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Martin Daniel Crump

Personal injury Attorney at Gulfport, MS

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Practice areas
  1. Defective and dangerous products
    At Davis & Crump we handle a wide variety of defective product or product liability cases. Injuries to consumers of poorly designed products, improperly manufactured products, or products that are marketed with inadequate safety warnings can result in serious personal injury or death. Our attorneys are especially experienced in the laws which protect consumers against the harm caused by defective and dangerous products.

  2. Personal injury
    When you or a family member suffers a serious injury, you need a personal injury attorney with experience regarding all the legal and medical issues involved in your case. No matter how complex the injury, our attorneys have the skills to provide you with the best opportunity for full, fair compensation, and will help you understand all the issues in your case.

  3. Admiralty and maritime
    Serious personal injuries or death can result from maritime accidents, offshore accidents and river accidents or collisions. The attorneys at Davis & Crump have extensive expertise regarding maritime accidents, including the requirements of the Jones Act. We can also help you with worker’s compensation claims under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and Jones Act.

  4. Workers compensation
    Injured workers are good people that need help in tough financial times. At Davis & Crump we represent employees who are injured on the job in claims for lost wages and medical expenses against private and state employers and their workers’ compensation insurers. The right attorney can protect you and help produce an excellent outcome. If you were injured at work, or if a family member was killed, we urge you to call for a free case review.

Martin Crump, principal in Davis & Crump, P.C., has approximately 20 years of experience in successfully handling complex pharmaceutical, medical device mass tort litigations. Throughout the years, he has consistently been recognized as a leader amongst his peers because of his hard work and dedication to the law. Driven by his commitment to his clients, Martin is known for his no-nonsense approach and for going the extra mile to recover on behalf of the people he represents. Martin is a strong supporter of his alma mater, Mississippi State University, where he obtained his Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Philosophy, with a minor in Religion. He received his Juris Doctorate from Oklahoma City University. While attending college, Martin was a surveyor technician with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He also served his country in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Reserve for eight years. During this time, Martin participated in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm as well. These experiences, his work ethic and his desire for public service drew him to a career protecting individuals’ rights. Martin is very active in the legal community. Some of his professional memberships include the American Association for Justice, Mississippi Association for Justice, American Trial Lawyers Association, Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association, and National Trial Lawyers Association. In addition, Martin has been recognized by the American Trial Lawyers Association as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers each year from 2009-2015. He has been selected one of the “Best Attorneys of America” by Rue Ratings. Martin is also a member of both the Million Dollar and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He is licensed to practice law in the states of Illinois, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and the District of Columbia. Through the years, Martin has represented thousands of clients in scores of pharmaceutical/defective medical device litigations, such as Trasylol, Gadolinium, Avandia, transvaginal mesh, hormone replacement therapy, Bausch and Lomb, and Vioxx. He has also served on the plaintiff’s steering committees in the Hydroxycut, Chantix, Sketchers, Bard, Ethicon, Boston Scientific, American Medical Systems, Propecia, Lipitor, Testosterone and the Bair Hugger litigations. Currently, Martin serves as Co-Head Counsel of the Cook MDL and is a member of the Plaintiffs Executive Committee for the Viagra Melanoma MDL. Martin is active in various state court litigations around the country and specifically has been appointed as Co-Lead Counsel in the Hydroxycut litigation in Philadelphia and the Skechers litigation in Los Angeles. His service on the leadership committees shows his firm’s commitment to the various litigations in which Davis & Crump is involved. Martin resides in Pass Christian, Mississippi, with his wife, Latrisha and their six wonderful children, Kaylee, Madison, Lilly Grace, Zoe, Emmah and Malachi. He is an avid hunter and also enjoys golf and sport fishing.

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Licensed for 25 years
State GA
Status Active Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2020
Updated 02/03/2023
State MA
Status Active
Acquired 2016
Updated 03/17/2023
State NY
Status Due to Register within 30 Days of Birthday
Acquired 2014
Updated 11/17/2022
State IL
Status Active and Authorized to Practice Law
Acquired 2013
Updated 01/06/2023
State MO
Status Good Standing, Active
Acquired 2012
Updated 01/01/2023
State PA
Status Active
Acquired 2009
Updated 02/26/2023
State DC
Status Good Standing
Acquired 2009
Updated 06/08/2022
State TX
Status Eligible to Practice in Texas
Acquired 2008
Updated 01/23/2023
State MS
Status Active
Acquired 1997
Updated 02/03/2023

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Work Experience

  • Founding Partner
  • Davis & Crump, P.C. Attorneys at Law
  • 2009 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Waide Law Office
  • 1997 - 2001
  • Bankruptcy Clerk
  • United States Courts
  • 1995 - 1997


  • Oklahoma City University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1997
  • Mississippi State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1994

Legal Cases

  • Vance v. Union Planters Corp., 209 F. 3d 438
  • A jury awarded her $30,000 for lost wages and benefits, $20,000 for emotional distress, and $300,000 in punitive damages.


  • American Association for Justice
  • Chair, Leader's Forum
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Mississippi Association for Justice
  • Co-chair of Mass Torts Section
  • 2013 - 2014

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Board of Governors
  • American Association for Justice
  • 2016
  • Board of Governors
  • American Association for Justice
  • 2015
  • Board of Governors
  • American Association for Justice
  • 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2013
  • Board of Governors
  • American Association for Justice
  • 2013
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2012
  • Board of Governors
  • American Association for Justice
  • 2012
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2011
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2010
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2009
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  • American Association for Justice (AAJ) Trial Magazine
  • Attacking Preemption - Combat Riegel Expansion
  • 2016

Speaking Engagements

  • Transvaginal Mesh Litigation Group
  • Transvaginal Mesh: Status and Update
  • 2013
  • HB Litigation Conferences
  • “Mass Tort Speed Dating Panel”
  • 2013
  • Continuing Legal Education
  • "Proving the Biological Case"
  • 2013
  • Continuing Legal Education
  • "The Cook MDL: Litigation Overview"
  • 2013
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Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (1)
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Personal injury Attorney | Jun 09
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Martin a talented lawyer, a fierce advocate and a loyal counselor."
Personal injury Attorney | Dec 01
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse Martin because he is diligent, brilliant, practical, honest, and hardworking. He represents his clients zealously. We’ve worked together on a number of cases, and I find that he reflects the highest degree of legal competency and ethics."
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Gulfport Personal injury Lawyer Martin Daniel Crump
Martin Daniel Crump
Personal injury Attorney
Gulfport, MS
Licensed for 25 years