Q: A neighbor has dammed and rerouted water way with dozer and excavator. Altering flood plain and threatening residence.
A: You need to contact an attorney to assist you with this. Based on the limited information you may have potential damages but you need to have an attorney go through your case with you to make sure.
A: Adjoining landowners are entitled to adjacent and subjacent support of their real property. But to prove this Tort will be difficult. Some type of engineer will be a necessary expert witness here. Also contractors will have to testify as to the costs of restoring the land, that is a large part of your Damages. Consult with a real estate litigator and first determine your SOL.
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