Disciplined in Sophisticated Defense and Insurance Litigation

Richard D. Gable, Jr. is a Partner in the Philadelphia office where he focuses on arson & fraud, coverage defense, extra-contractual, and subrogation & recovery law. Rich has experience with large loss commercial property insurance coverage litigation as well as property insurance subrogation. In addition to his experience in defending insurers, he also has experience defending financial institutions from fraud claims, unfair trade practices, and the violation of other consumer protection statutes.  

Rich joined the firm in 2012, bringing a wealth of commercial litigation and trial experience to the firm. His experience began a decade earlier. Rich earned his Juris Doctorate from Villanova University School of Law in 1992. After that, he served as a Captain in the US Army Judge Advocate General's Corps for almost 6 years. During his military career, Rich also served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the office of the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. He went on to become a Partner at another law firm, where he worked for over 8 years becoming the director there before joining Butler.

Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Recognitions

  • Past Chair of the American Bar Association's Property Insurance Law Committee
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, Insurance Coverage

Education

  • University of Virginia
    Bachelor of Science
  • Villanova University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

Blog Posts

January 20, 2015 BLOG POSTThe Season of Giving: Pennsylvania Supreme Court Finds Bad Faith Claims to be Assignable
The Season of Giving: Pennsylvania Supreme Court Finds Bad Faith Claims to be Assignable
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July 24, 2014 BLOG POSTAttorney-Expert Communications Are Now Protected in PA
Attorney-Expert Communications Are Now Protected in PA
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July 22, 2014 BLOG POSTFeng Shui: Direct Physical Loss Does Not Include Damage to Invisible Forces
Feng Shui: Direct Physical Loss Does Not Include Damage to Invisible Forces
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Events

July 26, 2015 EVENTFDCC Annual Meeting
FDCC Annual Meeting
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May 07, 2015 EVENTABA TIPS Property Insurance Law Committee
ABA TIPS Property Insurance Law Committee
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March 16, 2014 EVENT2014 PLRB Claims Conference
2014 PLRB Claims Conference
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Key Points
Practice Area CASE TYPE
  • Subrogation
  • Subrogation - Large Loss
  • Extracontractual Claims
  • Fire (Suspected or Potential Fraud)
  • Indemnity Claims
  • Insurance Fraud
  • PIP
  • Coverage - Boiler and Machinery
  • Coverage - Business Interruption
  • BI (Business Interruption)
  • Coverage - Business Owner's
  • Coverage - First Party Automobile
  • Coverage - Homeowner's
  • Coverage - Inland Marine
  • Structural Collapse
  • Unfair Debt Collection Act
  • Coverage - Property
  • Fraud
  • Heavy Equipment Claims
  • Homeowner's - Coverage
  • Homeowner's - Insurance
  • Inland Marine - Coverage
  • Boiler and Machinery - Coverage
  • BOP
  • Business Interruption - Coverage
  • Business Owner's - Coverage
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Coverage - First Party Property
  • Hurricane Losses
  • First Party Coverage Issues