Every few years, I am asked by a colleague, relative or friend whether s/he is responsible for damage or injury that a falling tree or limb caused an adjoining property or a neighbor. A recently reported case summarized the relevant, applicable and dispositive law. Skalafuris v. Arpadi, 43 Misc.3d 128(A), Appellate Term, Second Department, March 17, 2014.
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