My neighbor caused damage to my natural gas line on his property that I have easement for is he responsible for damages

My neighbor damaged my
natural gas line that I
have easement for is he
responsible for damages

Asked on January 12, 2018 under Real Estate Law, Texas


B.H.F., Member, Texas State Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

If your neighbor caused the damage, then yes he is liable for the damages.  Contacting his homeowner's insurance is a good start as the insurance company is most likely to have the deep pockets to pay the expenses.  However, if they refuse, you may need to consult with an attorney to send a demand letter to the insurance company or the neighbor to facilitate payment.

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