Jack T. Ribble
Shareholder
1617 JFK Blvd.
Suite 1140
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215.568.1800
Fax: 215.568.1830
jribble@kentmcbride.com


Education

West Chester University (B.S., 1984)

Widener University School of Law (J.D., 1989)


Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania and New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit

 

Jack T. Ribble


Jack Ribble was born in Flemington, New Jersey. He graduated from West Chester University (B.S., 1984) and the Widener University School of Law (J.D., 1989). Jack is admitted to the Bars of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and District of New Jersey as well as the Third Circuit Court of Appeals where he has represented clients at both the trial and appellate levels.

Jack directs the firm’s three state Workers’ Compensation Practice Group representing employers and insurers. He has lectured and at the request of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and frequently addresses employer, medical and insurance related associations. Jack has handled numerous appellate matters and has successfully protected examining physicians from civil liability before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in a case of first impression. As counsel to several international corporations he has assisted in the development of workers compensation programs including light duty work options, optimal medical treatment protocol and integrated benefit strategies.

When not practicing law Jack enjoys his time at home in Rose Valley, Pa. with his wife Christine and children Grace and Jack. Activities include service as a Board Member, League Commissioner and Coach for the local Little League Baseball Program and as President of the St. John Chrysostom School Board in Wallingford, Pa. Interests include baseball, golf, gardening and surf fishing at the southern New Jersey beaches.

Areas of Practice:

  • Workers compensation litigation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Defense Institute
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Delaware County Bar Associations

Published Works

  • "Examining Section 413 of the PA Workers Compensation Act," PA Bar Institute Publication No. 2000-2561

Presentations/Seminars:

  • Pa. State UAW Cap Council. Workers Compensation & Rights of Injured Workers Conference October 20, 2011
  • A Bureau of Workers Compensation’s 2008 Annual Conference - 5/5/08 and 5/6/08 - Hershey, PA - served on the faculty and presented the defense perspective in the simulated trial of a workers compensation claim
  • PA Bar Institute Seminar (Presenter): Tough Problems in Workers Compensation 2007 (3/27/07)
  • Kraft Foods, Effective Use of Transitional Duty Programs - 9/10/04 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Schmidt .v. WCAB (Pepsi Cola Co.) 83 SA.2d 877 (Pa. Cmwith 2003)
  • Burger King, A PA Workers Compensation Primer for the Multi-Jurisdictional Claim Manager - 12/15/03 - Miami, FL
  • PBG Business Unit Workers Compensation and Disability Manager Training Seminar, Effective Use of Legal Resources - 12/3/03 and 12/4/03 - Somers, NY
  • Nabisco Brands, The Defense of Hearing Loss Claims - 8/29/03 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Alston v St. Paul Ins. Cos. 612 A. 2d 421 (pa 1992)
  • Frito Lay Mid-Atlantic Region Risk Management Seminar, Handling Legal Documents - 5/9/01 - Aberdeen, MD
  • Broadspire Services, Subrogation Pursuant to Section 319 of the PA Workers Compensation Act - 2/16/01 - Mechanicsburg, PA
  • PA Bar Association Workers Compensation Law Section Fall Section Meeting 2000 (Presenter)
  • PA Bar Association Workers Compensation Annual Meeting 2000 (Presenter)
  • RSKCO Complex Claim Conference, Act Like An Entrepreneur - Thinking Outside the Box in the Management of Workers Compensation Claims - 11/8/00 to 11/10/00 - Nashville, TN
  • Frito Lay, Inc. Mid-Atlantic Region Meeting, The Litigation Process - 5/22/00 - Aberdeen, MD
  • Sedgwick CMS, Calculating the Pre-Injury Average Weekly Wage - 12/8/99 - Silver Spring, MD
  • Claim Indemnity Services, Opportunities Presented by Recent Changes to the PA Workers Compensation Act - 6/25/99 - Oklahoma City, OK
  • Pepsi Safety Mid-Atlantic Managers Meeting, The Practical Management of Workers Compensation Claims - 12/10/98 and 12/11/98
  • Cunningham Lindsey Claims Management, Actionable Fraud in PA Workers Compensation Claims - 5/98
  • Del-Val Care Management, Earning Power and the Use of Vocational Experts - 1997 - Bala Cynwyd, PA
  • Sysco Foods Services of Philadelphia, The New and Hopefully Improved PA Workers Compensation Law - 9/19/96 - Philadelphia, PA
  • The Future of Workers Compensation Practice and Administration in PA - 7/15/96 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Continental Insurance Co .v. McKain .v. All state Insurance Co. 820 F. Supp. 890 (1993)