLS # by the real estate brokerage company Cole Properties Inc., has been on the market since August 30, and is currently indicating a status of Active in the local Multiple Listing.