- September 27, 2013
Tree root damage: making everyone pay?
It is commonly thought that homeowners are not liable for damage caused by the roots of trees on their property, because they lack the necessary degree of foresight. However this is no longer correct. In a decision of some significance, Ramsey J in Khan and Khan v Harrow Council and Sheila Kane has held that … Continue reading Tree root damage: making everyone pay? →
- November 5, 2012
Preventing the risk in tree root claims
The recent cases of Denness v East Hampshire District Council and Robbins v London Borough of Bexley have shed further light where property damage is alleged to have been caused by the roots of adjacent trees. Both property and tree owners will be affected by these decisions as the long-held view that liability is always … Continue reading Preventing the risk in tree root claims →