A founding member of Christian & Small, Eddie was a long time partner with its predecessor firm, Rives & Peterson, and has been trying cases in federal and state court for more than 30 years. Eddie’s experience includes retail and premises liability, transportation, product liability, pharmaceutical litigation, medical malpractice, and a variety of insurance cases.
He combines his courtroom expertise and knowledge with the best technology available, efficient management of rigorous discovery demands, and an impeccable ability to organize and comprehend massive amounts of documentation. His reputation as a skilled litigator is recognized by his inclusion in the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Best Lawyers in America® and Alabama Super Lawyers® in areas including Insurance Law, Transportation Law, Personal Injury Litigation and Mass Tort Litigation.
In addition to Eddie’s extensive experience in virtually all aspects of insurance litigation, he devotes much of his practice to defending commercial transportation carriers, pharmaceutical and drug producers, heavy equipment manufacturers, health care providers and insurance carriers in high-stakes matters involving catastrophic personal injury, professional liability, premises liability, medical malpractice and commercial disputes.