Unless this lawyer is also an arborist, the government will not care. He's just another person with no expertise in identifying diseased trees or trees at risk of falling and causing damage.
In fact, he's just some guy who hasn't even seen the tree.
What you need is a Maryland CERTIFIED arborist.
You're just some guy, and a lawyer is just a law professional. The government gets letters from people and lawyers all the time.
An arborist will carry weight.
A risk of thrown rocks is one openly known, notorious one with rotary mowing equipment.
The op would need to need to establish negligent operation of the mower, like operating it over gravel or patchy grass with visible gravel or or negligent application of landscaping rocks that they set down...
You are on a consumer advice forum. My advice is be resilient, it will garner sympathy and support from people NOT immediately affected whose support you will need if you want to see change.
In reading your inititial post I was very sympathetic. I freely admit that opinion has changed. People...
You and your neighbors could share a ramp.
You could ask the city Dept of Public Works if they have ramps (they certainly do) and to borrow them please. Heck, you could ask the contractor that. Heck if you had a pair, you could just 'borrow' them off their truck and put em back.
You could find...
You have an entire community affected by this. I bet you probably don't even know your any of you neighbors and would not feel comfortable asking them for a thing, let alone fighting as a group.
That's probably why city hall is treating you like dirt and throwing your mailboxes in a...
Also - pratical advice - go to a car store or like harbor freight and buy a set of aluminum loading ramps. Use them to move your vehicle over the construction ditch. Been there, done that. Be careful. (If you have a lighter car a couple of stout boards will do.
OR, get a shovel and fill the...
I suggest you and your 30 neighbors pool and hire a lawyer advocate for your interests. I'd also suggest you go, en masse as a group to the town office and demand answers, and do the same group action at town and community meetings.
Why did you not give the property a cursory inspection before leasing?
Where you given oral ad/or written guarantees on these issues?
What has you landlord said when confronted with these problems now?