Kenny Co-Authors Supplement to New Jersey Insurance Law Book

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ROSELAND, N.J./February 27, 2008 -- George J. Kenny and former Connell Foley partner Frank A. Lattal have authored the recently-released 2007/2008 Supplement to their best-selling book, New Jersey Insurance Law. The treatise is published by ALM Properties, Inc., a noted legal publisher whose products include the New Jersey Law Journal. The second edition of the book, which one reviewer described as “readable and reflective of today’s insurance coverage law in New Jersey,” is considered the standard insurance text for New Jersey lawyers. The latest supplement contains summaries and comments on all reported New Jersey coverage cases in the last year, touching on:

  • Principles of Insurance Coverage
  • Rights of Insurers and Obligations of Insureds
  • Rights of Insureds and Obligations of Insurers
  • Duty to Defend
  • General Liability (CGL) Policies
  • Environmental Insurance Coverage
  • Motor Vehicle Liability Policies
  • Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Coverage
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists Endorsements
  • Life, Health and Disability Insurance
  • Homeowner Policies
  • Professional Liability Policies
  • Fire Insurance Policies
  • Additional Insurance Topics (such as Employment Insurance, Excess Insurance, Property Insurance, Employee Dishonesty Policies, NJ Property-Liability Insurance Guaranty Association, Reinsurance, and more)

The current supplement also contains an updated glossary of insurance terms and phrases with case law authority, as well as a reference guide to statutes and administrative code provisions which govern New Jersey insurance practice and procedure.

Mr. Kenny is a key member of the Insurance Law practice group, and a long time Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, as well as a Diplomate of the American Board of Trial Advocates and a Life Fellow of the American Bar Association. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Rutgers University School of Law−Newark and has written and lectured extensively on litigation practice and insurance coverage law. Mr. Kenny has also served on the Council of the American Bar Association’s Litigation Section and on the ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary. He is a former Trustee of the New Jersey State Bar Association and a former President of the Essex County Bar Association. Mr. Kenny has served on the editorial board of the New Jersey Law Journal for more than twenty years. He is also co-author of the chapter on damages in Law and Practice of Insurance Coverage Litigation, published by West Group. He was recently invited to lecture on insurance coverage at the New Jersey Judicial College.

Mr. Kenny, who has tried more than 400 cases to conclusion and briefed or argued almost 100 reported Appellate Division and Supreme Court cases, is recognized as one of the premier litigation specialists in New Jersey. He has been a certified civil trial attorney since the initial certification procedure was instituted in the early 1980s.

Mr. Kenny has represented clients in a broad range of civil litigation, including tort liability, insurance coverage, product liability, medical and professional malpractice, governmental liability, construction defect, and employment law in both state and federal courts.

For more information contact George J. Kenny at 973-535-0500 or


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