If one of your trees was damaged and in danger of falling, you should get that taken care of as soon as possible.
“If your tree is leaning over the property of another person then it is your legal responsibility to immediately remedy that situation,” Bob Hartwig, insurance expert, economist and consultant for University of South Carolina said. “Failure to do so could open you up to a finding of negligence. You cannot “wait” for the tree to fall on the neighbor’s house so that their insurer will pay for its removal.”
To find out how to to handle a tree that fell during the storm, go here.
To take care of a hazardous tree that hasn’t fallen yet, go here.