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Travel insurance carrier refuses to validate my claim it is

a conn.based company. can i...
travel insurance carrier refuses to validate my claim it is a conn.based company. can i sue the. the amount in small claims the amount is $6000-.
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: CONN.
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: THE COMPANY HAS REJECTED ALL MY INFO TO THEM
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: THE AMOUNT IS $6000-AND I LIVE IN N.Y. CAN I SUE THEM IN SMALL CLAIMS IN N.Y.
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Hello and thank you for entrusting me to assist you. My name is ***** ***** I will do everything I can to answer your question.

You would first need to check to see whether your insurance policy contains a mandatory arbitration clause. If it does, you cannot sue, you must go through arbitration instead. Arbitration is basically like an out-of-court trial where the rules of evidence are more relaxed.

If your policy does not include a mandatory arbitration clause, then yes you could sue in small claims court on a breach of contract theory.

If I can clarify anything at all for you, please do not hesitate to ask. It is my pleasure to assist you further if necessary....

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