Martin's mother seeks money from HOA, state fund

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Associated Press

Posted on August 6, 2012 at 4:00 PM

Updated Monday, Aug 6 at 4:02 PM

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Court documents Trayvon Martin's mother is asking for at least $75,000 from the homeowners' association of the gated community where her teenage son was fatally shot by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman.

Sybrina Fulton also has asked for an undisclosed amount of money from a state fund set up to help crime victims with things like funeral expenses and counseling, according to state documents obtained by The Associated Press.

Court documents filed last week by the gated community's insurance company show that Fulton filed a claim related to her son's death. The policy has a $1 million limit on payouts.

Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America asked a judge in the court papers to relieve the insurer of its duty to defend the claim.

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