Wrongful Death Lawsuits for Tree-Related Fatalities

February 23, 2024

Wrongful Death Lawsuits for Tree-Related Fatalities When tragedy strikes in a tree-related incident resulting in loss of life, the quest for justice often begins with the grieving families. From the plaintiff’s perspective, they seek answers and accountability. However, it’s worth noting that attorneys representing the defendant and insurance companies are also part of this intricate […]

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Expert Tree Witnesses: A Key Asset in Product Liability Lawsuits

November 14, 2023

  In the intricate realm of product liability cases, where the stakes are high and the intricacies numerous, the assistance of a tree expert witness can prove invaluable.  These experts, often referred to as expert tree consultants, play a pivotal role in providing specialized knowledge and testimony that can sway the outcome of a case. […]

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How to Choose a Tree Expert Witness for a Personal Injury Case

November 1, 2023

If you are representing a client in a personal injury case involving a tree-related accident, then you need to read this guide on how to choose a tree expert witness.   Whether you’re representing the plaintiff or the defendant, your best bet is to get a tree expert witness on your side. A certified arborist […]

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How a Tree Expert Witness Can Help Determine Wrongful Death

October 16, 2023

Trees can cause wrongful death if not properly maintained.  Learn how a tree expert witness can help determine wrongful death. Did you know that depending on where you live, trees should be pruned at least once a year with regularity?  Unfortunately, trees that have been neglected can be a hazard for anyone in their vicinity. […]

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Exploring the Role of a Tree Expert Witness in Insurance Claims

September 18, 2023

Florida boasts more palm trees than any other state, including tropical Hawaii.  While these trees are necessary for landscaping, they can sometimes lead to accidents.  That’s when the expertise of a tree expert witness becomes invaluable. Are you wondering how it works? Keep reading to learn about the critical role of a tree expert witness […]

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Who Is Responsible for Fallen Tree Removal?

March 13, 2023

Who Is Responsible for Fallen Tree Removal? Do you need clarification on the laws surrounding fallen tree removal? If so, here are some things you need to know.  First and foremost, it depends.  Is the subject tree on your neighbor’s property?  Did it fail in a significant storm?  Was it a dead tree?  Was the […]

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Acts of God and Other Silly Notions of Trees

May 3, 2022

Adjusting Insurance Claims Acts of God: If you are in the business of adjusting insurance claims, you have no doubt heard this scenario numerous times: “There was this incredible wind out of nowhere, and the next thing I knew my huge tree fell through my roof.” Another often repeated theme goes like this: “It must’ve […]

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If a Tree Fell in the Woods …

April 12, 2022

If a tree fell in the woods, would an insurance agent hear it? It is an amazing phenomenon to observe from afar. Extremely intelligent and well-versed insurance professionals handling claims become immobile when a tree or landscape issue comes before them. Their eyes glaze over. Their right hand goes to their chin. Their eyebrows rise. […]

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Appraisal: Nursery/Tree Farm

January 11, 2022

Appraisal: Nursery/Tree Farm The most difficult assignment for an arborist or other professional appraiser is evaluating  a nursery or tree farm, and the required expertise is exponentially greater if business damages are involved. Further, if the assignment falls under eminent domain, an even greater degree of expertise is required. Nursery and tree farm appraisals are […]

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The Settlement Mystery of Trees and Landscapes

December 14, 2021

The Settlement Mystery of Trees and Landscapes Nothing evokes frustration, anger, and other awkward reactionary behavior like a claim for trees or landscapes. Something unexplainable occurs when the subject of appraising trees and landscapes occurs. The same thing happens in legal disputes. Pros simply don’t know how to approach just compensation regarding trees and landscapes. […]

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