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Toppled Tree Claim: Act Of God Or Negligence

 Tuesday, February 3, 2015

 ABC 13

An act of God or possible negligence? That’s the debate in one Deer Park neighborhood after a tree fell on a neighbor’s yard, causing thousands in damages. So who should be on the hook for the repairs? It’s usually an uphill battle when fighting insurance companies. So when a homeowner’s claim was denied after a neighbor’s tree fell on her home, she turned to us for help. Jodi Blair says January 4th was a calm Sunday afternoon. "It was really pretty that day. The sun was shining. I had laundry out," Blair said. But that all changed in the blink of an eye, after her neighbor’s tree fell on the back of her home.