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Apr 30, 2019

Car Accident Statistics You Should Know

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Car accidents are frequently a traumatic experience as people often hear about them while reading the newspaper, watch them being described on the evening news or see them in person while driving. Today, we’re going to discuss a few of the scary car accident statistics worldwide. Scary Car Accident Statistics Did you know, worldwide, 1.25 million people die in car accidents annually? That is an alarming statistic. We often get into cars without thinking of the consequences or dangers they bestow upon us. That’s why it is even more important that you drive distraction-free and remain as attentive [...]

Apr 1, 2019

These are the most common car accident injuries

By |April 1st, 2019|Legal Matters|0 Comments

Car accident injuries can be devastating, and unfortunately there are common injuries that occur more often than others. These include neck and back injuries – both of which are severe and should not be left untreated. If you’ve been in a recent or previous accident and suffered physical pain or loss, contact a car accident lawyer to discuss your options. Here are the most common injuries that occur in car accidents. Broken Bones and Fractures Being in a car wreck can subject your body to a tremendous amount of force. Broken bones may not be immediately [...]

Jan 11, 2019

Can you get Reimbursed for Pain and Suffering with a Car Accident?

By |January 11th, 2019|Legal Matters|0 Comments

Car accidents are notorious for serious injuries that can disable a person, hinder their ability to work and bring home an income, and leave lasting impressions that change a person's life permanently. This is why it is important for an injured party to look at all the options with our qualified attorneys  before making a decision or simply agreeing to an immediate insurance coverage offer. Most accidents are addressed by insurance policies covering the cars involved, not the parties who were driving the vehicles. And insurance companies make it a point to reduce their losses where [...]

Jan 11, 2019

What Kind of Cases Do Personal Injury Attorneys Help With?

By |January 11th, 2019|Legal Matters|0 Comments

Personal injury lawyers have experience representing clients in a variety of issues due to the many types incidents that may lead to a legal action. These kinds of cases are called “torts.” A tort is a wrongful act that breaches a duty to another, causes harm and calls for the courts to impose a liability on the person committing the wrongful act. That wrongful act can be a mistake that the law refers to as negligence. If someone fails to take appropriate care and causes harm to you, a personal injury lawyer is the person you’d [...]

Nov 11, 2016

UCP of Huntsville and the Tennessee Valley Enters Wii-hab

By |November 11th, 2016|Legal Matters|0 Comments

Clay Martin and Tara Helms of Martin & Helms, P.C., a local law firm, presented a Nintendo Wii gaming system to United Cerebral Palsy of Huntsville & Tennessee Valley on August 17th in conjunction with the nationwide Project Wii-hab. UCP of Huntsville & Tennessee Valley Family Services Supervisor Julie Carden accepted the donation of a Wii Fit, Wii Sports, Wii Play, and controllers on behalf of the organization. UCP of Huntsville & Tennessee Valley therapists will use the new gaming equipment during physical and occupational therapies with clients of all ages and abilities. wii-hab "Our therapy [...]

Nov 11, 2016

Relay For Life

By |November 11th, 2016|Legal Matters|0 Comments

Martin & Helms is a sponsor of the 2011 Relay For Life in Marshall County. The Relay For Life is truly a special event because it celebrates cancer survivors. This year, more people than ever will survive cancer and fewer will hear the words “you have cancer.” Although we have made tremendous strides, in Alabama alone more than 24,090 people are expected to be stricken with the disease this year and 9,900 people will die. Cancer is a disease that affects almost every person, in every community, in some way. But for those who are suffering [...]

Nov 10, 2016

Krispy Kreme Run for UCP

By |November 10th, 2016|Legal Matters|0 Comments

Each year Martin & Helms sponsors Huntsville's Krispy Kreme Challenge for UCP. Visit our Facebook page for photos of this fun event! Huntsville’s 8th annual Krispy Kreme Challenge to Benefit UCP is Saturday, Nov. 19, at 8 a.m. at the Providence Classical School (former East Clinton Elementary School campus), located at 200 White Street. The Challenge: Run 2 miles from the start line in beautiful downtown Huntsville to a doughnut shop on North Memorial Parkway; Eat 1 dozen doughnuts; Run 2 miles BACK to the finish line…ALL IN ONE HOUR! The Challenge begins at 8 a.m. What if I don’t [...]

Oct 14, 2016

ACJF Grant Awarded to UCP

By |October 14th, 2016|Legal Matters|0 Comments

Thanks to lawyers from across the state, UCP of Huntsville & Tennessee Valley, Inc. has received $3,000 from the Alabama Civil Justice Foundation (ACJF) to assist with programs and services for families affected by disabilities in North Alabama and statewide. “It is especially rewarding to offer funding that supports the outstanding work that is being done by UCP to help others. We recognize that the downturn in the nation’s economy has meant decreased resources for nonprofits while the need for their services has increased,” ACJF President Rebekah McKinney said. “We are pleased that our grants can [...]

Nov 11, 2013

WAAY-31 Smoke Detector Giveaway

By |November 11th, 2013|Legal Matters|0 Comments

Did you know that almost two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms? That is why Martin and Helms partnered with WAAY 31 News to help keep you safe. In October, we gave away 131 smoke alarms through a promotion with WAAY-TV. 31 smoke alarms were given away through an on-line contest on waaytv.com. Then, 100 were given away from WAAY’s news set, located at Bridge Street in Huntsville. Fire safety is very important to us. We have worked with so many home fire victims [...]

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