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Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder - New York
"He is one is the best coverage lawyers I have worked with." "He is a fantastic and tenacious advocate. He is an expert on the law, but also a terrific strategic thinker." "He is a great behind-the-scenes thinker."
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Recognized as one of the nation’s top insurance coverage lawyers, Kenneth Frenchman has significant experience in insurance coverage litigation and counseling clients on insurance-related issues. He has secured settlements with prominent property and casualty insurers worldwide, recovering more than $3 billion for his clients. Representing primarily large, mid-market, and small corporate policyholders, Ken advocates for clients in litigation and arbitrations for damages and declaratory relief that manifest because of insurance companies’ breach of contract, bad faith, attempted rescission of policies, and other actions.
Ken has handled some of the nation’s most groundbreaking insurance coverage cases, including matters involving professional liability, breaches of representations and warranties, asbestos, products, toxic torts, environmental property damage, directors and officers, errors and omissions, sexual abuse and molestations, personal injuries, first-party property damage, business interruption, intellectual property, athletes’ disabilities, crime/fidelity, and employment.
Ken recently secured a decisive victory in New Jersey Supreme Court that will allow New Jersey Transit to access up to $400 million in insurance coverage from a group of excess insurance carriers to make much-needed repairs to its property following the devastating impact of Superstorm Sandy.