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What Should I Do If My Insurer Denies A Claim?

If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.

03/12/2014

Michael Skakel during a hearing in Rockville Superior court Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, in Vernon, Conn., to determine if he can be released while awaiting a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham, Pool)

Stamford Court To Be Asked To Determine Skakel Bail

Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel remains behind bars. A judge in Rockville Superior Court today heard arguments on Skakel’s request for freedom while he awaits a new trial on charges in the death of his Greenwich neighbor Martha Moxley in 1975, when both were teenagers.

11/06/2013

Michael Skakel (Stamford Advocate/Jason Rearick, Pool Photo)

Arguments Next Week On Whether Skakel May Be Released On Bond

A Superior Court A Connecticut judge has scheduled a hearing for arguments on whether he has the authority to release Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel from prison while he awaits a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley.

10/31/2013

Responders gather at the scene of a mass school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Order To Release Newtown Tapes To Prompt Appeal

The prosecutor leading the investigation into last year’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School said he will ask Connecticut’s courts to block the release of 911 tapes from the shooting by appealing a state Freedom of Information Commission decision.

09/26/2013

Michael Skakel (Stamford Advocate/Jason Rearick, Pool Photo)

Prosecutors Lose Bid To Withhold Tapes In Skakel Appeal

Connecticut officials have lost a bid to withhold videotapes from lawyers trying to overturn Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel’s murder conviction.

05/14/2013

Micey Sherman (Robert Mecea/Getty Images)

New Lawyer Critical Of Former Skakel Lawyer

An attorney for Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel accused the lawyer who represented him at his murder trial of having a good time making trips around the country instead of preparing for the case.

04/17/2013

(File:  Pool Photo/Bob Child/AP Photo/Pool)

Appellate Court Rejects Hunger-Striking Inmate’s Appeal

The state Appellate Court has rejected an appeal by a prison inmate who went on a hunger strike, ended up being force-fed under court orders and then claimed he was being abused and tortured in custody.

07/16/2012

Michael Skakel, left, addresses the court with attorney his Hubert Santos in Middletown, Conn., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012.  Skakel is seeking a reduction in his sentence of 20 years to life in prison for killing his neighbor Martha Moxley. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, Pool)

Skakel: “Baffled” By Legal Process In His Case

A lawyer for Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel told a panel of Connecticut judges Tuesday that his client’s 20-year to life prison sentence for killing his teen neighbor in 1975 was excessive.

01/24/2012

Ronald Taylor, George Gould (Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

Inmate Freed After 16 Years In Prison Dies Awaiting New Appeal

Ronald Taylor, one of two defendants whose murder convictions were overturned, then reinstated, after they spent 16 years in prison, has died while awaiting an appeal.

10/26/2011