Neighbors tree roots have broken my sewer line?
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But do you have a question? Make a claim with your home insurance carrier; they may do a bit of the heavy lifting for you here. But, if they will not pay, you may just have to retain counsel and bring a law suit for damages caused by the "trespass." Hope this helps. gsg
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Generally, damage caused by your neighbor's tree, whether it is damage by roots or falling on your house, is considered and "Act of God" for which your neighbor is not responsible. You should make a claim under your homeowner's insurance policy. The insurance company may pay this claim or may deny it because the problem caused by the roots was a slow process and you could have cut the roots to prevent the problem. Unfortunately, there are some problems for which there is no legal remedy; yours may be one of them.
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A few more facts would help.
ARe you in a regular neighborhood.
Do you have a COA or an HOA/
I suggest you go see a local lawyer.
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