Richard Edmonson
“PAIN IS INEVITABLE. SUFFERING IS OPTIONAL.”
Richard Edmonson
Phone: 601.713.6326
Martindale-Hubbell
ABOUT Richard Edmonson

Richard concentrates his practice primarily in the area of General Litigation, including Medical Malpractice, Products Liability Defense, Toxic Tort / Environmental Litigation, Professional Liability Defense, Construction Litigation and Banking.

Practice Areas
Education
University of Mississippi, L.L.B. (1963)
University of Mississippi, B.A. (1960)
Bar Admissions
Mississippi State and Federal Courts
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Distinctions
AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Fellow, Mississippi Bar Foundation
Publications & Events
Numerous articles on professional liability on attorneys and insurance agents
Membership & Affiliations
Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
Defense Research Institute
Past President, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
Past President, Hinds County Bar Association
The Mississippi Bar
American Bar Association
Fellow, Mississippi Bar Foundation
Reported Decisions
Rogers v. Jenkins, 22 So.3d 1219 (Miss.App. 2009);
McWhorter v. Cal-Maine Farms, Inc., 913 So.2d 193 (Miss. 2005);
Harrison v. Chandler-Sampson, Ins., Inc., 891 So.2d 224 (Miss. 2005);
Mercury Marine v. Clear River Const. Co., Inc., 839 So.2d 508 (Miss. 2003);
Scottsdale Ins. Co. v. Deposit Guaranty Nat. Bank, 733 So.2d 863 (Miss.App. 1999);
Delta Pride Catfish, Inc. v. Home Ins. Co., 697 So.2d 400 (Miss. 1997);
SLM v. Clinton Public School Dist., 677 So.2d 737 (Miss. 1996);
Seymour v. Brunswick Corp., 655 So.2d 892 (Miss. 1995);
Leininger v. Merchants & Farmers Bank, Macon, 481 So.2d 1086 (Miss. 1986);
First Nat. Bank of Vicksburg v. Caruthers, 443 So.2d 861 (Miss. 1983);
Brickell v. First National Bank, 373 So.2d 1013 (Miss. 1979);
Ervin v. U.S. Fidelity & Guaranty Co., 365 So.2d 1208 (Miss. 1978);
Canal Ins. Co. v. C.I.T. Financial Services Corp., 357 So.2d 308 (Miss. 1978);
Mississippi Bank & Trust Co. v. County Supplies & Diesel Service, Inc., 253 So.2d 828 (Miss. 1971);
Laher Spring & Elec. Car Corp. v. Breckenridge, 221 So.2d 718 (Miss. 1969);
Old Equity Life Ins. Co. v. Jones¸ 217 So.2d 648 (Miss. 1969);
Prudence Mut. Cas. Co. v. Switzer, 175 So.2d 476 (Miss. 1965);
Reid ex rel. Reid v. American Premier Ins. Co., 814 So.2d 141 (Miss. 2002);
Jones v. A. Garner Russell and Associates, Inc., 662 So.2d 211 (Miss.App. 1995);
Jones v. Guardsmark, Inc., 570 So.2d 569 (Miss. 1990);
Maurice H. Joseph v. Fresh Frozen Partners, Inc., 559 So.2d 1052 (Miss. 1990);
Berg v. Gray, Gray's Flying Service, Inc., 421 So.2d 487 (Miss. 1992);
Farrier v. Mississippi Bank, 390 So.2d 596 (Miss. 1980);
Upton's Carpet & Floor Cover, Inc. v. Hodges, 379 So.2d 543 (Miss. 1980);
Taylor v. Cheatham, 206 So.2d 837 (Miss. 1968);
Johnson v. Langley, 218 S.W.3d 363 (93 Ark.App. 2005);
The Mississippi Bank v. Kelly, 445 So.2d 849 (Miss. 1984);
McKee v. Miss. Bank & Trust Co., 366 So.2d 234 (Miss. 1979)