About Martin & Helms

A Huntsville injury law firm that takes your case personally

Life after an injury can be hard in unexpected ways. Having a support system behind you can be the difference between adjusting to your “new normal,” or struggling to keep your family safe. At Martin & Helms, we have spent more than 20 years fighting for the futures of our clients. If you have sustained an injury or developed an illness as a result of someone else’s negligence, you can trust us to support you at every step.

Tough times call for tough attorneys

Choosing the right personal injury attorney is an important step in building a better future. You deserve a lawyer who works one-on-one with you, and who can develop a plan for you to move forward. When you choose Martin & Helms, you get Clay Martin and Tara Helms: experienced, compassionate counselors who put your best interests first. We invite you to read more about us:

Attorney Tara Helms

Tara Helms / Personal Injury Attorney

Clay Martin / Personal Injury Attorney

Why choose Martin & Helms to represent you?

When the time comes for you to choose an attorney, we want you to choose our team. Martin & Helms was recently named a Tier One Firm by Best Law Firms® for 2023. We make it as easy as possible for our clients: all you have to do is call for a free case consultation, and we will take it from there.

We have the experience

Both Clay Martin and Tara Helms have been practicing law for more than 25 years. Over the course of their careers, they have handled a wide range of claims, from single-car crashes to complex litigation involving global corporations.

Because of this, we understand that in some cases, a jury trial is not in our clients’ best interests. If you wish to avoid a trial, we put our formidable negotiation skills to use for you. Often, our clients are presented with settlement offers that are better right from the start, because the other side knows that we are willing to go to trial when it is best for our clients.

We have the technology

The laws are constantly changing, which means the way we practice law must evolve, too. At Martin & Helms, we use the latest technology to help build your case, keep you informed, and keep your case moving smoothly through the court system. By marrying the latest programs and software to our traditional roots, we offer clients myriad options for how to most effectively and efficiently proceed with their cases.

We have the resources

A debilitating injury can lead to mounting bills and increased stress about the safety and security of your family. Hiring a lawyer might seem like a luxury you cannot afford – not when the insurance company is offering you a settlement right now.

That is why Martin & Helms takes cases on contingency. We pay for the costs of your case, so you don’t need to spend a dime on our services. We don’t charge legal fees unless we win your case, either. In short, it costs you nothing to call us, and nothing to hire us – and once we have won your case, we take our fees and pay from your total award, so you are left with no additional bills from us, either.

We have the track record

Ultimately, the most important thing is the ability to get the job done for the people we represent. Over the past two decades, the attorneys of Martin & Helms have secured significant jury verdicts and settlement awards for injured clients.

When you need a personal injury attorney who will answer your questions, assuage your concerns, and fight for your future and the future of your family, you need Martin & Helms.

How can we help you today?

Our firm was founded on the premise that our clients deserve attorneys whose goals align with their own. We are licensed to practice in state and federal court, so we will be with you from start to finish, no matter where your case takes us. We handle all manner of personal injury claims, including:

We also represent commercial clients in bad faith actions and other insurance disputes.

When you need help, Martin & Helms is there for you

If you have sustained a serious injury, or developed a chronic illness or condition because of someone else’s negligence, Martin & Helms will fight for you. To get started with a free case evaluation, please call 256-361-1140 or complete our contact form. With offices in Huntsville and Decatur, we proudly serve clients throughout North Alabama and the Tennessee Valley.