It really depends on the skill of the owner.
Aug 22, Fallen Tree Responsibility Georgia law generally treats trees in more populated areas differently than trees in rural areas. This law, pertinent only to urban homeowners or landowners and not rural landowners, applies the “visibly dead or diseased” rule to trees that have shrublopping.clubted Reading Time: 4 mins.
Jul 15, Georgia’s fallen tree responsibility law uses the “visibly dead or diseased” rule for falling trees. In other words, when a tree from your neighbor’s property falls and injures someone or causes damage to your property, the neighbor is responsible for paying for any damage when the fallen tree showed visible signs that the tree was dead Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins.
Sep 09, Inthe Georgia Court of Appeals explained that rural landowners ("RL") are under no obligation to cure dangerous conditions on their land if the condition is of a natural origin. (see Cornett vs. Agee, Ga. App. 55). Trees, even dead or deceased trees, are of a natural shrublopping.clubted Reading Time: 3 mins.
An exception to this, attorney Steve Goldman with The Goldman Firm said, is if the tree is visibly diseased or damaged.
Sep 11, Urban land owners are responsible for injuries caused by a falling tree only if they knew, or reasonably should have known, that the tree posed a danger. They are not expected to know that a tree is rotten as an expert would, but rather as a reasonable person shrublopping.clubted Reading Time: 3 mins. May 03, During all these downpours throughout Georgia lately, fallen trees are fixtures in metro Atlanta's landscape. The steps you take after a tree falls can Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins.
Sep 24, While not knowing any specific Georgia case, it is generally the common law rule that a landowner is not responsible for the damage caused by a fallen tree unless the tree was dead, rotten, etc.
and the landowner had notice that the tree might be a danger to persons or another's shrublopping.clubg: Winthrop ME.