M. Clay Martin

M. Clay Martin

  • Personal Injury, Products Liability, Insurance Claims
  • Alabama
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I am a co-founder of Martin & Helms, P.C., in Huntsville, Alabama. Born and raised in Decatur, Alabama, I obtained my undergraduate degree in finance at the University of Alabama in 1992 and graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1995.
Since 1995, I have concentrated my practice on representing individuals and the families of individuals who have been harmed or injured as a result of the wrongful acts of others. While practicing in both state and federal courts throughout the country, I have litigated cases involving issues of products liability, tractor-trailer and automobile collisions, dangerous roadways, mass torts, fires and explosions, business disputes, as well as defective pharmaceutical drugs, medical devices and household products. I am dedicated to achieving the best possible result for my clients and have won millions of dollars for individuals who have been injured.
In the area of mass torts, I was actively involved in the representation of individuals who suffered kidney failure as a result of ingesting oral sodium phosphate bowel prep medications prior to a colonoscopy or surgical procedure. In recognition of my work in this area, I was selected as a member of the Plaintiff's Steering Committee for In Re: Oral Sodium Phosphate Solution - Based Products Liability Litigation, Multi-District Litigation 2066, and served as the Chair of the American Association of Justice's Oral Sodium Phosphate Litigation Group.
Additionally, I participated in the Trial Lawyers Care pro bono project which provided legal representation for victims making claims with the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund of 2001. I serve on the Board of Directors for United Cerebral Palsy of Huntsville and the Tennessee Valley. I have also served as a founder and chair of UCP of Huntsville and the Tennessee Valley's Annual Krispy Kreme Challenge Run Fundraiser. I currently serve on the Board of Bar Commissioners for the Alabama State Bar.

Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingent means that we do not charge a fee unless we get a recovery for our client. Our fees are based on a percentage of the client's settlement or recovery from a jury verdict.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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11th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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University of Alabama School of Law
J.D. (1995) | Law School
Honors: Bench & Bar Legal Honor Society
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Community Service Award 2009
Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association
Small Firm of the Year 2011
Madison County Volunteer Lawyers Program
Professional Associations
Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association
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Alabama Association for Justice
Executive Committee
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American Association for Justice
Past Board of Governors member and Past State Delegate
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American Bar Foundation
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Alabama Law Foundation
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State Bar of Alabama  # 0160R64M
Member and Bar Commisioner
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Websites & Blogs
Martin & Helms, PC
Contact & Map
Martin & Helms, P.C.
401 Holmes Avenue N.E. Suite C
Huntsville, AL 35801
Toll-Free: (877) 539-1990
Telephone: (256) 539-1990
Fax: (256) 539-1949
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