Vetstein Law Group: Irene Cleanup Mailbag: Who Is Responsible If My Neighbor’s Tree Fell On My House, Car, Shed, Or Swingset?

[ Originally published 08/30/2011 ] By Richard D. Vetstein, ESQ Massachusetts Fallen Tree Law Hurricane, Tropical Storm, whatever-you-want-to-be-called-Irene certainly did a number on Massachusetts. We are into Day 2 of no power in my hometown of Sudbury. The kids are getting absolutely...

Vetstein Law Group: Cleaning Up After Hurricane Sandy: Homeowner’s Insurance Coverage & Downed Trees

By Richard D. Vetstein, ESQ Massachusetts Homeowner's Insurance Coverage for Hurricane Damage Although Massachusetts was spared a direct hit by Hurricane Sandy, there are widespread reports of flooding and property damage. Whether the damage to your home from Hurricane Sandy is covered by your...

Duane Morris LLP: New Jersey Property Owners Who Suffered Significant Damages as a Result of Hurricane Sandy May Be Entitled to Property Tax Relief

Any property owners in New Jersey who have suffered substantial damages to their real property as a result of Hurricane Sandy should be entitled to tax relief pursuant to New Jersey law. Specifically, N.J.S.A. 54:4-35.1 provides that any parcel of real property containing a building or other structure...