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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Do Dead Trees Talk?

April 19, 2022

Do dead trees talk? Yes. 11:30 p.m. Had you been there on the wooded hill illuminated by the full moon, you would have definitely heard the noise. But you probably would never, ever have imagined its source. Something like a muffled groan but intuitively not human. Time would pass and you would have filed the […]

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A Claim for Damaged Trees

December 30, 2020

A claim for damaged trees came to my client, an insurance company. The claimant was seeking restoration for two trees with a diameter of 12 and 16 inches, respectively. The claimant sought the help of a nurseryman and certified arborist. The proposal was for 14 2” replacement trees to total the casualty diameter measurements of […]

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Desktop Review: Gretchen Gallo and Bad Neighbors

November 10, 2020

Desktop Review: Gretchen Gallo and Bad Neighbors This desktop review came from the legal department of an insurance company. The matter was rooted in the claimant whose driveway and swimming pool were being damaged by the roots of a neighbor’s oak tree. Serious damages … think six figures. The neighbor did, in fact, own the […]

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