Tree from yard damages neighbor

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Country: United States of America
State: Florida

During hurricane Wilma a branch from my tree broke off and blew into a neighbor's yard, breaking the rear window of a car parked in the driveway. Am I legally responsible for the cost of repair? The car belonges to a friend of his and he is unwilling to report it on his home owners ins.


No--you are not responsible for acts of god...