Europe is in the midst of disaster, only, they do not realize.
I'm reasonably sure that if a neighbor's 75ft half dying tree that you'd complained about often, asked that they get it trimmed to not be over your property, drops a huge limb on your car, and your neighbor is uninsured and refuses to pay for car or clean up... you'd be finding a lawyer and be glad they were about.
It's really stupid to blame lawyers for human behavior, both those that reneg and those that want to get unacceptably rich.
jallman: "It's all good. At least you have a thick skin and can take being poked fun back at without crying. "
If you have a pool, you have to take steps to control access.